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Morrisville State men’s soccer to raise funds for IACKids

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men’s soccer team has partnered up with the Italian American Coalition for Kids (IACKids), as part of the programs continued community outreach efforts. Proceeds from gate receipts on Saturday, Oct. 6 against Penn State Berks, along with raffles and the online jersey auction will benefit the program.

Every day, families are faced with serious hardships due to a child’s serious illness, extended hospital stay or other unfortunate circumstance. Morrisville State has teamed up with IACKids in an effort to raise funds and awareness for families who encounter financial hardship due to the illness of their young children, and has made it their goal, along with IACKids, to empower the community to give back to those families in need, in an effort to make a positive impact in their lives during trying times.

Minimum bids for the jersey’s start at $40 and bidding will begin Friday, Sept. 21 at 9 a.m. The online auction will continue until Friday, Oct. 5, closing at 5 p.m. Winners will be announced on the Morrisville State athletic web site Saturday, Oct. 6.

For more information on the IACKids and men’s soccer community service program, contact the sports information office at

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