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Learning From the Best: A Father’s Inspiration Leads to the Empire State Ride

April 17th, 2019 | Category: Blog
Learning From the Best: A Father’s Inspiration Leads to the Empire State Ride “I think the most important lesson he taught me is to face your life head on,” Harry McNamara says about his dad. “When things went wrong,...

The Power of Donations in Extending Lives for Brain Cancer Patients

March 11th, 2019 | Category: Blog
The Power of Donations in Extending Lives for Brain Cancer Patients In recent years, donations from Roswell Park supporters like you have provided the critical funding needed to develop a promising brain cancer vaccine and test it in phase...

5 New Research Projects Launched Thanks to Donor Support

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March 11th, 2019 | Category: Blog
5 New Research Projects Launched Thanks to Donor Support Twice a year, the Alliance Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) announces a call for grant applications from Roswell Park’s research community. These grants provide seed funding for our researchers to...

Everything You Need to Know about the 2019 Empire State Ride

December 12th, 2018 | Category: Blog
Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Empire State Ride The Empire State Ride is a 500+ mile adventure across New York State to end cancer. It’s packed full of exciting and unique opportunities, like the ability to...

Donations Support New Test Matching Patients with Most Effective Treatments

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November 9th, 2018 | Category: Blog
Donations Support New Test Matching Patients with Most Effective Treatments By the time Sara Sade learned that she had metastatic melanoma, hundreds of tumors had developed in her body, “from my feet to my head,” she recalls. “The disease...

Keep Your Fundraising Going While on the Road for #ESR18

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July 23rd, 2018 | Category: Blog
Did you know that you can still collect donations for your #ESR18 fundraiser while actually riding the 500+ mile adventure? That’s right! Fundraising for the Empire State Ride doesn’t officially close until Friday, August 10. As you update your...

What to Expect at #ESR18

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July 23rd, 2018 | Category: Blog
After months of fundraising and training, it’s finally time for our 500+ mile adventure. You may be feeling some combination of excitement mixed with a little bit of nerves. That’s totally normal! To help with that, we put together...

A Little Creativity and a Lot of Hard Work Goes a Long Way

July 10th, 2018 | Category: Blog
When your fundraising goal is $3,500, sometimes you have to get a little creative. Take it from #ESR18 rider Cheryl Drake, who looked for something sweet to help her fundraising efforts this year. Her friend Lynn suggested having a...

Passion and Kindness Fuel This Fundraiser

July 6th, 2018 | Category: Blog
Janice Hetrick has passion – loads of it. It seems anything she dives into receives her passion, boldness and dedication in their entirety. Her participation in the Empire State Ride is no different. This will be her second year...

Ride the Empire State Ride Any Way You Can

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June 13th, 2018 | Category: Blog
Here at the Empire State Ride, we have a mantra that pushes us to pedal harder: Who says cycling is a low-impact sport? We’re proud to offer a one-of-a-kind experience to change the state of cancer research for good....