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Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Announces 26th Anniversary Rod Carew Children’s Cancer Golf Classic – Presented by Bank of America

The highly-anticipated 26th Anniversary Rod Carew Children’s Cancer Golf Classic, presented by Bank of America, will take place on Monday, August 29th, 2022, at the Pelican Hill Golf Club in Newport Beach, Calif. The tournament is co-hosted by the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) and Baseball Hall of Famer, Rod Carew.

The Golf Classic, held in honor of Rod’s late daughter Michelle who passed away from leukemia, is an annual event that raises funds for pediatric cancer research. More than 50% of cancer research relies on private philanthropic work and research due to lack of financial government contributions.

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UNC Set to Host Dribble for Victory Over Cancer

Carolina Athletics is teaming up with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) and the V Foundation for Cancer Research for its inaugural Dribble for Victory Over Cancer, which will raise funds for pediatric cancer research.  The event is set for Aug. 28 and will be held on the UNC campus.

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Ringing the NASDAQ Opening Bell with PCRFkids!

The opportunity to ring the bell at Nasdaq provided a great platform to increase awareness about the foundation and the urgent need to fund pediatric cancer research.  For the full hour of the event, we were able to have photos of our very own PCRF Kids flashed on the Times Square Marquee along with our new logos and branding.  Jeri was introduced by Vice Chairman of Nasdaq, Bob McCooey, and then she was able to speak a bit about the mission of PCRF for the entire world to hear. 

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