Sandringham Supports Calls to Arms Appeal

Sandringham Football Club is joining big name sporting stars, Socceroos’ Tim Cahill, Essendon’s Andrew Welsh and Parramatta Eels’ Tim Mannah in Cancer Council’s Call To Arms this August to help tackle our toughest opponent yet – cancer.

Sandringham Football Club will don a yellow armband for their Call To Arms match on August 8th 2010 at Trevor Barker Beach Oval

Sandringham feel it’s important to support Call To Arms to raise funds and awareness for cancer in men. The stat of 1 in 2 men affected by cancer by the age of 85 is confronting to say the least. Our players will wear yellow armbands to support men who have survived cancer, those currently facing cancer and to remember mates who have lost their lives to cancer.

Cancer Council spokesperson Irene Manitta said compared to women, Australian men are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer and less likely to survive their diagnoses and supporting Call To Arms is a great way to spotlight this pressing health issue.

“Call To Arms is a chance for all local sporting clubs, like Sandringham Football Club to rally together and help raise funds to help prevent cancers in men, find new treatments and fund support programs for men facing cancer,” Ms Manitta said.

To support Sandringham’s Call To Arms match, head to Trevor Barker Oval on August 8th 2010 and make a donation. For more information on Call To Arms visit www.calltoarms.com.auand

To make a secure donation visit our personal page - http://vic.cancercouncilfundraising.org.au/personalPage.aspx?SID=290252






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