Women's Soccer and Women's Lacrosse teams partner with Birthday Wishes

Submitted on Wednesday, 8/13/2014, at 7:44 PM

Women’s Soccer and Women’s Lacrosse teams raise money for birthday wishes

May 2014—story by Caroline Broder '15

The Amherst College Women’s Soccer and Women’s Lacrosse teams recently partnered up to raise awareness and funds for Birthday Wishes, a local organization in South Hadley whose mission is to provide birthday parties for homeless children in the community. The organization believes that all children, regardless of their living situation, should celebrate their birthdays joyfully, surrounded by family, friends, and others who care.

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