The Tampa Bay Buccaneers participate National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF) In the fight against childhood cancer this year “Cuts and colors for treatment” event.upon Wednesday, June 8, Childhood Cancer Warriors cut and / or color the hair or facial hair of Buccaneers athletes and staff to the official color of NPCF, orange. The goal of this program is to raise awareness and fund childhood cancer research and continue to strive to treat 43 children diagnosed with cancer daily.
Buccaneers players and staff, including COO Brian FordWill attend pediatric cancer patients and survivors at the Advent Health Training Center for the event, and then give a check presentation to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. This is the eighth year of the team advocating for the Childhood Cancer Research Initiative, which has raised more than $500,000 for NPCF over the years.
“The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ support in our fight to end childhood cancer is invaluable,” said David Frazer, CEO of the National Childhood Cancer Foundation. “The team’s ongoing efforts to help children facing cancer diagnosis make them more than sports teams. They are true heroes and for young fans and supporters across the country. We are rallying to make a better tomorrow. ”
The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization headquartered in Tampa, is dedicated to funding research to eradicate childhood cancer. Its focus is to find less toxic and more targeted treatments by partnering with major hospitals across the country through research initiatives. NPCF is advocating new solutions that will drive significant progress in our commitment to childhood cancer.Currently, organizations are seeking research proposals through 43 Challenge Program offers $ 4.3 million in research grant opportunities to experts in all disciplines with innovative ideas to help treat childhood cancer.
The cure event cut and color is publicly available in the media, but not publicly available. Media should be attended by Danielle Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org. Fans can support the Cure Team’s Buccaneers Cut and Color by donating at. www.nationalpcf.org/bucs.
About the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation
The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (founded in 1991) is a national non-profit organization aimed at funding research to eradicate childhood cancer. We govern a unique collaborative research consortium (called the Sunshine Project) consisting of 32 doctors and scientists from 32 of the top hospitals across the country. We work together to idealize and aggregate the best scientific ideas and fund innovative research. NPCF has a 100% complete score for financial health and transparency and is recognized by Charity Navigator as one of the top cancer charities in the United States.
About Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been a member of the National Football League for 47 years and will be competing in the South Division of the National Football Conference. They were purchased by the late Malcolm Glazer in 1995 and are now owned by the Glazer family. Founded in 1976, the Buccaneers have won a total of seven division championships, two conference championships and two super bowl championships, including the Super Bowl LV played at the home field of Raymond James Stadium. The Buccaneers are very active in the community, along with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Foundation and the Glazer Vision Foundation. For more information, please visit: www.buccaneers.com.