The Bucs will host their eighth annual “Reduce and Coloration for a Remedy” occasion on Wednesday, June 8, the workforce introduced final week.
The charity occasion will characteristic gamers and employees volunteering to have their heads shaved or coloured orange. The workforce will as soon as once more associate with the Nationwide Pediatric Most cancers Basis (NPCF) in an effort to lift 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 search out much less poisonous remedies.
Up to now, the Bucs have helped increase over $500,000 for the NPCF over their earlier “Reduce and Coloration” campaigns. Former Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston and defensive deal with Gerald McCoy, in addition to present Buc Pat O’Connor, have beforehand participated. Workforce COO Brian Ford shall be amongst these taking part this yr, in line with the workforce’s press launch.
Former Pewter Reporter Trevor Sikkema obtained in on the motion again in 2018, chopping off his well-known locks.
Along with the workforce’s efforts, Bucs social media supervisor Jill Beckman additionally began a private fundraising web page in assist of the occasion.
In accordance with the Nationwide Most cancers Institute, 1,800 youngsters die yearly in the US because of most cancers. The Bucs are all the time working to make a distinction locally, and Wednesday’s occasion is simply the newest instance.