Philafieldhockey supports Play4theCure and all of our area teams’ fund raising initiatives.
Thanks to the following Phila-area college and high school programs for their contributions, listed below. Stories and photos featuring our teams’ Play4thCure (and other fundraiser) games along with a tally of funds raised will be updated regularly; check back.
West Chester East High School to hold its annual Melanoma Awareness fundraiser in honor of Maria Whitehead on September 23, 2017 at 10:00AM at the game vs. Phoenixville. Whitehead was a standout WC East player who lost her life to this disease. At East, Maria was a four-time all-league and all-area honoree. She was named the 1998 Chester County Player of the Year, served as team captain and team MVP her senior season, and was a gold medalist in the 1997 Junior Olympics. Maria was also nominated for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award and selected as the 1999 East High School Female Athlete of the Year. To find out more about Maria, click here. To donate, click here.