RICHMOND, Va. - The VCU Baseball team partnered with the Leukemia and Lymphomia Society (LLS) to join the fight against Cancer. Twenty seven members of the Baseball team and Rodney the Ram participated in the LLS Light the Night Walk on Saturday, October 22nd at Albert Hill Middle School here in Richmond.
The Light the Night Walk is a nationwide community gathering that pays tribute and brings hope to the millions of people touched by cancer.
The VCU representatives were among the many community members that came together to support the mission of LLS; to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
The VCU Baseball players joined the cause in holding red illuminated balloons that demonstrated support for cancer research and LLS or gold balloons in remembrance of a loved one lost to cancer.
Senior captain Seth Cutler-Voltz (pictured on the right) and Coach Keyes were instrumental in making this community partnership a success.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.