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99¢ of every dollar received goes to fund cancer research

Fundraising Events for Cancer Research

Team Demand & Independent Fundraisers

Team Demand: Calling all athletes... do you run, walk, bike, swim, golf or ski?Logo for team demand

Connect your athletic passion to your favorite athletic event and help raise money for cancer research. It's easy! Sign up for an event, rally your friends and family to join or support you in creating your own fundraiser for cancer research at The Gateway for Cancer Research.

99 cents of every dollar received funds cancer research so your efforts will truly help cancer research.

2014 Calendar for Team Demand (more will be added)


Drink In Hand

• Chicago's Perfect 10 - November 8, 2014 - Chicago, IL

Drink In Hand

• Drink-In-Hand Beach Volleyball Tournament -August 16, 2014 - Chicago, IL



• 2014 Chicago Half Marathon -September 7, 2014 - Chicago, IL


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• 2014 Wisconsin Marathon - May 3, 2014 - Kenosha, WI

2014 Barrington Mother's Day 5K Run and Walk

2014 Barrington Mother's Day 5K Run & Walk

Chicagoland spring marathon and half marathon

2014 Chicagoland Spring Marathon and Half Marathon -May 18 - Schaumburg, IL


If you are participating in an event that is not listed, contact Ashlee Landis, Team Demand Coordinator, and she will help you set up your event and fundraising page.

Independent Fundraisers:

Walter Payton Spare Time for a Cure for Cancer ResearchThroughout the year dedicated individuals set up fundraisers to support cancer research at the Gateway for Cancer Research.  Some of these fundraisers include: bowling parties, concerts, salsa dancing parties, tennis tournaments, bake sales, walks, motorcycle rides...virtually any type of event where you can gather friends, family and community for a common goal: to support cancer research. 

Contact Jeremy Garber, Development Specialist, and he will help get you started.

99 cents of every dollar received funds cancer research so your fundraising efforts will make a difference!



Gateway Events: Join us to support cancer research!

Cures Ahead Golf Invitational - June 30, 2014 - Medinah Country Club, Medinah, IL

Trails 4 Trials Cycling Event - September 27, 2014 - Goodyear, AZ

• Cures Gala - November 15, 2014 - Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Tower, Chicago IL



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