Notre Dame High School of San Jose Girls Basketball Program Hosts 1st Annual Event Promoting Brain Aneurysm Awareness

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The Notre Dame High School of San Jose Girls Basketball program is set to host its 1st Annual “Hoopin' For A Cause—Brain Aneurysm Awareness” event on Saturday, January 17, 2015 with basketball games, a barbeque, raffle and bake sale. All proceeds to benefit the world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation.

Brain Aneurysm Foundation

Brain Aneurysm Foundation

The Notre Dame High School of San Jose Girls Basketball Program is scheduled to host its first ever benefit game, “Hoopin' For A Cause—Brain Aneurysm Awareness” on Saturday, January 17, 2015. Proceeds from the event go directly to the world-renowned non-profit organization, Brain Aneurysm Foundation.

A fun event for the whole family to enjoy, “Hoopin' For A Cause—Brain Aneurysm Awareness” will take place at Notre Dame High School located at 596 South Second Street in San Jose, California, and will also feature a raffle, bake sale and barbeque.

All Notre Dame Girls Basketball teams will be supporting and participating in the fundraising event. Freshman will play against the Freshman Salinas team at 2:00pm. Junior Varsity will go up against Silver Creek at 3:30pm. And, varsity will be challenged by the Silver Creek varsity team at 5:00pm.

Raffle tickets will be $1 or 6 for $5. Winners need not be present in order to receive the main basket prize. However, winners will need to be present to receive all other prizes. Some of the prizes include:

  • Family portrait photography package (valued at $250)
  • 3 Iguanas Burritozillas--5-pound, 18” monstrous super burritos (valued at $21 each)
  • A free season at BDL Basketball (valued at $125)

Additionally, there will be t-shirts and handmade tie-dyed socks available for purchase. All proceeds from the day’s event benefit the Brain Aneurysm Foundation.

For more information about the event, please contact Coach Kiira Rodriguez via email at: krodriguez(at)ndsj(dot)org.

At Notre Dame, the students are taught to be women of change and the importance of giving back to the community. As such, the basketball program—each year—chooses an organization to help. The girls are excited to help a cause that seems to impact more women than it does men.

Now celebrating 20 years of service, the Brain Aneurysm Foundation was established in 1994 in Boston, Massachusetts with a mission to promote early detection of brain aneurysms by providing knowledge and raising awareness of the signs, symptoms and risk factors; work with the medical communities to provide support networks for patients and families; as well as to further research that will improve patient outcomes and save lives. For more information about the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, visit http://www.bafound.org.

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