Crunch Joins Forces with Fearless Fighters Foundation to Support Pediatric Cancer Initiatives

Cleveland, Ohio, July 14, 2023 — The Cleveland Crunch is pleased to announce its partnership with the Fearless Fighters Foundation, a remarkable organization dedicated to funding advanced pediatric cancer research and providing financial relief to families facing pediatric cancer. This collaboration aims to raise awareness and support for the noble mission of the Fearless Fighters Foundation.

One highlight of this partnership is a 3v3 soccer tournament organized by the Fearless Fighters Foundation, which is scheduled to take place Saturday, Aug. 5 at John Carroll University. The tournament will feature teams in various age groups, including U8, U10, U12, U14 and adult division categories, and will serve as a platform to raise awareness and generate funding for the organization's critical initiatives.

Registration for the tournament is now open and the cost is $15 per person. A maximum of five people per team is permitted for the U8, U10, U12 and U14 age groups. The adult division will play in a 7 v 7 format and allows a maximum of ten people per team. Registration fees for the adult division is $200 per team.

“We are excited and blessed to have the Cleveland Crunch’s support for not only this event, but our foundation’s mission,” said Ed Fink, President of the Fearless Fighters Foundation. “Together, we can continue to make a difference in the lives of children battling cancer and their families."

The event promises a delightful experience for both players and spectators alike. Apart from the thrilling matches, attendees will have access to a family fun zone, featuring individual competitions, goalkeeping and shooting clinics, challenging games to win exciting prizes, vibrant DJ music, and a variety of food trucks to cater to everyone's tastes.

In addition, several current and former Cleveland Crunch players will be in attendance at the event including Hector Marinaro, Zoran Karic and Otto Orf. 

"This partnership represents our commitment to supporting pediatric cancer research and providing aid to families in need," said Luciano V Ruscitto, President and General Manager of the Cleveland Crunch. "We are honored to collaborate with the Fearless Fighters Foundation and contribute to their impactful mission.”

For more information about the 3v3 soccer tournament and to register for the event, visit