Bethlehem Steel FC Partners with Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley for September
Club to auction unique signed warmups online and at Sept. 22 home match; special ticket promotion benefitting PCFLV announced as well
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (September 4, 2018) – When Bethlehem Steel FC returns to Goodman Stadium on Saturday, September 22, to face off against Toronto FC II, more than just the beautiful game will be in the limelight. Today, the club has announced for the second year that Steel FC has teamed up with the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley.
Building upon the success of last season’s efforts that saw the club donate over $2000 in proceeds, Steel FC has created special unique warmups that will be auctioned off starting today. The auction includes signed warmups from every player and coach of Bethlehem Steel FC, various members of the Philadelphia Union as well as a team-signed warmup. All bids for signed jerseys will take place exclusively online here. Fans at the match will be able to see the updated bids and the actual jerseys on the concourse but all bids and transactions will take place online.
In addition to warmups, Steel FC has announced a special ticket promotion to aid PCFLV with more donations. Steel FC will be selling special general admission tickets to the 9/22 contest for $12, with every ticket donating $5 to PCFLV. As a special thank you for supporters of the cause, PCFLV has announced that every purchase through the initiative will be entered into a raffle for a special prize. Fans wishing to take part in the special ticket plan can do so here.
Fans will see many special faces when entering Goodman Stadium on the campus of Lehigh University, as Steel FC players will be escorted onto the pitch by kid warriors from PCFLV. Steel FC players will be paired up with kids from the organization will have a meet-and-greet pizza party for the PCFLV kids and their families following the contest on the pitch.
The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley is dedicated to supporting quality-of-life for children diagnosed with cancer in the greater Lehigh Valley and their families, as well as long-term survivorship and bereavement programs. All of the programming and events are offered at no cost to these families. The Foundation believes that a pediatric cancer diagnosis affects the WHOLE family, and their mission reflects that belief. They also believe that a family's experience with childhood cancer does not end when treatment ends. Because of that, PCFLV follows a continuum of care model, hoping to be a friend to families from the date their child is diagnosed forever forward.