Special to the Leader Herald
With first and second place finishes at the New England Regionals November 6, the Everett Crimson Tide Pop Warner Cheerleaders earned a trip to the Nationals Competition in Florida in Decemeber.
The competition will be taking place from December 4 -11 at Universal Studios, with the Crimson Tide scheduled to compete December 8.
Now Everett Pop Warner is calling on Everett residents for help raising the funds needed to send the girls to Nationals.
There’s approximately 50 athletes attending and EPW is looking to help cover the cost of rooming while at the competition, which is about $650 per cheerleader. This does not include airfare, food, or other travel expenses. Program staff have said no donation is too small, and every dollar will help.
“We leave in 10 days, so we are just trying to do what we can to help the kids get there as best as we can. Any donation is greatly appreciated,” said EPW Cheer Coordinator Nicole Bounopane, who is also the A Team Cheer Coach. “I wish all the cheerleaders the best of luck and hope they have some great performances,” said Bounopane.
Although the online fundraiser set up through Givebutter.com has expired, supporters looking to donate can still do so by reaching out to Bounopane via email at Nicole.firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view the competition from home, visit Popwarner.com for a livestream link to the tournament.