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Fun, easy and memorable ways to support the Prevent Cancer 5K

Posted by Allison Hutchins, Prevent Cancer 5K Walk/Run Chair on July 2nd, 2013 | No Comments »
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Only three more months before the Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run on Sunday, September 29 at the home of the Washington Nationals! Summer is a great time to gather friends, family and coworkers for an individual or team fundraising event or project that will support the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s mission to Stop Cancer Before It Starts! Want to support the Foundation’s work in cancer prevention and early detection, but don’t know where to start? Here are ...

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 ...

“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 ...