The Woodlands, Texas — (November 10, 2018) - Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club wrapped up another very important Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign that helped to raise money which was donated to Houston Methodist Breast Care Center. This years campaign was brought to you by Hunter Family Orthodontics (Sterling Ridge, The Woodlands) and was led by the Girls Development Academy.Close to 2,000 pink shirts were sold within our Houston soccer communities. Shirts were proudly worn by players, staff, volunteers and parents for training, game day activities through the month of October.
Pictured Above: Dr. Ross Hunter, Hunter Family Orthodontics; Debbie Sukin, Regional Senior Vice President / CEO - Houston Methodist Hospital The Woodlands & HM Executive Team, BCA Committee Members and DA Players.
Breast Cancer Awareness Committee Members: Darien Morgan, Trina Engles, Francesca Shannon, Jennifer Hammerle, Karisha Coker, Michelle Giannotti, Natalie Olivarez, Rebecca Persson, Cheryl Pieper, Katie Swan & Tanya Hernandez.
"The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign is now an integral part of the club. Through our Service core value, we were able to sell close to 2000 pink shirts to raise money and awareness for an issue that effects so many lives. I would like to thank all of the players, parents and staff who participated. I would also like to recognize the awesome BCA Volunteer Committee who allowed us to reach every part of our expansive soccer club from Beaumont to Katy and Willis to Galveston!" Andrew Squire, Girls Development Academy / BCA Lead.
“With my mother being a breast cancer survivor, this month is very special to me. On behalf of the entire Hunter Family Orthodontics team, I would like to thank the Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club for allowing us to sponsor the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign and Fundraiser again this year. We absolutely loved seeing all the Dynamo | Dash players wearing the pink shirts and raising awareness all month long!” Ross D. Hunter, DDS, MS.
This year's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign was sponsored by:
The Hunter family have a daughter Natalie that plays for the '09 Woodlands Dash Orange within the Youth Academy Program.
“We are very proud of our ongoing partnership with Houston Dynamo | Dash Youth Soccer Club. With the support of Hunter Family Orthodontics, the organization's young athletes have demonstrated great leadership in the community. Their dedication to educating women about early breast cancer detection is truly saving lives, and the money raised will support services and technology at our breast care center. On behalf of Houston Methodist The Woodlands, I am grateful that we have these young role models in our community.” Debra F. Sukin, Regional Senior Vice President, Houston Methodist, and Chief Executive Officer, Houston Methodist The Woodlands.