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Team Spotlight: Bucknell University Field Hockey

Play4TheCure starts as a game but for some teams turns into a tradition. Anna Wills, Bucknell University Assistant Field Hockey Coach and former player, has been part of Play4TheCure since high school....

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Student-Athlete Spotlight: Delaney Snowden

Delaney Snowden proves that, with dedication and determination, anyone can make a difference.   ...

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Q&A with Play4TheCure Team Garrison Forest

In an interview Team Parent and Fundraising Coordinator, Brian McComas, revealed how the team became involved with Play4TheCure and what contributed to their success....

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Team Spotlight: George Washington University Club Field Hockey

“No matter who you are, cancer has most likely affected you in some way,” explains Jackie Clarke, GW Club Field Hockey Community Service Chair, on why founders chose Play4TheCure and how it became a tradition. “Due to the unfortunate wide range of cancers that can affect friends, family, and loved…...

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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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Teeing It Up for a Cure

For the second year in a row, volunteers from the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) partook in the annual Quicken Loans National Golf Tournament, held in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC from June 25th to July 1st....

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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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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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