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HALF A MILLION YOUTH EDUCATED!

We’re pleased to announce that as of this fall, the Block the Blaze program has reached over 500,000 young people! Despite the challenges this year has brought on due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been able to continue sun safety education through webinars, collaborative lesson planning with schools, and presentations on the beach throughout the past summer!   Block the […]

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Always Blocking the Blaze

Photo: Pictures from the 2020 Summer Block the Blaze program on the California Coast.   Schools might have gone virtual for most of 2020, however select junior lifeguard programs and camps were given the green light to have socially distanced programming throughout the state, and we are grateful for the out-of-state programs who presented on […]

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Funding to Fight Cancer

Funding cutting edge cancer research is one of the ways we fight cancer. The John Wayne Cancer Foundation is proud to fund these John Wayne Alumni Fellows’ Research.       Anthony Lucci, MD; University of Texas MD Anderson Research: Mastectomy, microscopic disease, and immune profiling in metastic breast cancer       Richard Essner, […]

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Sun Safe Partners

JOHN WAYNE CANCER FOUNDATION HAS EDUCATED A HALF MILLION YOUTH ON SUN SAFETY; ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH TROPICSPORT   JWCF has partnered with leading sunscreen brand, TropicSport, to provide a co-branded mineral facesticks to thousands of junior lifeguards JWCF’s Block the Blaze program educates youth about skin cancer awareness and the importance of prevention     […]

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Powers Combined

John Wayne Cancer Foundation + John Wayne Stock & Supply Join Forces with Project Angel Food to Feed L.A. Cancer Patients During Pandemic.   “Give the American People a Good Cause and There’s Nothing They Can’t Lick.” – John Wayne   Never on to back down from a fight for what’s right, John Wayne battled […]

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John Wayne Grit Series 2019

In 2019, we asked, “Are you tough enough to hit the trails and help in the fight against cancer?” You responded to the challenge by running and walking in honor of those who have gone before us and those who are currently fighting cancer. The John Wayne Grit Series was  born from your courage, strength and grit. The first 2 fun […]

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Gritty Up 2019

The Showdown Against Cancer Thank You to all our GRITTY UP Supporters for making this year’s event the biggest ever! We are grateful for all of your efforts to fight cancer side by side with John Wayne. Thank you to all of the volunteers, fundraisers, donors, sponsors and GritCycle staff for creating a record setting event. Bike […]

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OC Marathon 2019

This year Team John Wayne and the John Wayne Cancer Foundation had one of the most incredible OC Marathon’s to date! We are grateful for the fundraisers, donors, sponsors, and volunteers. Together we raised over $94,000 to help cancer patients beat the odds. Special thanks to Team Tom for being JWCF’s top fundraising team to […]

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2018 Gritty Up

To all our GRITTY UP Supporters, thank you for making this year’s event the biggest ever! We are grateful for all of your efforts to fight cancer side by side with John Wayne. Thank you to all of the volunteers, fundraisers, donors, sponsors and GritCycle staff for creating a record setting event. Bike reservations and […]