Before it takes on the Long Island Rough Riders in the Lamar Hunt Open Cup next week, Kingston Stockade FC will host Newtown Pride FC in a preseason friendly-fundraiser in Kingston, N.Y. Saturday night.

Stockade FC will meet Newtown Prde FC at Dietz Stadium at 6 p.m.

Kingston, which plays in the National Premier Soccer League, will meet the Riders in a first-round Open Cup match at Burns Park in Massapequa, N.Y. Wednesday, May 9 at 7 p.m.

Newtown Pride FC is focused on promoting soccer while creating awareness and raising funds to prevent gun violence in our communities through the support of an organization called Newtown Youth & Family Services. (Newtown, Conn. is the home of Sandy Hook Elementary School). On Saturday, the team hold a 50/50 raffle to benefit Newtown Youth & Family Services, A portion of ticket sales also will be donated to the organization.

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