Loudoun Soccer has launched the Help Our Healthcare Heroes campaign.
Working alongside small businesses in the community, Loudoun Soccer is raising funds to support Inova Loudoun and health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to organization officials.
Loudoun Soccer, a nonprofit organization that has served youth soccer players and parents throughout northern Virginia since 1978, is collecting donations with a goal of raising $5,000.
The full allotment of money raised will go toward purchasing meals from Loudoun Soccer restaurant sponsors -- Ford’s Fish Shack, Social House Kitchen & Tap and Eggspectations, among others -- for donation to Inova Loudoun health care workers.
"We are so grateful for our partnership with Loudoun Soccer and so grateful for their interest in partnering with us to support our clinicians on the front lines of this pandemic," Inova Loudoun Hospital Executive Director Philanthropy Suzy Quinn said in a prepared statement. "So glad we’re able to help out [local restaurants] while feeding our frontline heroes."
Loudoun Soccer Director of Events Karen Buer added, "We take our mission seriously, and believe our commitment extends not only to impact on the field but also at home and in the community. As such, we think it's absolutely critical to be actively supporting our partners who have so much on the line right now."
The campaign has already raised $1,000 and will be making its first food delivery donation in the next few days, according to organizers. Donations are being accepted on the Loudoun Soccer website.