Gold in September

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HARTLAND, WI – The Arrowhead High School varsity football team will host a “gold out” game in honor of Gold In September® (G9) on Friday, September 8, 2017. This game will further the Gold In September® vision to raise awareness and inspire action until every child, everywhere survives cancer. For more information about Gold In September® visit


Arrowhead vs. Kettle Moraine Varsity Football Teams
Annie Bartosz – founded Gold In September® in 2012 when she was only 11
Zach Hastings & Sarah Ernst – Co-Presidents of Arrowhead High School’s National Honor Society (NHS) and event organizers
Families, friends and fans wearing gold to support childhood cancer awareness


Bartosz, a sophomore at Arrowhead High School, created Gold In September® after watching her twin brother, Jack, battle cancer for seven years. With Jack’s passing at the age of ten, Bartosz turned her grief into action. She became determined to turn the world gold in September, with gold and September being the nationally recognized color and month for childhood cancer awareness.

The Arrowhead High School varsity football team and their opponent, Kettle Moraine High School, will encourage fans to wear gold as part of Bartosz’s dream to see the world turn gold in September for childhood cancer awareness. In addition, Bartosz will address the crowd and both teams will host a fundraising “miracle minute”.


Friday, September 8, 2017
Immediately before game time – Bartosz speaks
7:00 pm – “Gold Out” game time
Between the 1st and 2nd quarter – Fundraising “Miracle Minute”


Arrowhead High School; 800 North Avenue; Hartland, Wisconsin


Awareness and funds raised will be used in full to support the mission of Gold In September®. Utilizing a noble model of inspiring the world to GROW GOLD, G9’s mission is to increase funding for childhood cancer research and initiatives by growing awareness that inspires action so every child, everywhere survives cancer. G9 directly funds Early Phase Trials, bringing the most advanced and promising treatments to children faster.


Photos and interviews with Annie Bartosz, Gold In September® Founder
Photos and interviews with Sarah Bartosz, Gold In September® President
Photos and interviews with Zach Hastings (Arrowhead Varsity Football player, NHS co-president and event organizer) and Sarah Ernst (NHS co-president and event organizer)
Photos of fans turning the stadium gold

For media credentials, additional information or to pre-schedule interviews, please contact Carol Burns at Gold In September® at or (925) 708-0374.

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