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Cambridge Youth Lacrosse collects gear

Gear donated to Jamie McHenry Memorial Foundation

Jamie McHenry, 13, was a Cambridge lacrosse player. The Jamie McHenry Memorial Foundation collects used lacrosse gear in his memory for children who want to take up the sport. (click for larger version)
April 02, 2014
MILTON, Ga. — The Cambridge Youth Lacrosse league collected gently used lacrosse gear March 22 to be donated to the Jamie McHenry Memorial Foundation.

McHenry, a 13-year-old lacrosse player from Alpharetta, was killed in a traffic accident last spring while vacationing in Florida.

Fran Ritter, the community project coordinator for the league, said the collection was the perfect way to honor McHenry's memory.

"We had 11 teams participating in this event and we are glad to be helping this foundation and honoring our fellow lacrosse player, Jamie McHenry," she said.

Ritter said they chose this community service project to bring awareness of the Jamie McHenry Foundation and the opportunity it provides to the community.

"Many young boys and girls would like to try lacrosse, and this foundation gives them an inexpensive way to rent equipment for a summer camp or season," she said.

Ritter said they received about 126 items including helmets, shoulder pads, elbow pads, sticks, gloves, heads, cleats, bags and even a pair of girls' goggles.

Jim McHenry, Jamie's father, said the event was a success.

"The foundation truly appreciates the donations we've received and the efforts of the kids and parents involved with the Cambridge Youth Lacrosse program," he said.

McHenry said the foundation website,, will be live sometime in April.

For more information on the Cambridge Youth Lacrosse league, visit

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