Reaching for the Cure Run/Walk @ Irvine Valley College
Mar 26 all-day


Irvine’s favorite run/walk event is finally here! The 19th Annual Reaching for the Cure Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Kids Run will take place on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Irvine Valley College in honor of pediatric cancer warriors, patients, and survivors everywhere. Runners, walkers, fundraisers, sponsors, vendors and volunteers from all over Southern California will run and walk in an effort to Reach for the Cure!

Reaching for the Cure Half Marathon Run/Walk logoEvent Information:
Irvine Valley College
7:00AM – Half Marathon (13.1 miles/timed)
7:15AM – 5K Run (3.1 miles/timed)
7:45AM – 10K Run (6.2 miles/timed)
9:30AM – 5K Walk (3.1 miles/untimed)
11:00AM – 1K kids’ fun run (untimed)

Want to Bike the Brick?
Upgrade your registration and join our new Bike Partner, Renegade Racing’s Saddleback Spring Classic Gran Fondo! Step up your Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K with a bike distance that’s best for your ability. With five routes to choose from, you’ll enjoy the best of what Orange County has to offer while “Pedaling to Cure Pediatric Cancer”. More information coming soon!

Finish Line Festival
Race Day Activities include packet pickup, race announcements, finisher medals, awards ceremony, exhibitors, food and musical entertainment; PCRF’s famous Kids Zone features petting zoo, bounce houses, obstacle courses, video trucks, face painting, attractions and more.


Interested in being involved in the planning for next year’s race? We’re looking for committee members! It takes a village to put on such a special event, and we could use your help. Share with us your talents, interests, and how you’d like to get involved, and we’ll bring you onto our Race Crew! Contact Erin at or 949-859-6312.


Western Round Up @ Oak Canyon Private Park
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Western Round Up @ Oak Canyon Private Park | Silverado | California | United States


Join us for a fun day celebrating oncology families from all over Southern California. The Western Round Up is PCRF’s only FUN-raiser event each year, and our team looks forward to hosting a “cancer-free” afternoon outside the hospital walls. Let us bring a smile to your child’s face with carnival games, attractions, petting zoo, reptiles, fishing, crafts, prizes and more!

On this day the patients become the sheriffs! Each child will receive a sheriff’s badge for the day upon arrival. Together with your family you can enjoy a worry-free experience at an enclosed, private park where kids can roam free. There are prizes and experiences at every corner. Lunch is provided thanks to our friends at In-N-Out Burger.

Everyone will gather for the Flight of the Doves at 2:45pm in honor of those who have fought cancer. Dove Tributes are available to those who want to make a donation in Memory or in Honor of a Cancer Warrior.

Are you part of an oncology family, or know someone who is? We will add you to our mailing list so you receive an invitation by mail for next year’s event! PCRF is happy to work with oncology departments, social workers, support groups, etc. to bring families together on this special day.

Contact our office for opportunities for sponsors, underwriting, or volunteering and we will connect you up with this great event!


NVRQT Goes Country @ Joe's on Weed
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

NVRQT @ Joe’s Bar on Weed Street

Go Country with Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester and his wife, Farrah, when they host a country-themed fundraiser at Joe’s Bar on Weed Street in Chicago this July. Net proceeds from the event will benefit Lester’s NVRQT campaign, run by the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF), which helps raise awareness and money for pediatric cancer research.

Jon and Farrah Lester Jon and Farrah with special guests.



New York Golf Tournament @ The Whippoorwill Club
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 7:00 pm
New York Golf Tournament @ The Whippoorwill Club | Armonk | New York | United States

10th annual PCRF NEW YORK Golf Tournament

Mark your calendars for PCRF’s 10th annual New York Golf Tournament! This milestone year promises to be a memorable event offering attractive sponsorship opportunities that will help you in building brand loyalty, engaging new customers and showcasing your commitment to the community. We will kick-off with a continental breakfast, followed by 18 holes of golf. You and your foursome can have friendly competitions with the on-course contest holes, raffle opportunities, and more. Following the tournament play, golfers will have time to freshen up before cocktail hour begins! Golfers will join more dinner guests for our evening program and live auction.

This Armonk favorite golf outing is focused on raising funds to support the work of Dr. Cairo and the research at the PCRF Laboratory. This lifesaving research is happening at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, at Westchester Medical Center and New York Medical College.

Save the date and join us as we aim to raise the necessary funds for research that is powering hope in families who need hope the most. Contact our office for information on how to get a head start on joining our sponsorship lineup, being part of our planning committee, or volunteering for this special event.


Keegan Bradley Golf Classic @ Woodstock Inn & Resort Golf Club
Aug 28 all-day
Keegan Bradley Golf Classic @ Woodstock Inn & Resort Golf Club | Woodstock | Vermont | United States

6th annual keegan bradley charity golf classic

On Monday, August 28, 2017, Keegan Bradley, 2011’s PGA Championship winner, Rookie of the Year, and multi-event champion will host the Third Annual Charity Golf Classic at the Woodstock Inn & Resort Golf Club.

The event will kick off with brunch, followed by a golf clinic with Keegan, and 18 holes of golf. The day will conclude with a cocktail reception, raffles, auction and awards ceremony. Formal invitations will be issued to supporters and friends of Keegan including golfers from the PGA Tour as well as local celebrities.


Bid for the Kids Charity Gala @ Venue TBD
Nov 4 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm


The 34th annual Bid for the Kids charity gala is tentative for Saturday, November 4, 2017. This preliminary date may be updated as our committee begins planning for another successful event!

PCRF’s annual Bid for the Kids event is one of our largest fundraisers of the year. Our guests look forward to a unique experience where they will dine, dance and bid to raise funds for research. Our 2016 event, featured live entertainment by Flashback Heart Attack and elite catering by Turnip Rose. We look forward to planning another unique experience for the year ahead.

Please save the date and join us as we aim to raise the necessary funds for research that is powering hope in families who need hope the most. Contact our office for information on how to join our planning committee for this special event.