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Julie Foudy's 'Choose to Matter' winners
March 8th, 2013 7:48AM



[AWARDS] In conjunction with National Women's History Month, former U.S. women's national team captain Julie Foudy announced the grand prize winners of her Sports Leadership Academy (JFSLA) “Choose to Matter” contest.

The winners, who will join Foudy on an all-expense-paid trip in May to the Walt Disney World All-Star Sports Resort, were:

Kate Walner (age 14) Lafayette, Calif.
“Boxes, Bags and Bins of Books” -- focused on helping the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) get more library books.

Shannon Moran (12) Wheaton, Ill.
“Let’s Kick Diabetes: Games for Change” -- raising money for the American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Emily Jurcsek (16) Edison, N.J.
“Cancer: Let’s Stomp the Monster” -- raising money and awareness for families fighting cancer.

Elizabeth (9) and mother Katie Overberg (Ankeny, Iowa).
“Fund a Miracle League So All Can Play” -- raising funds for the Ankeny Miracle League (AML), a safe and accessible baseball field and all-inclusive playground for kids with special needs.

Amber Abernathy (17) Atlanta
“All Teens Against Violence” -- educating teens about gun violence.

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