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Soccer match to benefit breast cancer

An upcoming match between Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) teams the Philadelphia Independence and the Boston Breakers will help raise awareness about breast cancer, Main Line reports.

The two teams will square off on Sunday, August 8, and will be receiving a hand from local supporters and international sportswear retailer Puma, who will be using their Project Pink initiative to promote the cause.

Puma will be outfitting players from the home team in special pink outfits to spruce up their uniforms. They will also be providing a special Project Pink soccer ball to be used during the match.

Also, before and during the match, spectators who donate a dollar to Alex's Lemonade Stand, a local sponsor, will get a steak sandwich from fellow sponsor Fleming's, which is a local steakhouse. Individuals who donate $100 will receive a $25 gift card to the steakhouse as well.

The Project Pink Campaign was introduced in July in cooperation with the WPS and has been working with the league to raise awareness about breast cancer. The league has also introduced their Project Pink clothing line, with money from the sale of the garments going to a nonprofit organization that will be announced during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is in October.ADNFCR-2795-ID-19919951-ADNFCR
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