Jordan Taylor Gives Back

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Since her days with the University of Michigan Taylor has been fighting for something bigger than her love for softball.

Kissimmee, FL- September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and Jordan Taylor has been on the pursuit of donations for pediatric cancer charities. This past month, Jordan Taylor has been urging her twitter followers to donate to any Pediatric Cancer charity of their choice for a chance to receive a FIGHT or USSSA Pride item for free.

It’s simple, tweet Jordan Taylor a screenshot of your donation of $75 or more @7ordan7aylor and she could send you a Pride jersey, a FIGHT shirt/band or a combination of the three for free. This current giveaway will conclude at the end of the month so be sure to act quickly.

This isn’t the first time Jordan Taylor has encouraged her fans to join the fight against pediatric cancer. Her experience as a University of Michigan student-athlete led to her involvement in Michigan From the Heart, a non-profit organization that gives U-M student athletes the opportunity to visit patients at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. This in turn increased her passion to give back to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.

Following her career as a Wolverine, Taylor was drafted to USSSA and continued to help the cause by combining her love for softball as well as C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and created FIGHT to raise funds for the pediatric cancer unit.

Most funds are collected through selling items such as t-shirts, FIGHT bands and original artwork by Jordan Taylor herself. Taylor’s organization also raises money through her event “So You Think You Can Hit?” where individuals give a small donation to challenge a professional softball player in the hitter’s box.

Stemming from her personal experiences, losing both her grandmother, Elizabeth Sloan, and her father, John Taylor to cancer, Jordan has taken the opportunity to use her platform as a professional athlete to raise funds for a cause she feels passionate about.

If you would like to donate, listed below are a few Pediatric Cancer charities you can donate to in hopes of finding a cure for pediatric cancer:

St. Baldrick’s Foundation

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Jordan Taylor continues supporting the fight for pediatric cancer and her September giveaway will end at the end of the month.

Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Children’s Cancer Research Fund

American Childhood Cancer Organization

Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

C.S Mott Children’s Hospital

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

The National Children’s Cancer Society

You may also donate at JordanTaylorSoftball.com or through any other Pediatric Cancer Organizations joining in the fight.

Follow Jordan Taylor’s organization FIGHT on twitter @fightCSMott and the USSSA Pride @usssapride.

About USSSA Florida Pride:

The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.

About NPF:

National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002.

About USSSA:

USSSA is headquartered in Osceola County, Florida. USSSA is the World’s Largest Multi-sport Athletic Organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 3.7 million participants, competing in 13 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information on USSSA and to register your team visit USSSA.com. Also be sure to visit USSSAToday.com for the latest USSSA.

 

 

 

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