THE FLATS – For the second-straight year, Georgia Tech football will celebrate Cape Day ATL in honor of the superhero patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The Yellow Jackets’ celebration of Cape Day ATL 2020 will be in conjunction with Friday’s nationally televised contest versus Louisville at Bobby Dodd Stadium (7 p.m. – ESPN).
In its seventh year, Cape Day ATL is an annual tradition that encourages the community to honor and celebrate the superhero patients battling illnesses and injuries at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. This year marks the second-straight year that Georgia Tech football is celebrating Cape Day ATL, which is formally set for Friday, Oct. 16.
This season, Georgia Tech football’s support of Children’s goes beyond celebrating Cape Day ATL, as Tech extended its partnership with Children’s to create the season-long “Money Down” campaign. In supporting the “Money Down” campaign, Tech urges fans to make a financial pledge to Children’s for every third- and fourth-down stop that the Yellow Jackets make on defense and every third and fourth down that they convert on offense throughout the season. Leading the way, Georgia Tech head coach Geoff Collins has pledged to donate $10 for every “Money Down” stop and conversion this season. With 57 “Money Down” conversions and stops through three games, Collins has already committed to donating $570 to Children’s. Fans can make a pledge or a donation online by clicking HERE.
Georgia Tech fans are encouraged to help the Yellow Jackets celebrate Cape Day ATL 2020 by wearing official Cape Day ATL capes and/or face coverings for Friday’s game, whether in person at Bobby Dodd Stadium or at home watching on ESPN. Official capes and face coverings can be purchased at choa.org/capeday. Capes will also be available for purchase on gameday at the Barnes & Noble Georgia Tech Bookstore in Tech Square and at merchandise locations throughout Bobby Dodd Stadium, with all proceeds going to Children’s.
An extremely limited number of tickets are still available for Friday’s game and can be purchased at ramblinwreck.com/tickets.
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