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Bothwell Foundation receives Kickin’ It for a Cure Donation

5/23/2017


The Smith-Cotton Girls soccer team poses with Bothwell Regional Health Center CEO and Bothwell Foundation Board Member Jimmy Robertson. Jimmy was presented with a pink soccer ball that all the varsity soccer players signed.

Sedalia, Missouri, May 22, 2017 – The Smith-Cotton Girls Soccer Team made a donation to the Bothwell Foundation Cancer Services Fund by hosting their annual Kickin’ It for a Cure Soccer Game. 

The Smith-Cotton Girls Soccer team made a donation of $4,385 to the Bothwell Foundation Cancer Services Fund.  This is the fifth year the game has been held and the team has donated over $30,000 to the Bothwell Foundation through the Kickin’ It for a Cure game. This year’s annual event was held on May 4 against conference rival Warrensburg.  Funds were raised by the soccer team through shirt sales, raffle ticket sales, and by a live auction that was held at half-time.

“We are extremely appreciative and supportive of the Kickin’ It for a Cure Game.  Not only are the girls raising valuable funds that will be able to help patients in our community, but they are also creating awareness of the disease,” said Lauren Thiel, Bothwell Foundation Director.  Funds raised through Kickin’ It for a Cure have been used to help provide gas cards, Ensure protein drinks, a new speaker system that allows patients to listen to a customizable play list while receiving radiation therapy and other items to help patients during their treatment at the Bothwell Regional Health Center.

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About Bothwell Foundation

In the past 10 years, the Bothwell Foundation has contributed more than $1.5 million to financially support Bothwell Regional Health Center and improve health and wellness services for the community. The foundation receives contributions from patients, employees, physicians, volunteers and friends throughout the west central Missouri region. These gifts help the health center purchase the latest medical technology, provide education and training scholarships to employees and students, develop new services, and fund important health-related initiatives, programs and services.

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