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3 Lessons on Generosity from former Chairman & CEO of Home Depot, Frank Blake

According to Frank Blake, he surprised everyone – including himself – when he became Home Depot Corporation CEO. During his tenure from 2007 through to 2014, Mr. Blake became well known for engineering a remarkable corporate turnaround during an economic downturn. However, this significant achievement was not the only reason…...

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Youth Ambassador Spotlight: Katy Gray

The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) Youth Ambassador Program is a unique opportunity for top high school students across the country. These students serve as leaders in raising awareness and support for cutting-edge cancer research. Many youth ambassadors combine their passion for sports, science, and/or the arts with community…...

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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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Rookie Play4TheCure Team, Central Catholic Volleyball, Raises $1,205 for Cancer Research

With thoughtful fundraising efforts and community involvement, Central Catholic Volleyball honored those with cancer while supporting cancer research at the National Foundation for Cancer Research....

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In Loving Memory of Robert Ringdahl

In the words of his loving wife, Rose Wang...

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Record-Breaking Year for Chelsea Field Hockey

After Roxy was diagnosed in 2010, the community mobilized to support Roxy and other breast cancer patients. For years, Chelsea Field Hockey raised money for breast cancer research, eventually joining Play4TheCure at the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) in 2015....

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Play4TheCure: Upper Dublin Field Hockey Team

Like many Play4TheCure teams, the Upper Dublin field hockey team learns far more than athletic skills during their season....

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Determined to Give Back: Larry Woody’s Supporter Story

An estimated 22,530 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in 2019. Researchers are working hard to provide early detection and screening solutions to women. The field of early ovarian cancer detection is expanding, and National Foundation for Cancer Research donor, Larry Woody, is focused on supporting it. “Cancer…...

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Play4TheCure: Team Invictus

Dwayne Osgood is no stranger to looking a challenge in the eye and tackling it head on. After graduating from the Naval Academy and meeting his wife, Elizabeth, Dwayne served two tours in Iraq as a Company XO and Company Commander with the US Marine Corps. Since then, Dwayne and…...

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