Central Islip, N.Y. - The coaches from all seven ECC volleyball teams have joined together to help support the fight against breast cancer. From October 15 through October 24 the seven teams will host a "Dig Pink" home contest to heighten awareness and raise funds for the Dig Pink Campaign founded by the Side-Out Foundation.
Each institution will be collecting $2 donations for admittance into the contest along with selling raffles. Additionally, each team will collect donations from dig sponsors who donated money based on the number of team digs in the contest.
Dig Pink Event Calendar:
Thursday, October 15
Queens at C.W. Post - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 20
Dowling at Mercy - 7:00 p.m.
Adelphi at NYIT - 7:00 p.m.
Bridgeport at Queens - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 22
NYIT at Bridgeport - 7:00 p.m.
Queens at Molloy - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 25
C.W. Post at Dowling - 12:00 p.m.
The total amount raised for the cause will be announced at the ECC Volleyball Champions.
The Side-Out Foundation:
The Side-Out Foundation (Side-Out) was established in 2004 by a group of individuals drawn together by their love of volleyball, but who also share a similar passion to be a part of the war against breast cancer. Side-Out's mission is to raise money for the war against breast cancer through the recreational activity of volleyball. Learn more at www.side-out.org.