"I was overwhelmed by all the support,” says Nicole. “To have so many people participating and enjoying themselves, all in my mother's name, was amazing. We appreciate all the work the FIJIs put into the event."
Cundiff said “Kicking Cancer with NFL Kicker Billy Cundiff,” which was held on April 18th, 2013 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa was “simply about kicking field goals.” He said participants created three-person teams and received three minutes to make as many field goals as possible. The men kicked from the twenty yard line and the women from the five yard line. Then, on Saturday, during halftime of Drake’s spring football game, contestants competed against Cundiff.
In all, 30 teams participated in the event, and according to Cundiff, the final amount raised for Colleen’s Dream Foundation was $8,437.
ABOUT DRAKE UNIVERSITY AND FIJI:
The Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, also known as FIJI, is a leadership and social fraternity founded in 1848 and has undergraduates and graduate chapters at more than 115 campuses and cities across North America. Founded on the values of friendship, knowledge, service, morality and excellence, the Drake chapter has over 70 brothers and was recently named Most Outstanding Greek Chapter at Drake University.
Drake University is recognized as one of the finest institutions of higher learning in the Midwest. A mid-sized, private university in Des Moines, Iowa, Drake offers the benefits and resources of a larger institution along with the advantages of intimate class sizes and close personal relationships. The institution offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in business, law and pharmacy.
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