Student Athletes and Epworth Manor Donate to Women’s Health Services

Pictured, from left to right, are: Crystal Bridges, representing Epworth Manor and Tyrone Cheerleader Boosters, Lannette Johnston, MS, Director of Outreach Programs at Tyrone Hospital and Dawnett Matley, Natalie Geisler and Robin Dickson of the Tyrone Cheerleader Boosters. (Provided photo)

TYRONE – The Tyrone varsity cheerleaders and their booster club, Epworth Manor and the Tyrone Junior High football players jointly made a donation of $2,057.25 to the Tyrone Hospital Foundation. Funds donated will be used to help pay for digital mammography technology for Tyrone Hospital and the Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute of Central Pennsylvania (BCWHI).

Donated funds were raised during a Pink Out event held at the Golden Eagles Sept. 28 home football game. The event kicked off breast cancer awareness month.

The cheerleaders and their booster club contributed $1,580.75 raised by selling specially-designed breast cancer awareness T-shirts, pink under eye patches and from pink-themed door prize promotions. Epworth Manor contributed $350 raised via a dress down event and a walking taco sale. The junior high football team contributed $126.50 in personal donations.

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