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Olympic hopeful Cecilia Barowski launches fundraising campaign for the Prevent Cancer Foundation®

Alexandria, Va. – As a professional runner, Cecilia Barowski is used to competing, but this Giving Tuesday, she’s running a different kind of race—the race to raise funds  for the Prevent Cancer Foundation®. Barowski launched her fundraiser via Athletes For, an annual giving campaign hosted by top track and field athletes training in the United States.  […]

Prevent Cancer Gala is named a top 100 event in Washington, D.C. by BIZBASH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Hayley Cooke 703-837-36952 Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org Alexandria, Va.— BizBash, the premier resource for event and meeting professionals in North America, announced that the Prevent Cancer Annual Spring Gala has again been recognized on its annual list of Top 100 Events in Washington, D.C. For the second year in a row, Prevent Cancer […]

3 reasons why you should choose the Prevent Cancer Foundation on Giving Tuesday

Every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, people around the world make donations to charities to kick off the giving season. This year, Giving Tuesday is on November 27. While there are many worthy organizations that participate in Giving Tuesday, we wanted to share 3 reasons why you should choose the Prevent Cancer Foundation® for […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® gets lucky at Bad Beat on Cancer Poker Tournament

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Hayley Cooke 703-837-3692 Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org New York. – On Thursday, November 8, more than 200 players and spectators came together for cancer prevention at Michele and Drew Figdor’s 8th Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament. The event raised a record $241,000 for the Prevent Cancer Foundation®, which will fund […]

The real reason for the hairiest season

All month you’ve been seeing us share tips and words of encouragement for those participating in No-Shave November. But what is all of this hairiness really about? In honor of the 10th anniversary of No-Shave November, we’re sharing the story of how it all began and how No-Shave November became what it is today. Matthew […]

2018 Bad Beat on Cancer – Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament

Michele & Drew Figdor 2018 Bad Beat on Cancer Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament Event Details: Thursday, November 8, 2018 CNVS | 635 W. 42nd Street New York, NY 6:30 p.m. — Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres and dinner 7:30 p.m. — Games begin Proceeds from this tournament, our 8th event, will enable the Prevent Cancer Foundation® to fund […]

It’s the most hairy time of the year!

It’s hard to believe that we’re nearing the end of the year. Soon it’ll be time to carve the turkey and string up those holiday lights—but first, you need to grow your hair. Yes, you read that right—it’s time to let it grow because No-Shave November starts this week! No-Shave November is a month-long campaign […]

The Power of Community: 2018 Dempsey Challenge

During the last weekend of September, thousands of people from across the U.S. (and from several other countries!) gathered in picturesque Lewiston, Maine, for the 10th annual Dempsey Challenge. This year, the two-day, non-competitive run, walk and cycle fundraiser raised more than $1.2 million for the Dempsey Center, an organization that offers free quality of […]

Thomas Jefferson High School field hockey team scores big in championing cancer awareness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT:  Hayley Cooke Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org  703-837-3692 Alexandria, Va.   On October 9, the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology’s junior varsity and varsity field hockey teams played hard on the field, but not for a trophy or title. Instead, the TJHSST field hockey teams played for cancer awareness in their […]

Photo Recap: The 2018 Prevent Cancer Health Fair and 5k

The 10th annual Prevent Cancer Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run took place on September 16, 2018, at Nationals Park in the beautiful Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. Despite the threat of Hurricane Florence looming over the east coast the week before, the air was warm and the sky was clear—perfect for our walkers and runners taking on […]