Press Release: World’s Top Lacrosse Players Using Spotlight to Grow the Sport During 2016 Season
Fans can pledge to donate toward their favorite player’s performance in 2016 to help grow the sport of lacrosse worldwide.
Sarasota, FL (May 5, 2016) – Fourteen elite professional lacrosse players have joined forces as one team to help share and grow the game they love through the Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation.
Casey Powell has teamed up with fellow professional lacrosse players Adam Ghitelman, Anthony Kelly, Brett Queener, Chris Mattes, Dan Eipp, Drew Snider, Garrett Thul, Ken Clausen, Marcus Holman, Max Seibald, Rob Pannell, Tom Schreiber and Tucker Durkin to run individual onfield performance campaigns powered by PLEDGE IT.
Each of these 14 players chose an individual statistic, either ground balls, points or saves, to raise funds that help make a difference in the lives of youth lacrosse players at home and around the globe.
Fans can pledge to donate to their favorite professional lacrosse player on the Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation Team and track their progress throughout the entire 2016 season.
To find your favorite professional lacrosse player and support his efforts to better than game, visit pledgeit.org/org/worldlacrosse and make your pledge.
“The aim of this CPWLF fundraising program is to send our game’s best ambassadors around the world to support and inspire the growth of lacrosse,” says Casey Powell. “the more money we can raise through this campaign the farther out we can extend our reach to grow the game. We are very hopeful for support from the lacrosse community who always rises to the occasion. Every little bit makes a difference.”
The Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation is a nonprofit organization that exists to unify and energize the entire lacrosse community worldwide. It’s mission is to share, support, and inspire lacrosse worldwide. The CPWLF is focused on supporting lacrosse players, coaches, organizers and enthusiasts from all over the globe. America’s first sport is spreading like wildfire and it’s the mission of the CPWLF to enhance that growth and preserve its powerful and unique culture.
For more information about the campaign, contact:
Heather Chase O’Neill
The Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation
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