Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation aims to kick cancer out of every childhood

June 13, 2012

Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation and Kick-It will be teaming up on the kickball field by challenging supporters to kick cancer out of every childhood once and for all. Kick-It is a national grassroots fundraising game that was started by Quinn Clarke, a cancer survivor who wanted to make a difference...

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Students Work Together to Raise Money for Cancer Research

June 06, 2012  |  Posted by Rachel Abbey McCafferty

They’ve held car washes and cut their hair. They’ve paid for sweatpants days and sold T-shirts. And it’s all going to cancer research.The students at have been hard at work raising money for Kick-It. According to its website, Kick-It is a national organization that donates to pediatric, adolescent and young...

Lake Catholic uses kickball to raise $20,000 to battle childhood cancer

June 02, 2012  |  Posted by Matthew Skrajner

More than 300 people, most of them students, braved cold and rainy conditions Friday at Lake Catholic High School.They were out there to help battle childhood cancer as nearly 30 teams participated in a kickball tournament, along with enjoying food, games and giveaways. The effort was to raise money for...

Heritage North students "Kick-It" for cancer research

May 29, 2012  |  Posted by Julie A. Short

Students at Avon Heritage North Elementary School are only halfway to their goal of raising $3,000 to help find a cure for children's cancer. So far the school has collected just over $1,300 and Principal Brent Betts hopes a last-minute push will make the goal a reality. "I am seeking your...

Nearly $8,000 raised in first St. John school Kick-It kickball tournament

May 24, 2012  |  Posted by Troy Krause

According to the National Cancer Institute there were more than 10,000 children under the age of 15 diagnosed with cancer in 2007. That number is on the rise, and students from St. John Lutheran School in Redwood Falls, Prairie Lutheran School in Fairfax and Gibbon and St. Paul Lutheran in St....

Smiling Through the Pain of Cancer

May 23, 2012  |  Posted by JEFF McNIELL, Houston Herald jmcniell@houstonheral

Houston boy, 3, making memories with his family as terminal disease attacks his body.Liam Myrick loves motorcycles and monster trucks. He enjoys painting, playing outside and like most 3-year-old boys, annoying his two big sisters.But the sad reality for Liam and his family is those moments will soon be only...

Kick-It Raises More Than $5000

May 23, 2012  |  Posted by The News Leader

Kick It for Children's Cancer was recently held in Bicentennial Park in Minerva, with eight teams competing in the sport of kickball. The fun, family-oriented event raised $5,114 for the fight against children's cancer. Teams participating included Absolute Hillbillies, Team Colfor, Team Garrett, The Balled and the Beautiful, Team Frontier, Team Swagg,...

3rd Annual Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction for FLASHES OF HOPE

May 17, 2012

Strike a pose and flash your smile and join WGIRLS Milwaukee for the 3rd Annual Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction as we spend a night among the stars to raise money for FLASHES OF HOPE, a nonprofit organization that changes the way children with cancers see themselves through the gift of...

Kicking Cancer

May 03, 2012  |  Posted by Troy Krause

Over the years, people have found numerous ways to raise funds in the fight against cancer, but a new project being initiated by kids for kids is taking place later this month at St. John School in Redwood Falls. That day students from the local parochial school, as well as those...

UPChicago Tax Relief 2012 to benefit Flashes of Hope

April 28, 2012

April 15th is a "special" day for all Americans, so come celebrate or commiserate your return at UPChicago's next 2012 fundraising event, Tax Relief to benefit new partner Flashes of Hope.Saturday, April 28th from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PMCOST: limited number of $30 tickets for three-hour select-bar package, $45 per...

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