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Football For a Cause: Looking Ahead to the United Healthcare Empire Challenge via Double G Sports

by Alex Kuhlke

On Wednesday June 25th, high school football players from Long Island and New York City will go head-to-head as they compete in the 19th Annual United Healthcare Empire Challenge. Established in 1996, the Empire Challenge benefits the Boomer Esiason Foundation- an organization founded to fight cystic fibrosis. Founded by former-famed NFL player Boomer Esiason (whose son Gunnar was born with cystic fibrosis), the Boomer Esiason Foundation expresses their mission statement as follows: “The Boomer Esiason Foundation is a dynamic partnership of leaders in the medical and business communities joining with a committed core of volunteers to heighten awareness, education and quality of life for those affected by cystic fibrosis, while providing financial support to research aimed at finding a cure.”

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