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Local Businesses to Host Benefit for IU Football Manager Matt Stauder



Local businesses to host benefit for IU Football Manager, Matt Stauder

100% of proceeds will go to Matt’s medical expenses

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Three local businesses along with other members of the football program will be hosting a benefit for IUFB manager, Matt Stauder, on Thursday, September 20th.  There will be food, fun, and entertainment for the whole family with former IU baseball player and rising country music star, Reece Phillips, preforming. 100% of the proceeds will to go to Matt’s medical expenses.

Matt, a senior studying sports management and marketing, is the dedicated and much-loved student manager of the Indiana Hoosiers football team. Just over a year ago, Matt unexpectedly lost his father to a heart attack. Then, in April of this year, Matt was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma.  Despite the heartbreaks and setbacks, Matt continues to show up and fight and has remained an integral part of the Hoosier team.

What: Benefit for IUFB manager, Matt Stauder – food and entertainment including luau smoked hogs and special musical guest, Reece Phillips

When: Thursday, September 20, 2018, from 6:00-9:00p.m.

Where: Parking lot of Smith’s Shoe Center and Wagon Wheel Custom Meats (1915 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401)

For those that are unable to attend but would still like to contribute to Matt’s medical expenses, some of his teammates have set up a dedicated GoFundMe page.

Event sponsorship is proudly provided by: Perfect Parties Tents & Events, Smith’s Shoe Center, and Wagon Wheel Custom Meats.

 Any inquiries or follow up can be directed to Kate Wingard at