D-Braves donate to Danville-Pittsylvania Cancer Association

By Betsy Haugh / Danville Braves | August 28, 2017 1:33 PM

DANVILLE, Va. - The Danville Braves presented a donation of nearly $1,200 to the Danville-Pittsylvania Cancer Association Monday afternoon as part of MiLB's CommUNITY initiative featured throughout the month of August. The D-Braves raised $2,397.32 from the auction of game-worn cancer awareness jerseys. The proceeds were split between the Danville-Pittsylvania Cancer Association and the Centra Foundation.

The D-Braves 2017 Cancer Awareness Night on July 8 marked the seventh year in which the Braves wore and auctioned cancer awareness jerseys.

"We're happy to support the Danville-Pittsylvania Cancer Association and the support they provide local cancer patients," said Danville Braves General Manager David Cross.

The Danville-Pittsylvania Cancer Association provides financial assistance to cancer patients in the area. For more information about the organization, visit danvillevacancer.org.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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