Lymphoma

Baltimore Blast players Vanzela, Saunders join “Goals for Grace” soccer fundraiser

Baltimore Blast players Vanzela, Saunders join “Goals for Grace” soccer fundraiser

If only kicking cancer were as easy as kicking a soccer ball!

Area youth are willing to give it a shot anyway, not because they think they’ll eradicate cancer from sick kids in Maryland; they’re doing it to raise money for a pediatric patient assistance fund that helps families of sick kids being treated at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.

They’ve created an event called “Goals for Grace,” a soccer penalty-kick shootout Sunday at the Harford Sports Performance Center in Forest Hill.

Organized by three Harford County youth, the event honors their friend, Grace Callwood, 13, who fought and won her battle against Stage IV Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Grace finished chemo in 2014...

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