Turtle Creek, Pa. - The Penn State Greater Allegheny women's soccer team went out to support 2011 Woodland Hills graduate Colleen Kennedy, as she bravely battles brain and spinal cancer.
Wednesday night, the Woodland Hills High School girl's soccer team welcomed not only the Penn Hills girl's soccer team to the game, but also over 500 of Colleen's army of supporters.
Colleen, a 21 year old alumnus of Woodland Hills High School and a four-year member of the Woodland Hills girl's soccer team, was diagnosed this summer with two glioblastoma tumors in her brain and one in her spine.
Colleen Kennedy and her family are known in the community as an inspiring, generous and kind family who work hard to give so much to others. For years, they have supported and raised money for the Reflections of Grace Foundation, a family friend who lost her battle with brain cancer at just 5 1/2 years old.
"Kickin' it for Colleen" and "Colleen Strong" is a fundraiser to raise money for her and her family to assist with their ongoing struggle. Her team, school and community wanted to give back to a woman they call an inspiring leader.
With the assistance of those 500 people that attended the game, Colleen and her family received over $5,000 raised over the course of the soccer game.
Penn State Greater Allegheny and all of the participants wish nothing but the best for Colleen and her family. If you wish to make a contribution to help out Colleen and her family reach their goal of raising $25,000, please click here.