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Speed Demos Archive Marathon Raises Over $53,000 in Cancer Prevention Funding

Posted by Jim Wood, Marketing & Communications on March 2nd, 2011 | 1 Comment »
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Speed Demos Archive (SDA) may not be a household name to readers of the Prevent Cancer Foundation blog, but the group’s latest five day, round-the-clock marathon raised over $53,000 for cancer prevention and early detection. The marathon titled, “Awesome Games Done Quick” (AGDQ), took place from January 6-11 in a Chevy Chase, MD 4-H community center but included participants and donors from around the country and around the world (Argentina, Canada, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, Sweden, ...

Events Large & Small Helping #2PreventCancer!

Posted by Lauren Antognoli, Development Associate on January 26th, 2011 | 2 Comments »
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Living in Washington, DC, one of the most expensive cities for young professionals in the United States, makes it difficult to set aside money for weekend activities, let alone charitable contributions. I often hear this from friends across the country: “I want to donate, but I don’t have much to give.” In my job as a Development Associate at the Prevent Cancer Foundation, I see donations of all amounts, from $5 to $550,000, and each ...

Last Minute Shopping and Gift Ideas #2preventcancer

Posted by Tanya Blue, Managing Director of Development (Acting) on December 21st, 2010 | No Comments »
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You can make a difference in the fight #2preventcancer this holiday season by purchasing just one gift from the Prevent Cancer Foundation Shop for Prevention friends and partners.  A portion from the sale will benefit the Foundation’s cancer prevention research, education and community outreach programs nationwide. ● Eat Right for Life is a blueprint for healthy eating and living by renowned author and nutritionist Ann Kulze, M.D. For each copy sold, $2.00 will be donated to the ...

Combining Friends, Family & Poker to Fund Cancer Research

Posted by Jan Bresch, Exec. V.P. & COO on December 14th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
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It’s Wednesday night in New York. What do you do?  If you’re Michele and Drew Figdor, you combine your love of entertaining and poker with supporting a good cause. What initially started in 2004 as a cocktail party to benefit the Prevent Cancer Foundation is now an annual Bad Beat on Cancer™ poker tournament hosted by Michele and Drew. A terrific event, with a lot of what I would call the “usual suspects” – family, friends ...