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Score Beyond Barriers 2.0 for Childhood Cancer

Max Cure Foundation Executive Director Jonathan Agin will once again step on the pitch to raise money in the fight against childhood cancer. In October 2018, Jonathan had the chance to take 10 penalty shots on one of DC United’s goalkeepers.  Scoring 8 out of 10, Jonathan raised close to $30,000 to support the Max Cure Foundation’s mission.  Jonathan will now face Jonathan will now face the 2018 Montreal Impact Defensive Player of the Year, Evan Bush, with the same chance to take 10 penalty shots to raise critical funds to fight childhood cancer. Evan Bush, with the same chance to take 10 penalty shots to raise critical funds to fight childhood cancer.  The Max Cure Foundation will participate with the GOAL Initiatives Foundation of Montreal Canada hosting a family event for families in the area with a child diagnosed with cancer on July 6th and then the big shootout on July 7th
 
Proceeds raised during this challenge will go to fund world-renowned childhood cancer research Nada Jabado, MD, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, RI-MUHC, Montreal, Quebec Canada, as well as to provide assistance to families with financial challenges while having a child in active cancer treatment. 
 
Family Event – July 6, 2019 – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Percival Molson Stadium, McGill University
Shootout – July 7, 2019 – 1:30 pm at Percival Molson Stadium, McGill University
 
How many shots will Jonathan put in the back of the net this time?
 
Make a pledge today by donating for each goal Jonathan makes OR each goal he misses or just make a donation! 
 
What will you choose? 
 
PLEDGE YOUR SUPPORT TODAY AND YOUR DONATION WILL BE DOUBLED!!!


The Max Cure Foundation has been provided with a donor willing to match all pledges and donations up to $15,000 for Score Beyond Barriers 2.0!
 
Special thank you to Evan Bush of the Montreal Impact for standing in against Jonathan. Together we will Roar For a Cure® until one is found when we Score Beyond Barriers 2.0. 
 
About Evan Bush

An MLS original with the Impact, Bush returns for his eighth season after a career-high 10 clean sheets in 2018 and was the MLS' top goalkeeper according to the Audi Player Index. He had a breakout season in 2015, starting 31 games, after only starting 15 games across his first three MLS seasons. He was a finalist for the 2015 CONCACAF Goalkeeper of the Year award, following an outstanding CONCACAF Champions League campaign in 2015 that saw him win the CCL Golden Glove award.  Named the 2018 Montreal Impact Defensive Player of the Year. 
 
About Jonathan Agin

Jonathan became the first Executive Director of Max Cure in September 2015.  Jonathan's daughter Alexis was diagnosed with a terminal and inoperable brain tumor in April 2008 and passed away in January 2011.  Prior to Alexis' diagnosis with cancer, Jonathan practiced law in Washington, DC and Maryland full time since 1999.  
 
Jonathan began playing soccer when he was 5 and continued playing through college at John Carroll University where his team went 47-6-3 and won three consecutive division titles.  Despite Jonathan's lifelong dream of playing professionally never materializing, he continues to play occasionally and has been active in coaching his children's youth teams.  Following his daughter's death, Jonathan's passion turned to fighting childhood cancer to honor Alexis and all children diagnosed with cancer.  Jonathan's passion and focus transferred from the field to his work in the childhood cancer community and will once again find its way onto the playing field in an effort to raise money and awareness to support families facing financial strain as a result of having a child in active treatment for cancer.