Julia Felts, Author at NFCR

Julia Felts

Learn from the Pros: Hosting a Cancer Awareness Game

So you wanna host a cancer awareness game? Learn from the pros how to take your game to the next level....

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Play4TheCure Summer Series Wrap-up

This Summer we set out on our third annual Play4TheCure Summer Series tour visiting minor league baseball teams. The goal is to engage more teams to participate in our Play4TheCure program and raise money for NFCR-supported scientists. We detailed our experiences at each of the 4 games in this series and…...

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Nonprofit of the Night at Bethesda Big Train

Rounding the bases home on Friday July 13th, our team finished up our Summer Series tour with a visit to the Bethesda Big Train. Bethesda Big Train are a Summer Collegiate Baseball team....

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StrikeOut Cancer Success with Ohio Wesleyan Softball

The game day atmosphere felt a little different in Delaware, OH on March 21, 2018. Led by assistant coach, Chloe Shell, the Ohio Wesleyan University Softball team took the field for their StrikeOut Cancer game....

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RECAP: Play4TheCure Summer Series Game Three Featuring: Potomac Nationals

On Friday, June 16th, our Play4TheCure team made the third stop on the Summer Series tour visiting the Potomac Nationals. The Potomac Nationals are a Single-A affiliate of the Major League Baseball team, the Washington Nationals based in Woodbridge, VA. Similar to our game with the Frederick Keys, we were…...

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Knocking Cancer Out of the Park with the Bowie Baysox

Saturday, June 2, 2018, after weathering storm threats all day, the Bowie Baysox were able to take the field for their annual Knock Cancer Out of the Park night alongside a half-dozen charities in the cancer community near Prince George’s Stadium, including our Play4TheCure team. This game marks the second…...

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5 Successful Fundraising Strategies We Learned from Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day

In case you missed it, Tuesday April 10, 2018 was Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s stores across the U.S. The Play4TheCure team was lucky enough to join the Georgetown, DC store for a second year in a row and raised over $1,800 in one day! Here are the…...

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Q&A with Play4TheCure Coach Kim Looney

Kim Looney is the Head Girls’ Soccer Coach at Valley Christian High School in Cerritos, CA. Her team started hosting a “Kick it to Cancer” game in 2010 and they haven’t looked back since. Over the past 5 years alone they have raised nearly $25,000. We chatted with Coach Looney…...

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Cancer Research Week through the years

Since 2016, the National Foundation for Cancer Research has hosted Cancer Research Week as part of the Play4TheCure program. The goal of Cancer Research Week being to engage the Mid-Atlantic region basketball community to support a locally-based cancer research organization....

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Top 10 fundraisers of 2017, as of 12/15/2017

Highlighting our top 10 Play4TheCure team fundraisers of 2017!...

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