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

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! […]

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

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. […]

Gamers turn passion into a mission to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

The word “gamer” often conjures up images of someone sitting alone in front of the TV with a controller in hand, next to a box of pizza or can of Red Bull. The group Speed Demos Archives (SDA) proves that this stereotype just isn’t true. SDA is a tight-knit community of gamers that is showing […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation Nationals Game Night Recap

On August 4 the Prevent Cancer Foundation hosted their first Game Night at  Nationals Park to promote cancer prevention, early detection and our upcoming 5k. More than 1,500 game attendees walked away with free giveaways and got an exclusive look at the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k’s grand prize, the LifeSpan Fitness Treadmill Desk. The NL […]

Annual Spring Gala: An Elegant Evening to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

Who doesn’t love an opportunity to get dressed up in formal attire and be swept away by the ambiance of a special night? Doing it for charity makes it an even more rewarding experience! Join us at the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Annual Spring Gala on Friday, March 9 at the National Building Museum in downtown […]

Young Professionals Tweet to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

On Monday January 30, over 100 young professionals in the DC area came together at the brand new Irish Whiskey Public House in DC to proactively join the Prevent Cancer community. After Chair Katherine Kennedy (@KatherineKenned) shared that she became involved with the Foundation because she has a disease, MEN-1, that is not preventable and […]

Jamie’s 5K Challenge: Honoring All Those We Love Who have Battled

Like many Americans, I often fail to appreciate the true meaning behind Memorial Day. In our excitement to have a paid day off from work, a three-day weekend full of family and friends, barbeque and beer, we tend to gloss over the somber gravity and reason for the holiday. My grandfather proudly served in the […]

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

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 […]

Events Large & Small Helping #2PreventCancer!

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 […]