News: fundraising

Divide And Conquer

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

When the United States declared a “War on Cancer” 40 years ago, the endeavor was envisioned as a strategic battle, with doctors and researchers employing overwhelming force and lethal technology in a straightforward march to victory against a disease that claimed millions of lives. Scientists have made progress in the ensuing years, yet the enemy […]

‘Family Day’ to Benefit Martell Foundation

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Television actress and singer Jennette McCurdy will be the headline performer at an indoor family fun event benefiting the T.J. Martell Foundation, a nonprofit which supports cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC). McCurdy, star of Nickelodeon’s “iCarly” series and an artist with Capitol Records Nashville, will appear at the Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin Robbins […]

Light the Night Happens Oct. 7

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is gearing up for Light the Night, a fund-raising event for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Thursday, Oct. 7, at LP Field. Vanderbilt University will field a team for the visually exciting event which supports the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s activities to fund medical research, support government advocacy and patient assistance […]

Race for the Cure Cancer Fundraiser Set

Friday, September 10th, 2010

The fall race event season for cancer charities is about to begin and organizers are set to kick-off Vanderbilt’s Race for the Cure team-building plans. Faculty and staff, as well as patients and cancer survivors, are invited to join Team Vanderbilt for the 19th annual Greater Nashville Race for the Cure, Saturday, Oct. 9, at […]

Ambassadors Raise Cancer Research Funds

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Nearly two-dozen young professionals are harnessing their social, work and family networks to raise money for innovative cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. This Young Ambassadors group has made a commitment to raise $35,000 to fund a VICC Discovery Grant, awarded to young cancer investigators who don’t yet have significant government or industry support to […]