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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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The Lucy Fund: Words of a Mother

Lucy Elicker Stanovick, an English professor, writer, wife and mother of two, received the news that she had Stage IV metastatic breast cancer in April 2008. Although active, health conscious and just 42 years old, she was faced suddenly with her mortality: Stage IV metastatic breast cancer cannot be cured,…...

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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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NFCR Supporters: Amos Porter

11-year-old Amos decides to celebrate his birthday in a special way this year. His story is a perfect reminder that you’re never too young or too old to make a difference....

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StrikeOut Cancer Success with Ohio Wesleyan Softball

The game day atmosphere felt a little different in Delaware, OH on March 21, 2018. Led by assistant coach, Chloe Shell, the Ohio Wesleyan University Softball team took the field for their StrikeOut Cancer game....

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Father’s Day

For the most part, June usually greets us the same way every year. Higher temperatures, long lines of people waiting for ice cream, longer days and, of course, a grocery store aisle filled to the brim with Father’s Day cards. Mass advertising is a great tool for those of us…...

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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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Holiday Lights for Cancer Research

Pete and Sherri Kimbell have a holiday tradition in Indian Trail, NC that delights their community and raises money for the National Foundation for Cancer Research....

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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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