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Charlotte Independence Unveil Breast Cancer Awareness Kits in Partnership with Novant Health

September 20, 2021 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Charlotte Independence News Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Independence unveiled today a third customized kit inspired by Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The one-of-a-kind pink, grey and black jerseys are available for purchase through our online auction and will be worn by the Jacks during their home match on Saturday, October 16. In partnership with the Novant Health Foundation, proceeds will benefit the Novant Health Cancer Institute Buddy Kemp Support Center so they can continue to provide quality care and services for cancer patients in the Charlotte community.

"We're proud to partner with Novant Health to drive awareness and raise funds to help comfort members of our community that face this battle against cancer," stated President & COO, Tim Schuldt.

Throughout the month of October, the Charlotte Independence aim to increase awareness and encourage early detection mammograms. The team invites patients and survivors from the Novant Health Cancer Institute, and beyond, to attend the match and join your Jacks in the fight against breast cancer.

Fans can purchase the Breast Cancer Awareness inspired kits through our online auction. Click here to place your bid. The auction is live now and will close on Sunday, October 17 at midnight. All proceeds benefit the Novant Health Cancer Institute Buddy Kemp Support Center.

"Novant Health is honored that the Charlotte Independence will be supporting the Novant Health Cancer Institute and Buddy Kemp Cancer Support Center through the sales of their Breast Cancer Awareness kit. Right now, our greatest need is transportation funds for patients and every little bit helps," said Barbara LiPira, Senior Director, Novant Health Cancer Institute.

The Novant Health Cancer Institute Buddy Kemp Support Center is designed to help patients and their families cope with cancer. From a comfortable, home-like setting to a variety of counseling services and even a boutique with beautiful wigs for patients who have lost their hair from chemo treatments, they help patients feel empowered to manage the changes that come after a cancer diagnosis. You can read the 2020 Buddy Kemp Impact Report here.

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