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Mastermind Unit presented its annual Soccer for a Cause benefiting the Michael Magro Foundation after a year off due to Covid.

Our tournament was held on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Cpl. Kevin T. Kolm Memorial Park in Hicksville. The sun was shining as all our dedicated volunteers started to arrive to check in the teams.

Excitement was high and the teams this year were very enthusiastic and happy to be back playing in this annual tournament. This year we had 8 teams and some amazing donations from far and wide.

MMU has partnered with MMF for the past 10 years helping to raise awareness and funds to help support families of children diagnosed with cancer. Brian Horvath an MMF board member is also a founding member of MMU along with Michael Stamatinos, Dave Musinki, Andrew Visconti, and Bryan Alcantara.

A special shout out to our Platinum Sponsor A Vournournou Construction Management Group. A big thank you to Sysco Long Island, Geoff Cohen for DJ entertainment, Ed Shin our photographer for capturing so many active shots, Hicksville Fire Department for always having an EMT on-site, and our referees who join us each year.

Our championship team this year was NEW PALTZ and our second-place team was Mouna. Thank you to all our teams. Your efforts and the work of all involved raised over $28,000 for the Michael Magro Foundation!!!

Michael Magro Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization founded by Paul and Terrie Magro to honor the life of our son Michael, who passed away from leukemia at the age of 13. The Foundation works with the Cancer Center for Kids at NYU Langone Health Long Island, Stony Brook Children’s Cancer Division, Cohen Children’s Hospital, and other pediatric specialties where treatment of chronic diseases is ongoing, as well as with the Golisano Children’s Hospital in Southwest Florida. For more information, please visit our website www.michaelmagrofoundation.com

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