Sarcoma Foundation of America Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Interested in holding a fundraising event?  Contact SFA Chapter Manager Patrice Guzman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 301-253-8687.  She will help you get started and answer any questions you may have.  The SFA has tools that you can use, as well as guidelines and suggestions, that will help make the most of your fundraising activities.  You can also set up an online fundraising page at CrowdRise.

Because of the grassroots nature of the SFA, we are relying on your local ingenuity to develop ideas for fundraising for sarcoma research. Rest assured that we will help facilitate your efforts so that you can have a successful event!  Possible fundraising ideas include a cocktail reception, happy hour, wine tasting, bowling tournament, lemonade stand, garage sale, car wash, local run/walk, golf tournament, or gala.

Below is a list of upcoming fundraising events throughout the U.S. that are raising vital funds for sarcoma research. Please get involved!


Style for Sarcoma

Feb 01, 2014 • Pennsylvania

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FROM FEBRUARY 1st TO JUNE 1st

MAKEUP CLASSES:
• $30 PER PERSON ONE-ON-ONE
• $25 FOR A GROUP (UP TO FOUR PEOPLE)
• ONE HOUR OF QUALITY INSTRUCTION (EXTRA HALF HOUR FOR GROUP)
• PICTURES UPLOADED ON THE FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM PAGES

SPECIAL EVENT:
• $20 PER PERSON (UP TO FOUR TO A SESSION)
• TWO HOURS OF TIME (DEPENDING ON HOW MANY PEOPLE)
• FULL MAKEUP & SIMPLE HAIR
• PICTURES UPLOADED ON FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM PAGES
• AT HOME MAKEOVERS ARE ACCEPTED UNLESS FURTHER THAN 30 MINUTES FROM CHADDS FORD, PA

CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR PAYMENT

ALL MONEY GOES TO THE SARCOMA FOUNDATION OF AMERICA TO FUND RESEARCH AND HELP US FIND THE CURE TO SARCOMA CANCER

CONTACT INFORMATION: *contact me to schedule a time and date for a makeup session
EVA SHEPPARD ADDRESS: 13 WILDERNESS WAY, CHADDS FORD, PA 19317
PHONE: 610.675.5254
EMAIL: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Learn more about Eva


Casskicker’s: Run/Walk the Kentucky Derby 1/2 Marathon 2014

Apr 19, 2014 • Kentucky

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A group of family and friends has planned to participate in the 2014 Kentucky Derby 1/2 Marathon, and hopes to raise money for sarcoma research.

My dad, Pat, was diagnosed with a Sarcoma in 2009 and kicked some major Sarcoma ass during the next few years during his treatment. He has always been such an inspiration for me, and I don’t know what my family would do without his great sense of humor and kindness.  We feel so lucky that he’s here today!! He just had his 4 year scans this past March and remains cancer free!!!

We are looking forward to raising money to help go towards new treatments and research of this aggressive cancer!!

CLICK HERE TO DONATE


Cabaret For The Cure

Apr 29, 2014 • New York

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Run With The Butterflies

May 04, 2014 • New Jersey

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The 5 or 1, 5k run or 1 mile fun walk, held on May 4th, 2014, will directly benefit Sarcoma Cancer research. In loving memory of our friend, Allison Valverde, who was granted her angel wings in April of 2012, we will release butterflies at the beginning of the race. There will be something for everyone; door prizes, awards for each gender/age group, special performances, and more! Come out and support a beautiful cause and kick off Spring!

Early Registration:  $20.00 (includes t-shirt, refreshments, door prize raffle)

The event will be at Meadow Breeze Park in Washington, NJ in Warren County.

On-site registration begins at 8am

Race begins promptly at 9am

Walk begins promptly at 9:30am

We hope to see you there!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER OR MAKE A DONATION

 

