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Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run 6 month countdown begins!

Posted by Jim Wood, Senior Director, Marketing & Communications on March 27th, 2013 | 2 Comments »
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[caption id="attachment_10016" align="alignright" width="182"] (From L. to R.) Prevent Cancer Foundation COO & EVP Jan Bresch, 2013 5k Walk/Run Chair Allison Hutchins, and 2012 5k Chair and Foundation Board member Katherine Kennedy[/caption] Spring is here and with it starts the countdown to the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run! This is the time to join or form a team to help Stop Cancer Before It Starts! This year's event is being chaired by Allison Hutchins, a longtime 5k ...

Bid to support cancer research and prevention

Posted by DJ Abernathy, Development Associate & Event Coordinator on February 21st, 2013 | No Comments »
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The 19th Annual Prevent Cancer Foundation Spring Gala takes place on Friday, March 8 at the National Building Museum in downtown D.C. A community of cancer prevention champions will gather once again for a spectacular and memorable evening to benefit cancer research and community programs that help save the lives of men, women and children across the country. The Foundation has also launched an online auction through BidPal as a complement to this year’s Gala fundraising ...

“My Fair Wedding” Host David Tutera announces Facebook campaign to support the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s annual spring gala

Posted by David Tutera on February 5th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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I am thrilled and honored to once again be designing the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 19th Annual Spring Gala held on March 8, 2013 at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. This year’s theme is inspired by Italy’s treasured holiday, “la Festa della Donna” or Women’s Day, a celebration to honor women and their achievements. Being of Italian ancestry, I am particularly eager to capture the essence of Italian culture in the Gala décor. In support ...

Awesome Games Done Quick Marathon raises $425,000+ in support of cancer research and prevention!

Posted by Linda Chastain, Senior Director, Special Events on January 15th, 2013 | 5 Comments »
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WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT? A group of energetic young adults playing video games nonstop for charity?  I did not have a “Donkey Kong” clue when I answered my phone three years ago and spoke to a delightful young man by the name of Mike Uyama of Speed Demos Archive (SDA) asking if the Foundation would be interested in a fundraising event being held on our behalf by the SDA “gamers”. “Gamers”…what in the heck was he ...