News & Events
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For a list of upcoming and recent events, refer to the information below
SoCal Lifeguard Paddledown for Cancer Relay
June 25th to August 31st, 2014
100 to 150 CA Lifeguards will do a 250 mile ocean relay paddle from Gaviota State Beach to Imperial State Beach, CA.
The Lifeguards are fundraising for John Wayne Cancer Foundation (JWCF) to help us reach our goal of providing skin cancer education to over 28,500 Jr. Lifeguards, Lifeguards and their families to help save lives.
Click here to Donate
Help the Lifeguards reach their goal of raising $25,000 for John Wayne Cancer Foundation.
San Diego 5K, Sunday, September 7, 2014
Long Beach 5K, Sunday, October 5, 2014
The Aloha Run benefits John Wayne Cancer Foundation.
Register San Diego 5K, Sunday, September 7, 2014
Register Long Beach, 5K, Sunday, October 5, 2014
The more volunteers we recruit the more we raise. Click here to volunteer.
VISIT RACE WEBSITE
Entertainment every 1/2 mile
Polynesian Music, Drummers, Hula Dancers, Surf Bands
Aloha Finisher Medal
BUY TICKETS AND JOIN US FOR THE SHOW!
NET PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE FOUNDATION!
A unique fundraiser for the John Wayne Cancer Foundation
Natalie’s Estate Winery
February 22, 2014
Featuring these Natalie’s Estate Wines:
2012 Columbia Valley ZINFANDEL
2012 Columbia Valley TEMPRANILLO
2011 Hillside Vineyard CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Smoked Brisket, Salmon, Pork Ribs, & Turkey
Greek-style White beans
A Silent Auction and Spanish Classical Guitarist also offered for your enjoyment!
$75 per person
Click here to RSVP online, or call Boyd at 503-807-5008.
Join Our John Wayne Cancer Foundation OC Marathon 2014 Team!
Fight Cancer with every step! JOIN HERE
Be a VOLUNTEER
DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER FOR THE RUN AT OCMARATHON.COM
Enjoy our video from last year:
2013 OC MARATHON from John Wayne Cancer Foundation on Vimeo.
Support these runs as our Into the Wild team donates a portion of their proceeds back to the John Wayne Cancer Foundation.
January 25th, 2014 Into the Wild Black Star Canyon 9.2k (5.7 miles)
March 22nd, 2014 Into the Wild OC Trail Run 10k/21k (6.2/13.1 miles
May 31st, 2014 Into the Wild Limestone Eco Challenge 12k/20k (7.4/12.4 miles)
July 24th, 2014 Into the Wild Rockin’ Summer Run #1 (3 or 5 miles) Trail Race and concert
July 31st, 2014 Into the Wild Rockin’ Summer Run #2 (3 or 5 miles) Trail Race and concert
The Gritty Up is LIVE!
Join Grit Cycle for a 3 Hour ride to benefit the John Wayne Cancer Foundation!
Sunday, June 1st – 12:00pm to 3:00pm
$200 reserves your bike. (They are suggesting $2500 donation total raised per bike. Get a team together! This is going to be an epic event.)
Got your spot? Awesome! Now set up your fundraising page:
Click on “Join Team” to create your own page, or you can donate on our GRIT page.
The Rider who raises the most $$$ wins a trip to FIJI compliments of www.fijivacations.com/
SAVE THE DATE! MAY 31st for Gritty Up Silent Auction Soirée time and location will be announced soon. Wanna donate to the silent auction or party? Please email Candice at firstname.lastname@example.org we are grateful for your thoughtful contributions
If you have any questions or need help, contact Dani: email@example.com
“My family has been proud to be a part of the John Wayne Cancer Institute for more than three decades. I continue to be amazed by the talented scientists who work within its walls to demystify the complex disease of cancer and improve the lives of cancer patients worldwide.
Throughout the Institute, researchers are pursuing novel ideas that are transforming the way we think about cancer treatment. From studies that identify blood-based biomarkers for the early detection of colon cancer to therapies that enlist a patient’s immune system to fight advanced skin cancer, our dynamic faculty works at the cutting edge of science. Our future is incredibly bright.
The achievements of the faculty at the John Wayne Cancer Institute are even more impressive because they have been accomplished without the scope of resources available at many larger institutions. It’s more difficult than … Read More »