YORK, Pa. – The York College field hockey, men’s soccer and women’s soccer team’s will play host to the Second Annual Play for Trey Day and is asking fans to participate in an “Orange Out” on Saturday, October 24.
The field hockey team will also be playing its inaugural Play4TheCure game in which 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, specifically for Leukemia research.
The purpose of Play for Trey Day is to raise awareness to for Leukemia research and treatment, specifically for young children, and to help raise funds for Trey Fry as he continues his fight against Leukemia.
Trey Fry is the four-year-old nephew of Spartan head field hockey coach Carly Zinn who was diagnosed with Leukemia in May of 2014 and immediately began receiving chemotherapy treatment. Trey underwent a bone marrow transplant in February of 2015, in which his seven-year-old brother was his donor. Trey had a long four months post transplant, but has since been recovering well and enjoying normal activities.
Orange “Play for Trey” t-shirts will be sold for $10.00 on Saturday with all the proceeds going directly to Trey and his family.
The teams will be collecting NEW activities for kids fighting a battle with cancer at the Hershey Children’s Hospital to keep them occupied while undergoing daily treatments. Activities such as coloring books, Play-Doh, playing cards, Legos, etc. will be accepted.
Monetary donations can be made at the day of the event to the National Foundation for Cancer Research or you can donate online at: https://www.crowdrise.com/carlyzinn-play4thecure/fundraiser/carlyzinn.
There will also be the opportunity to make pledges based on the number of goals each Spartan team scores that day.
Remember to wear ORANGE in support of Leukemia awareness!
On field action starts at noon when field hockey takes on Wesley. Women’s soccer squares off against Southern Virginia 12:30 p.m. and men’s soccer will face Southern Virginia at 3:00 p.m.