EVANFEST Youth Lacrosse Tournament
Date: 4/14/2012Start Time: All DayEnd Time: Location:
Evanfest returns on April 14On Saturday, April 14, Malvern Prep will host the sixth annualEvanfest, a youth boy's lacrosse festival for ages U-15 and U-13 featuring teams from Chester and Delaware Counties. The day will bring surrounding communities together to further the sport of lacrosse and to help raise money to donate to families whose child is battling a life threatening illness.Evanfest was created to honor the memory of Malvern Prep’s Evan Brady, a youth lacrosse standout who lost his fight with osteogenic sarcoma (bone cancer) on September 21, 2005. Lacrosse was a very large part of Evan’s life and during his four-year fight with the disease he continued to live his life to the fullest and was a role model for all his teammates and classmates.The funds raised from Evanfest – now over $450,000 – go directly to help families that are dealing with a child that has a life-threatening disease or illness. Thus far, Evanfest, has provided financial aid to 120 families.Go towww.evanfest.com to learn more about the event.