2nd annual ALS Soccer Shoot Out hold in Raleigh
July 15, 2017 - als
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — On Saturday soccer teams from around a south competed in a second annual ALS Soccer Shoot Out contest in Raleigh.
In Dec 2015 Marilyn Blankenship was diagnosed with ALS.
Her son-in-law and his friends wanted to do something to help, so they total that with their adore of soccer.
All of a income lifted from a contest goes to a ALS Association.
“This tournament, a income kind of goes towards families that are being influenced now from a disease,” pronounced founder, Todd King.
“Whether it’s to assistance them with removing a wheelchair, a can, redoing their lavatory in a house, there’s a lot of things behind a scenes we don’t consider about that families need income for,” King added.
Last year they lifted $21,000. They’re anticipating to lift even some-more this year.