Women's soccer team participating in pair of fundraisers this weekend

By M.J. Arjomandi published October 18, 2011

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's soccer team is organizing a pair of fundraising events for this upcoming weekend's soccer matches.

The Mountain Lions will host a "think pink" fundraising event at this Friday's soccer doubleheader. All fans and spectators are encouraged to wear pink in honor of breast cancer awareness. In addition, all proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. A donation jar will also at the ticket table on Friday for anybody else who would like to make a donation.

Sunday, the women's soccer team will continue their charitable efforts as they will be raising money to help bring clean drinking water to people in Ethiopia. All proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the team's goal of raising $5,000. Thus far, they have raised $1,042 for their campaign which ends on November 25.

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