To support collaborative cancer research initiatives in Windsor-Essex
In partnership with the WindsorEssex Community Foundation, the Cancer Research Collaboration Fund will support local cancer research initiatives in two ways:
Endowment: Monies directed to the endowment will live in perpetuity and proceeds will be distributed, starting on a date to be determined, on an annual basis to a cancer research related project or initiative
Accessible Funds: Monies directed towards this portion will be used to support initiatives on an as needed basis.
Criteria Established for Projects or Initiatives
Projects or Initiatives must demonstrate evidence of the following:
- Cancer Research
- Moving cancer research and healthcare forward
- Creating opportunities for better outcomes
- Creating opportunities for better healthcare
- Comprehensive in nature
The Play For A Cure Pro-Am hockey tournament is a fundraiser in support of the Cancer Research Collaboration Fund
Play For A Cure is a unique opportunity for hockey fans alike to play alongside and against some of the stars they grew up watching on TV. NHL alumnus attend the draft party, lace up the skates in the change room and make plays on the ice; all along the regular ‘Joes’.
The Pro-Am in support of Cancer Research kicks off with a memorable draft party the Thursday night before the tournament. During the party, each team drafts an NHL alumnus to play on their team; draft positions are based on how much each team can fundraise. Be the team to raise the most money and get the first overall pick of alumni!
The following day teams will skate with their pros in friendly games where teams will be awarded points for wins, fundraising and fair play.
To learn more, visit the Play For A Cure website.