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Jon Jack fights to help find a cure for cancer through fundraising, volunteering

1756 days ago From The Herald-Mail   View Archived Article

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND - "I would guess in March, April, and May, I probably spend 20 hours (volunteering) on the weekend and maybe a few more throughout the week," he said. Jack said much of his volunteer work has been focused on the online communication aspects o ...

Local Teen beats Cancer, raises $100,000

1757 days ago From WVLA-TV   View Archived Article

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA - ... young man has been back and forth to treatment, from Baton Rouge to Memphis. ... Jude Children's hospital, and lots of others including his own charity. ...

Volunteer drivers help out cancer patients

1763 days ago From Staunton News Leader   View Archived Article

STAUNTON, VIRGINIA - Drivers often are retirees, like John Sypher, a new volunteer who attended a recent training workshop at Augusta Health. Workshops cover basic volunteer requirements, chemotherapy and radiation side effects and program logistics. ...

Kentucky Derby Festival races raise nearly $400K

1775 days ago From Bizjournals.com   View Archived Article

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY - It was named Charity of the Year by the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation. ... Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Orphan Care Alliance, Ovarian Awareness of ...

Cashathon: The Rise of Charity Races

1783 days ago From Wall Street Journal   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Put another way, less than half the walk's proceeds fund breast cancer research and care. Caggiano does not confirm or dispute the institute's estimate, but she says walk expenses fall within the standard recommendations for nonprofits; she a ...

Home Savings Donates $35,000 to ACS

1787 days ago From WYTV   View Archived Article

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO - The Home Savings Charitable Foundation presented a $35000 check to the American Cancer Society earlier this week. The donation will help defray the costs of the American Cancer Society's annual golf outings, the Ladies Pink Ribbon Golf Tournament ...

Student from Miami to bike cross country for charity

1789 days ago From Bellingham Herald   View Archived Article

BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON - By ADAM H. BEASLEY - McClatchy Newspapers MIAMI Savannah Sill's summer break is a fantasy vacation for even the most fervent travel buff. She will start out in New England, hang a right past the Great Lakes, drop in on Minnesota's Twin Cities ...

Knights of Pythias supporting causes

1800 days ago From NorthJersey.com    View Archived Article

BERGEN, NEW JERSEY - The Knights of Pythias is a nonsectarian fraternal order dedicated to friendship, charity and benevolence. They have lodges throughout New Jersey. The American Cancer Society is the Pythian national charity. The Knights of Pythias is a national ...

NBTHS supports American Cancer Society with donation

1802 days ago From North Brunswick Sentinel   View Archived Article

FREEHOLD, NEW JERSEY - The Student Government Organization (SGO) organized a school-wide charity effort. Members voted on who they wanted to support in September; SGO Vice President Jeremy Kaye said that the ACS received more than 75 percent of the vote. ...

A Base Ball Benefit at Goodwill Park

1803 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

HOLLISTON, MASSACHUSETTS - By Shawn Perry | Email the author | 12:00pm Members of the Mudville Base Ball Club and the Ruby Slippers/Flying Monkeys pose for pictures after the teams' old-school exhibition game Sunday at Goodwill Park. Shawn Perry When all was said and done, ...

Charity ball headsout east $70,000 raised for cancer fight

1806 days ago From Bradenton Herald   View Archived Article

BRADENTON, FLORIDA - The cowboy and cowgirl themed benefit for the Manatee County Unit of the American Cancer Society is sold out, said Cindy McCue, executive director for the Manatee County Unit. =93We decided to change the venue and change it up a little bit. ...

Survivor: Relay For Life more than a fundraiser, inspires hopes

1808 days ago From Macon Telegraph (blog)   View Archived Article

MACON, GEORGIA - Spires suffers from multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells in bone marrow, and knows what Relay For Life means to him. He knows there is no cure for his cancer, but he also knows he can fight it. Relay For Life, Spires said, is part of the fight. ...

Community Service Ordered for High School Food Fight Participants

1808 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Those unable to participate on June 4th may complete their community service preparing food for the homeless at organizations such as ECHO or running in a charity race like Race for the Cure (that same morning). Students are also expected to bring at ...

Hebron Lions donate $78,000 to charities

1813 days ago From Norwich Bulletin   View Archived Article

NORWICH, CONNECTICUT - And that its work showed at the annual Night of Giving =97 more than $78000 was given out to local charities. =93We work hard in the community and we work hard for the Lions,=94 Miclette said. =93We work hard and we play hard.=94 Richard Griswold, ch ...

StuCo walk to benefit American Cancer Society

1814 days ago From FHCtoday.com   View Archived Article

ST. CHARLES, MISSOURI - By Maddie Wilson | Copy Manager This Wednesday, May 11, Student Council is looking to create a new school tradition with its second annual =93Central Conquers Cancer=94 charity walk/run. The event, which will take place from 3:30 to 6:00 pm at ...

Annual event at Angell's Food Center raises a lot of money for Relay for Life

1817 days ago From Greene County Daily World   View Archived Article

LINTON, INDIANA - Angell's efforts on behalf of the cancer relief charity were so extensive that the local chapter named a service award for the Angell's president, which has hung inside the Linton store since 2008. The rain couldn't dampen Angell's sp ...

Running a race on vacation

1819 days ago From The Seattle Times   View Archived Article

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - ... have been added in San Francisco; Honolulu; Vail, Colo.; and Puerto Rico. ... To add to the good feelings, many events double as charity fundraisers. ...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

1821 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

SAN MARINO, CALIFORNIA - Young and old took part in a spirited 5K breast cancer walk at Lacy Park Sunday, May 1 to raise money for breast cancer research and strive to achieve "a world with more birthdays". Event Chair Catherine Schultz said $43000 had been raised ...

A volunteer effort that needs your help

1830 days ago From CBS42   View Archived Article

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - You can walk to help raise awareness for cancer and take part in a groundbreaking new study to fight it. Thousands of volunteers are needed for the CPS-3 study for the American Cancer Society. The study will help researchers ...

Chinese Relay for Life

1836 days ago From Patch.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - ... name United Charity Foundation. Ling Wu, a longtime American Cancer Society volunteer, =EF=BB=BFpreviously told Patch=EF=BB=BF that she formed the Southern California Chinese Relay for Life in 2010 after learning of a similar organization in Nort ...

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