FC Kansas City players will visit the Hope Lodge this Thursday


KANSAS CITY, MO. (June 10, 2015) – The reigning National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Champions, FC Kansas City and Borden Cheese will visit the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge this Thursday with hopes of providing both guests and caregivers an evening full of entertainment.

In efforts to ease the burden of cancer treatment, Borden Cheese and FC Kansas City players Nicole Barnhart, Katelyn Rowland, Meghan Lisenby, Caroline Kastor, Kaysie Clark and Sarah Hagen will engage and interact with the guests, staff and volunteers.

In addition, Borden Cheese is donating all necessary groceries and with the help of FC Kansas City players and staff will prepare dinner for all attendees. Players will also be leading a fun Bingo tournament throughout the evening.

About Hope Lodge:

The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge provides free housing to cancer patients traveling to Kansas City for treatment. Finding emotional and social support from other survivors can be as important as getting the proper medical care. At Hope Lodge, patients live with other patients going through similar experiences and are supported by caring staff and volunteers. The nurturing, comfortable environment provided to patients during their stay allows them to focus on what is most important – fighting cancer!

About Borden Cheese:

Borden Cheese is made and marketed by Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., which is headquartered in Kansas City. Established in 1857, Borden has been providing nutritional dairy products to dinner tables all over the United States. Borden Cheese is the official title sponsor of FC Kansas City and the Missouri Comets.

About FC Kansas City:

The FC Kansas City Blues are proud members of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Playing their home games at Swope Soccer Village, FC Kansas City entered its third season as the reigning champion and has four players (Amy Rodriguez, Heather O’Reilly, Lauren Holiday and Becky Sauerbrunn) playing for the United States in the 2015 Canada FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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