When Stratford (CT) High School hosted Notre Dame Catholic High School of Fairfield (CT) in a non-league baseball game on Thursday, May 19, the winners were the men and women in the prostate cancer community who benefit from the programs offered by Fans for the Cure. The game marked the second time the teams had partnered with Fans for the Cure to raise awareness about the importance of screening for prostate cancer and to call attention to the connection between early detection and best outcomes.
A ‘Light Blue’ Charity Game
Stratford hosted Notre Dame of Fairfield in a non-league game on Thursday, May 19. The game marked the second For the occasion, the Stratford HS Red Devils wore light blue Fans for the Cure t-shirts under their regular jerseys.
The Red Devils’ players and coaching staff were first drawn to prostate cancer as a cause through the charity’s founder, Ed Randall, a longtime sports radio presence in the New York/NJ/Fairfield County radio market and current SiriusXM Radio host. For almost two decades, Ed has used his broadcasting platform to educate listeners about prostate cancer and emphasize the importance of discussing all aspects of the disease with one’s physician.
Fundraising in Support of Our Work
Fans for the Cure is beyond grateful to the Stratford High School leadership, Notre Dame Catholic High School, the schools’ baseball team members, managers, trainers, and coaches. We also thank the families and supporters of both schools for their fundraising on behalf of Fans for the Cure at the game. The charity is humbled to have received over $1,000 in donations as a result of their efforts. The generosity of the Stratford and Notre Dame communities means the world to our organization.
On behalf of Ed Randall, our Board Chairman Steve Garvey, and the entire board and leadership team of Fans for the Cure, we extend our sincere thanks for all those responsible for organizing and carrying out this outstanding event.