Supporter Stories Archives - Page 4 of 5 - NFCR

Supporter Stories

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....

Read more

Playing 4 Trey

In 2014, a few short weeks after celebrating his 3rd birthday, Trey Fry was diagnosed with leukemia. Needless to say, this was a life-altering event for Trey and his family. Like so many, Trey fought his way through several rounds of chemotherapy. His cancer even relapsed and Trey required a…...

Read more

Meet Dorothy Elicker: A Mother Carrying on Her Daughter’s Legacy

Dorothy Elicker will never forget April 1, 2008 as that was the day her daughter, Lucy Stanovick, was diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer — she was just 42 years old. Lucy was a beacon of light to all who knew her. While fighting her own health battles and raising two…...

Read more

Meet Darrell Rice: A Courageous and Inspirational Caregiver

This year marks the 13th anniversary of Carmen Rice’s survival from Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) – the deadliest brain cancer that is widely regarded as incurable and universally fatal. Carmen’s thirteen-year survival is nothing less than miraculous and last month, we shared her incredible story with you. Today, we’d like to…...

Read more

Ally Minker: A Young Woman Determined to Make a Difference

For the third year in a row, Play4TheCure® and minor league baseball are teaming up to raise money and awareness for cutting-edge cancer research— a partnership started by National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) Youth Ambassador Ally Minker. Nearly nine years ago, Matt Minker passed away from cancer. Baseball was…...

Read more

Meet Carmen Rice: A Courageous and Inspirational GBM Survivor

This year marks the 13th anniversary of Carmen Rice’s survival from Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) – the deadliest brain cancer that is widely regarded as incurable and universally fatal. GBM kills 91% of patients within three years of diagnosis and NFCR is part of a robust, international coalition working on innovative…...

Read more

Party4Life 2016 & the Lucy Fund

Ongoing fundraising efforts in honor of Lucy Stanovick seek to find a cure for metastatic cancer. To date, over $200,000 has been raised in Lucy’s name....

Read more

Sarah’s Story: Dr. Civin’s Cancer Research “Saved My Life”

Sarah Byrd says she owes her life to Dr. Curt Civin, a pediatric oncologist specializing in leukemia research whose work is funded by NFCR....

Read more

A Loving Tribute to Elmo’s Friends Phyllis and Tony Geiss

NFCR is the recipient of a generous gift from the Geiss Estate. Since Phyllis and Tony Geiss lived extraordinary lives, we are sharing their story with you - with Sesame Street songs in our heads!...

Read more

Art with a Heart

Sales from Dana Rosenberg's artwork during September and October 2016 will fund cancer research via NFCR, Shriner’s Hospital for Children & St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital....

Read more