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Sponsorship Info:
Platinum ($1,000): Listed on event T-shirts XL print, sponsor recognition in all race emails, five complimentary race registrants, if interested you may set up an informational table, hand out promotional materials/product samples, and/or display signage on race day. ($100 of sponsorship is not tax deductible)
Gold ($500): Listed on event T-shirts in L print, sponsor recognition in all race emails, three complimentary race registrants, if interested you may set up an informational table or hand out promotional materials/product samples on race day. ($60 of sponsorship is not tax deductible)
Silver ($250): Listed on event T-shirts in M print, sponsor recognition in all race emails, two complimentary race registrants. ($40 of sponsorship is not tax deductible)
Bronze ($100): Listed on event T-shirts in S print, one complimentary race registrant. ($20 of sponsorship is not tax deductible)
T-shirt sponsor - Complete sponsorship ($800): Listed on event t-shirts in L print, sponsor recognition in all race emails, four complimentary race registrants. ($80 of sponsorship is not tax deductible)
Awards/Medals - ($200): Listed on event t-shirts in S print, one complimentary race registrant ($20 of sponsorship is not tax deductible)
In-Kind Donations:  Gift cards, product donations, snacks(granola bars, bagels, fruits, chips, ice etc.), and water bottles for door prize raffles would be appreciated: List on event T-shirts as an In-Kind donator, complimentary race registrants based on donation


2014 Annual Patient Educational Conference

May 04, 2014 • New York

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CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS



Click here for additional info on the SFA Gala


2014 Annual Gala

May 05, 2014 • New York


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CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS, TABLES, JOURNAL ADS, SPONSORSHIPS, ETC.



Click here for additional info on the SFA Patient Educational Conference


Webinar:  Current and Future Treatment Options for Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma

May 20, 2014 • Nationwide

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Date: May 20, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm EDT

Title: Current and Future Treatment Options for Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Presenter: Richard F. Riedel, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Medical Oncology
Associate Director, Clinical and Translational Research, Duke Sarcoma Program
Duke Cancer Institute
Duke University Medical Center

Description/Objectives:
This presentation highlights the current state of the art, with respect to the treatment of advanced, metastatic and progressive soft tissue sarcomas. The presentation will highlight the relevant published clinical trial data that informs current decision making, as well as ongoing clinical trials.

Register Today!


Click Here to register for this upcoming complimentary webinar!


11th Annual Buds Run

Jun 28, 2014 • Illinois

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Carol Stream, IL

Time: 8:00 am

We are eagerly planning the 11th annual Bud's Run, a 5K Run/Walk that remembers Bud Swanson and raises funds for the Sarcoma Foundation of America. We also wish to remember and honor others that we know who have "moved on" as a result of sarcoma. But, let me be clear that this race event is a celebration. Bud loved to run and to race and he loved coaching runners. Bud's Run is a joyous gathering of runners, friends of runners, and those who understand that life is precious and deserves celebration every day.

Please come and join us; you will have fun and you will add to the value of the day. 100% of the proceeds, after race expenses, are donated to the Sarcoma Foundation of America.

BudsRun.org


If you are unable to attend, but wish to support the event, click the button below to make a donation.


Webinar:  SFA Advocacy and Volunteering: How you can help make an impact on sarcoma!

Jul 09, 2014 • Nationwide

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Date: July 9, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm EDT

Title: SFA Advocacy and Volunteering: How you can help make an impact on sarcoma!

Presenters:

Lori Hodo Hoffman
SFA Manager of Scientific and Government Affairs

Patrice Guzman, M.B.A
SFA Chapter Manager

Description/Objectives:
• Provides a brief overview of the legislative process and of the SFA’s legislative priorities
• Highlights ways to get involved and become a sarcoma advocate
• Provides a brief overview of the benefits of joining an existing SFA Chapter or starting a new SFA Chapter
• Provides a brief overview of how individuals can get involved with the SFA
• Provides insight into the impact volunteering with the SFA has on the organization

Register Today!


Click Here to register for the upcoming complimentary webinar!


4th Annual Pittsburgh Cure Sarcoma 5K Run/Walk

Jul 12, 2014 • Pennsylvania

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The 4th Annual Pittsburgh Cure Sarcoma 5K is both a 5K (3.1 miles) Run or 5K Walk event.

We are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Pittsburgh Cure Sarcoma 5K Run / Walk will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the North Park Boat House in Allison Park, PA. The event is being organized in cooperation with the Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA). Our goal is to raise both awareness and resources for sarcoma research through the SFA and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) Sarcoma Research Fund. The success of this effort depends on contributions from both organizations and concerned individuals.

Special Event Attractions!
Sarcoma candle memorial ceremony, 5K runner awards and trophies, basket raffle, door prizes,‘Act 80’ live band, 50/50 drawing, post race food, race team displays and festivities.

All runners will be ‘Champion Chip’ timed by Runners High Timing Company.

Event Location:
North Park Boathouse
Pearce Mill Road
McCandless Township
Allison Park, PA 15101

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO OR TO REGISTER/DONATE

2014 Race Packet

2014 Brochure

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