Play4TheCure® is the sports fundraising program of the National Foundation for Cancer Research, helping to raise critical funds to prevent, treat and cure cancer, ALL cancers.

Play4TheCure inspires athletes to leverage their passion for sports to “Play4” loved ones affected by cancer. Throughout the season, participants establish Play4TheCure events that raise dollars to support cancer research. 100% of dollars raised through Play4TheCure supports NFCR-funded scientists.

Not only does Play4TheCure support NFCR’s mission to accelerate research, but it also provides a number of benefits to team sporting programs, including: 

  • Promoting teamwork to reach one common goal
  • Building good character and relationship skills
  • Teaching the importance of giving back
  • Providing a way for teams to support each other and their communities

Register Today

By registering your event today, scientists can continue to make game-changing discoveries in cancer…

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Start a Fundraiser

Create your team’s unique fundraising page or find an existing team to support below.

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Donate Online

Make a gift to NFCR’s Play4TheCure program, where 100% of your donation supports NFCR…

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Over 10 years ago, two of my players’ moms came to practice wearing hats to cover their thinning hair from chemotherapy. And in that moment….my mind was made up that if I could ever do anything to show my support and appreciation for the mothers in our club fighting breast cancer, I would do it. 

–Tina Reinprecht, Nationally Recognized Field Hockey Coach &Play4TheCure Chair

Latest Team Updates

Check out how current Play4TheCure teams are making a difference… 

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Virtual Fundraising Ideas

Explore these virtual fundraising ideas to optimize your fundraising efforts.

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Other Ways to Get Involved

Take a look at the numerous other ways you can get involved…

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Contact Us

You can reach us by email at or give us a call at 1-800-321-CURE (2873).


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