Rowdies to Feature #GOLDTOGETHER Initiative for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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The Tampa Bay Rowdies look to cement their playoff hopes under the lights of Al Lang while also putting a spotlight on childhood cancer.

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and the Rowdies’ #GOLDTOGETHER campaign looks fight the leading disease killer of children in the United States.The Rowdies are working together with Medulloblastoma survivor and honorary Rowdie Cole Eicher to support families, raise research funds and bring awareness to childhood cancer.

The Rowdies take on the Charlotte Independence on September 23 and Bethlehem Steel FC on September 30. For both matches, the Rowdies will donate $2 from every ticket sold to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital pediatric cancer research unit. The club will also donate $1,000 for every Rowdies goal plus $1,000 for a shut-out.

Twelve-year-old pediatric cancer survivor Marissa Peddie will sing the anthem at both matches.

Fans can participate in various pre and in-game activities to support fundraising. Click HERE to purchase tickets or call 727-222-2000.

Click HERE to donate directly to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital pediatric cancer research unit.

Article by I Love The Burg writer Daniel Gomez

Written by Dex Fabian

Dex Fabian is the co-founder of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. A graphic designer by trade, Dex has been witness to Tampa Bay's explosion to become one of the hottest regions in the nation. In 2009, he helped develop the brand for I Love the Burg and in 2014 developed the branding for That's So Tampa and has been a regular contributor to both ever since.