An event hosted by Crab Kickers to benefit Vincent “Frankie” Collurafici, a 15-year-old Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts student recently diagnosed with brain cancer, garnered over $900 in collections and donations.

The event, which occurred on Saturday, March 25, at General John Stricker Middle School, was a rain-or-shine morning activity for a wide variety of age groups.

The event was $15 per participant, but 100 percent of the money was donated to the family to help pay Frankie’s medical bills, a feat made possible by the coaches and others who volunteered their time to minimize the costs of the program.

Before the program, a spokesperson for the Crab Kickers soccer program said, “We are doing this as a way to help his family with medical bills through a sport that Frankie loves.”

To learn more about Frankie’s journey or to donate to the cause, visit https://www.gofundme.com/teamFrankieCollurafici.

To learn more about signing up for Crab Kickers programs, go to www.crabkickers.com and click on programs and select Spring 2017. This is the final week to register for spring workshops and classes.

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