August 14, 2010
Virginia Tech Football announces fundraiser
Funds donated to Breast Cancer Research Foundation

BLACKSBURG - Head coach Frank Beamer and the Virginia Tech football team announced Saturday a fundraiser to support Breast Cancer Awareness. Pink bracelets will be sold for $1 each at the University Bookstore on-campus, the Volume Two Bookstore at University Mall, and the Hokie Stadium Shops in Lane Stadium. Pink Bracelets can also be purchased online at All funds donated will go directly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

October is known as National Breast Cancer Awareness month and the Hokies will designate the Oct. 9 game as Breast Cancer Awareness Day when they host Central Michigan in Lane Stadium. Members of the Virginia Tech football team will wear pink wristbands during the game to show their support.

Individuals or groups wishing to purchase a minimum of 100 wristbands can do so by emailing the Virginia Tech Football office at Checks are to be made out to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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