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Play4TheCure Summer Series 2018

The Play4TheCure team is excited to take our fundraising activities on the road this Spring and Summer as we visit Minor League Baseball teams around Maryland and Virginia! Our partnership with Minor League Baseball (MiLB) was initiated by one of our motivated youth ambassadors, Ally Minker. Minker partnered with Carolina…...

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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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Fall 2017 | Top Ten Fundraisers as of October 31

In the name of friendly competition, we’re highlighting our top ten fundraisers so far this fall as a way to honor and acknowledge the teams who work so hard to support Play4TheCure. Please note that this list only represents teams that have sent in their donations as of October 31,…...

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Weekend Roundup, October 13, 2017 | Ethel Walker Play Day

The weekend of October 13, 2017 more than a dozen teams will rally to Play4TheCure in support of cancer research, including the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, CT who is hosting their annual Play4TheCure Play Day....

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Corners for Cancer; A Legacy of Giving

When Maura Greenwood, a former field hockey player at Upper Dublin High School, shared the news that her mother had been diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, she turned to her coach, Heather Boyer for support. That is the moment that Boyer sprang into action.  ...

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All 9 NEWMAC Field Hockey Coaches to Play4TheCure

Spearheaded by Babson Head Coach, Julie Ryan, the NEWMAC Field Hockey Coaches will raise funds together. See Ryan talk about why the cause is important to her and her team....

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Burlington Township Field Hockey Play4TheCure 2017

In celebration of nearly a decade of support for the National Foundation for Cancer Research, Burlington Township High School in New Jersey will Play4TheCure again on October 11, 2017....

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