Prevent Cancer Foundation Fundraising Calendar

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March 9, 2012

2012 Prevent Cancer Foundation Annual Spring Gala

The Prevent Cancer Foundation Annual Spring Gala is a widely attended event that attracts more than 900 guests from the business, diplomatic, government, medical, sports, media and social communities.  The gala is held every year at the National Building Museum and recognized as one of “Washington’s Top 100 Events” by BizBash (# 7 in 2010 “Benefits Category), most recently raising over $1.2 million in March 2011 to support Foundation’s research, community outreach and education programs.

Every year, after careful consideration, the Foundation selects a country to celebrate as our Honored Patron. The countries are represented by their respective Ambassadors to the United States. We are pleased to announce the Honored Patrons of the 2012 Prevent Cancer Foundation Annual Spring Gala are His Excellency, the Ambassador of Switzerland Manuel Sager and Mrs. Christine Sager.

Start: March 9, 2012 7:00 pm
End: March 10, 2012 12:00 am
Venue: National Building Museum
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401 F Street, N.W., Washington, DC, United States, 20001
Cost: $500-$1,000

January 30, 2012

Prevent Cancer Foundation Young Professionals Happy Hour

Join noted philanthropist Katherine Kennedy for the launch of the Prevent Cancer Foundation Young Professionals Group on Monday, January 30 for a Happy Hour at the Irish Whiskey Public House, 1207 19th St. NW, Washington, DC from 6-8 pm. “Stop Cancer Before It Starts!” by joining the Young Professionals today.

Start: January 30, 2012 6:00 pm
End: January 30, 2012 8:00 pm
Venue: Irish Whiskey Public House
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1207 19th St NW, Washington, DC, United States, 20036
Cost: Free

October 22, 2011

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser PINK PARTY

Faraz Behvandi and Pasha Daryabeigi of BetaRaz Entertainment, along with UpScale BLVD, are hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser “Pink Party” at Velocity 5 Restaurant in Lansdowne, VA. There will be live music from 10 pm – 2 am, music by DJ Rob (Mista DMV). They will be raffling off a trip for two to Las Vegas for 3 days and 2 nights, and 50% off airfare – raffle tickets are $10 each.  Proper attire is required. $10 cover at the door, must be 21 to enter with valid ID. 10% of all proceeds will benefit the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

Start: October 22, 2011 9:00 pm
End: October 23, 2011 2:00 am
Venue: Velocity 5 Lansdowne
Phone: (571) 333-4747
19286 Promenade Drive, Leesburg, VA, United States, 20176
Cost: $10

October 16, 2011

94.7 FRESH FM Presents: Breast Cancer Bites

Breast Cancer Bites is a chance to sample the newest and most fabulous restaurants that the region has to offer in an afternoon of tasting like no other.  Guests will sample 15 hand selected eateries, and creative desserts. Spend an afternoon with great food, wine tastings and listen live to an upcoming music artist – Rachel Platten.  Be a part of 94.7 FRESH FM’s first annual Breast Cancer Bites and support women for generations and the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

100% of the $20.00 admission will be donated to the Prevent Cancer Foundation supporting community screenings and educational programs like the GW mobile mammography unit the Mammovan. Your $20.00 admission includes the free tastings from all participating restaurants and it’s tax deductible. We will be airing the Skins game, too!

Participating Restaurants Include:

Black and Orange
Cajun Experience
Casa Nonna
Georgetown Cupcake
Lebanese Taverna
Peacock Cafe
Smith Commons


Start: October 16, 2011 12:00 pm
End: October 16, 2011 4:00 pm
Venue: Renaissance Hotel
999 Ninth Street, N.W., Washington, DC, United States, 20001
Cost: $50

October 4, 2011

Eclipse Candle Fundraiser in Honor of Brenda A. Curtis

Aubrey Gallimore and her mother Brenda A. Curtis.

Aubrey Gallimore from Stone Mountain, GA is hosting a fundraiser in memory of her mother, Brenda A. Curtis, who passed away 5 years ago after battling colorectal cancer. An Independent Consultant for Eclipse Candle Co., Aubrey is hosting candle parties at her home as well as offering candle sales online.

Learn more about Aubrey’s fundraiser on Facebook.

Purchase candles online at: and use the order code PCF1759. $6 from every candle purchased until October 15, 2011 goes to Prevent Cancer Foundation!

Start: October 4, 2011
End: October 15, 2011
Venue: Eclipse Candle Co. (also online)
Stone Mountain, GA, United States, 30088

December 1, 2010

4th Annual Figdor Texas Hold’em Tournament

All 80 players opened their hearts (and wallets), raising $117,000 to fund a two-year grant in ovarian cancer prevention and/or early detection research.

Start: December 1, 2010
End: December 1, 2010
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