Arts4TheCure Archives - NFCR


Young Artist Inspires Global Change: Meet Chelsea of Teen Mobile Arts

Inspiration often strikes at the strangest time. For Chelsea Hu, inspiration struck in the middle of a flood while she was volunteering at an orphanage as part of a leadership camp in China in 2019. As the torrential rain caused chaos amongst the frightened children, thirteen-year-old Chelsea sought to comfort…...

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DMV Artist Raider Originals supports Arts4TheCure and the National Foundation for Cancer Research

“Art is not about what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas. Art has always played a considerable role in the life of Jonas Benjamin Raider. Growing up in the quaint town of Rockaway Beach, New York, Manhattan and all of its creative geniuses were only…...

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Youth Ambassador Raised $5,025 for Cancer Research Through Indian Classical Singing Concert

Through NFCR’s Arts4TheCure and Youth Ambassador programs, California student Sahaana Padayathil, used her passion for Indian classical singing to contribute to cancer research, a cause close to her heart....

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Talented Teens: How Tina Zhang and her teammates use art to change the world

As the long days of summer begin cooling down, it won’t be long until high school halls are filled with eager minds ready to begin a new school year. Many seniors returning for their final year have a lot on their plate. Whether they’re determined to graduate at the top…...

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Playing Tunes, Fighting Tumors

The general manager of a utility company, George Unverzagt too is a guitarist and singer-songwriter with a bluesy, folk Americana band popular throughout much of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. The Acoustic Wolves, comprised of himself and longtime musical partner Jeff Hemmerlin, have a bare, stripped-down style which has…...

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Local Students Play Jazz for a Cure

Dodos Combo is a jazz band from the Landon School in Bethesda, MD.  They helped launch NFCR’s Arts4TheCure program by performing at the 2018 Albert Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research Award Ceremony held on May 5, 2018...

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