For the month of October, Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald is raising awareness and funds via PLEDGE IT for breast cancer research in honor of his mother and those who have been affected by breast cancer.

Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) October 09, 2015

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Larry Fitzgerald, with the help of the Arizona Cardinals, is raising awareness and support for breast cancer research in honor of his mother and those who have been affected by breast cancer.

Larry Fitzgerald is solidifying his commitment to fight against breast cancer by launching the Crucial Catch Challenge: http://pledgeit.org/receivinghope.

Fans have the opportunity to pledge any dollar amount for every catch Larry has during the month of October. Fans can also make a one-time flat donation to support his efforts in raising awareness for breast cancer research. Larry Fitzgerald will personally donate $1,000 per catch, $10,000 per touchdown, and $10,000 per Cardinal win.

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Fitzgerald said, ?Back in 2003 I lost my mother to breast cancer. That?s why I?m proud to wear pink during the month of October to help the American Cancer Society fight back against breast cancer. Together with your help we can fight breast cancer and save lives. Our campaign goal of $25,000 can only be reached with your help! You can pledge any dollar amount for every reception earned in the month of October, or you can make a one-time donation. This is a cause near and dear to my heart, and I?m committed to raising as much awareness as possible.?

Proceeds from Larry Fitzgerald's PLEDGE IT campaign will benefit the American Cancer Society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. For additional information please contact JohnPaul via email at jp(at)pledgeit.org or call (717) 645-2464.

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PLEDGE IT is an online fundraising platform that empowers teams and athletes at any level for all sports to raise money based on their athletic performance. Fans can pledge any dollar amount for every touchdown, run, or point scored to benefit their team or favorite cause. PLEDGE IT has been featured on ESPN, Ellen DeGeneres Show, USA TODAY, Sports Illustrated, Fox Sports, and MSNBC. For more information about PLEDGE IT, visit http://www.pledgeit.org

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