BENEFITING: National Foundation for Cancer Research
ORGANIZER: Lakes Region
Lakes Region Lacrosse Club wrote -Play4theCure is a fundraising platform for the National Foundation for Cancer Research, which provides funding worldwide to the best scientists to enable cutting edge research that other large cancer organizations can’t and won’t fund. Play4theCure inspires young athletes and their teams to leverage their passion for sports to “Play4” loved ones affected by cancer and encourages them to actively participate in working to fund cancer research to make a difference.
With the help of Play4theCure and individual donors, NFCR has delivered over $320 million leading to many breakthroughs, including prevention strategies, earlier diagnosis and new anticancer drugs and therapies.