Bucs To Host Charity Event For Cancer Research

The Bucs will host their eighth annual “Reduce and Shade for a Treatment” occasion on Wednesday, June 8, the group introduced final week.

The charity occasion will characteristic gamers and employees volunteering to have their heads shaved or coloured orange. The group will as soon as once more companion with the Nationwide Pediatric Most cancers Basis (NPCF) in an effort to boost cash for childhood most cancers analysis.

Headquartered in Tampa, the NPCF is a nonprofit group devoted to eliminating childhood most cancers. Since 1991, the NPCF has partnered with main hospitals across the nation, working to seek out much less poisonous remedies.

Thus far, the Bucs have helped elevate over $500,000 for the NPCF over their earlier “Reduce and Shade” campaigns. Former Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston and defensive sort out Gerald McCoy, in addition to present Buc Pat O’Connor, have beforehand participated. Staff COO Brian Ford might be amongst these collaborating this 12 months, in response to the group’s press launch.

Former Pewter Reporter Trevor Sikkema bought in on the motion again in 2018, slicing off his well-known locks.

Along with the group’s efforts, Bucs social media supervisor Jill Beckman additionally began a private fundraising web page in assist of the occasion.

In keeping with the Nationwide Most cancers Institute, 1,800 kids die yearly in the US because of most cancers. The Bucs are at all times working to make a distinction in the neighborhood, and Wednesday’s occasion is simply the most recent instance.