The varsity soccer and football teams at the Hoptacong High School in New Jersey, will be helping in the fight against breast cancer during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with their "Think Pink" campaign, according to the Hopatcong Patch.
The two teams and their coaching staff will be wearing pink through the month of October to show their support and to raise breast cancer awareness
. For the games on October 13 and 14, the teams will be asking their fans to also wear pink, so that everyone can be involved in helping this cause, according to the news source.
The end of the release stated that "losing is not an option," the media outlet reports.
According to the American Cancer Society, this disease is the second leading cause of cancer-related death among women behind lung cancer. However, the death rate has been decreasing since 1990 due to advancements in breakthrough breast cancer news and research. There are currently 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S.