Thursday, July 11, 2019


The Ultimate Football Challenge Drives Kids to Help Kids Battling Cancer

MILWAUKEE (July 11, 2019)Cousins Subs® and The Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation (VLCF) announced today registration is open for the Starr Children's Fund Punt Pass Kick Competition – a fundraiser to support pediatric cancer research and care.

Held on Sunday, August 25, the competition challenges boys and girls ages 6 – 13 to punt, pass and kick a football as far as possible. Top performers in each age group – 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13 – will have the chance to win autographed sports memorabilia, Cousins Subs gift cards, medals and other prizes.

The Punt Pass Kick Competition will be held at the following three locations from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Fox Valley: Rocket Stadium – Neenah High School
  • Madison: Mansfield Stadium – James Madison Memorial High School
  • Milwaukee: Raabe Stadium – Wisconsin Lutheran College Athletics Field

“Cousins Subs is proud to sponsor the Punt Pass Kick Competition benefitting pediatric cancer research and care,” said Justin McCoy, Vice President of Marketing at Cousins Subs and Committee Chair for VLCF. “We are inspired by the incredible ways the Starr Children’s Fund improves the well-being of children battling cancer and are honored to make our commitment to children’s health and wellness better by serving as the presenting sponsor for this event that gets kids active about helping other kids.”

To participate in the Punt Pass Kick Competition a $10 donation to the Starr Children’s Fund is requested. The donation includes an event t-shirt. For more information and to sign up for the competition, visit




About Cousins Subs

Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs®, a family-owned, fast casual sub shop established in 1972 by Bill Specht and his cousin, is driven by the mission to Believe in Better – both in the quality of food it serves and in the communities it supports. Cousins Subs and its franchisees operate nearly 100 sub sandwich shops throughout Wisconsin and Illinois, providing guests with quality deli fresh and made to order grilled subs using only the freshest ingredients on its signature bread baked daily. For more information, visit You can also find Cousins Subs on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation

Established in 1971, the foundation embodies the spirit, enthusiasm and commitment to excellence of Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi, who lost his own battle to colon cancer on September 3, 1970. In his honor, the foundation is committed to raising funds for advancements in cancer research and compassionate care. The foundation’s mission is to prevent, care and cure cancer. For more information about the foundation or to donate, sponsor an event or to buy tickets to an event, visit:

About Starr Children’s Fund

In 2017, Bart & Cherry Starr introduced the Starr Children's Fund, which is dedicated to raising funds to support pediatric cancer research and treatments. Their vision is clear – to see children cancer free so that everyone’s future benefits.