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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Playing for Hope raises $6,500 during breast cancer awareness month


November 3, 2016

DAILY NEWS/ Karla Pomeroy

Participants of the first Pink WoD at Worland CrossFit on Oct. 15 get their workout in to help raise awareness and money to help those in their fight against cancer.

WORLAND - The Playing for Hope Foundation raised $6,500 for the month of October as part of their Pink Out events during multiple high school athletic competitions in that span.

"It was our first year organizing Pink Outs and it was totally successful," said Playing for Hope co-organizer Rosa Gonsalez. "It was a lot of work but also a lot of fun. Being at the games everyone was very receptive, giving and super thankful, it was a blast to be a part of something like this."

Playing for Hope is an official nonprofit, having obtained their 501(3)(c), that raises money and awareness for those d...

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