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Gaming for Good: Charity Video Game Marathon Raises Over $145,000 for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Cheryssa Jensen, Communications Associate on January 11th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Opposable thumbs have served the human race well throughout history, providing important advances such as fine motor skills, the development of tools, becoming the most dominant species on the planet… and the ability to text. Opposable thumbs are also useful for playing video games and for raising over $145,000 for cancer prevention and early detection. [caption id="attachment_6243" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Gaming to "Stop Cancer Before It Starts!" SDA member at work"][/caption] That’s right! Members of Speed Demos Archive ...

Speed Demos Archive Gears Up for 2nd 6 Day Marathon to benefit Prevent Cancer Foundation

Posted by Mike Uyama, Speed Demos Archive on January 3rd, 2012 | No Comments »
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Speed Demos Archive, the internet’s leading source for video game speed run videos, is all about finishing games as quickly as possible, and we have videos of over 650 games done by players all across the world. [caption id="attachment_6185" align="alignright" width="240" caption="SDA Members at the 2011 "Awesome Games Done Quick""][/caption] Beginning tomorrow, we will be hosting an event where our site’s members will be using their skills to raise money for a fantastic organization—the Prevent Cancer Foundation. ...

Epic Poker to Hold Charity Tournament for Bad Beat on Cancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on October 26th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
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Epic Poker will hold a No-Limit Hold’em charity tournament to benefit Bad Beat on Cancer (BBoC), an initiative of the Prevent Cancer Foundation on December 12, 2011 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The $240 buy-in tournament will offer $100 re-buys for the first four levels with an optional $100 add-on opportunity for double chips at the end of the fourth level. One hundred percent of all prize money will be donated to Prevent Cancer ...

5K Donations Help Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

Posted by Jamie Cooper, Senior Associate, Individual Giving on October 4th, 2011 | No Comments »
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THANK YOU to all participants, donors, sponsors and volunteers who helped raise nearly $70,000 for the 3rd Annual Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K, held September 24, 2011. More than 400 registered participants, including 34 teams and 25 pets, took steps to save lives through cancer prevention and early detection, helping the Foundation further its vision to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!  A special thank you goes to Chilli Amar, MIX 107.3 radio personality, for being the ...