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MLS announces Childhood Cancer Awareness efforts

Here’s the news release from the league:

Today Major League Soccer announced that players will wear special Soccer Kicks Cancer t-shirts during pregame festivities throughout the month of September, raising awareness and funds for children’s cancer research and treatment.

MLS WORKS, the League’s community outreach initiative, has partnered with Children’s Oncology Group to focus efforts on Childhood Cancer Awareness during the month of September. More details can be found here.

Soccer Kicks Cancer apparel will be exclusively available at Proceeds will benefit Children's Oncology Group.

MLS players will also wear a commemorative Soccer Kicks Cancer patch on their jersey throughout September. Select player jerseys will be available through an online auction, starting September 7. Supporters will be able to bid on exclusive Soccer Kicks Cancer game-worn and autographed memorabilia.

MLS clubs throughout the month of September will recognize and honor children battling cancer and organizations working to find a cure.