BELLEVILLE — The Belleville East boys soccer program on Thursday will host "Fields of Dreams" night to benefit children from Uganda.
Soccer equipment and cash donations will be accepted from the start of the junior varsity game at 5 p.m. until the end of the varsity contest. The Lancers' opponent will be Alton Marquette.
Items that will be collected include jerseys, shorts, socks, shin guards, goalie gloves, cleats, indoor shoes, duffel bags, cones, ball pumps, warm-up jackets, soccer balls and T-shirts. Coaching and referee equipment also will be accepted.
For more information, email Lancers coach Mark Lasley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the Uganda program, visit www.fieldsofdreamsuganda.org. Its website describes the program as one that provides hope for the orphaned and vulnerable children of Uganda though the vehicles of soccer and education.