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Midland , TX

Friday February 22, 2019 12:00pm - Friday March 22, 2019 12:00pm

Columbia, MO

Tuesday February 26, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Midland, TX

Thursday February 28, 2019 11:00am - 10:00pm


Beer for Brains Foundation Joins Head for the Cure - New Fundraising Initiatives to Support Brain Cancer Research

Feb 07, 2019

For 17 years, Head for the Cure Foundation has been a driving force in creating grassroots action for the public to support the brain cancer community and scientific research. Since 2010, Beer for Brains Foundation has been raising funds through unique large-scale craft beer fundraising events for brain tumor research.  Beer for Brains is now bringing its community events and fundraising into Head for the Cure as an additional program to raise awareness, funds and hope for the brain tumor community. The Beer for Brains Foundation and its founder, Louis Dolgoff, will lead the event...

Charleston - Meet Team Kyla

Feb 05, 2019

Our 3rd annual Head for the Cure 5k - Charleston is setting record numbers in participation and fundraising! We could not be more thrilled to see the city of Charleston rally together to raise funds, awareness, and hope for the Charleston brain tumor community. One of the teams helping to set these records is Team Kyla in honor of Kyla Burridge. Meet Team Kyla "Participating in the race means getting to spend time with my loved ones coming together for a cause that is so special to me! I wouldn’t be where I’m at now without Hollings the incredible staff...

We remember Board Member, Tim Elliott

Jan 23, 2019

With intense sadness and deep gratitude, the Head for the Cure community today grieves the loss of our friend, Tim Elliott. Tim was a longtime, and always enthusiastic HFTC participant, supporter and distinguished member of the Head for the Cure Foundation Board of Directors. Tim’s tenure with HFTC dates back to 2009, when he formed Team Elliott, following his diagnosis with a malignant brain tumor. Tim and Team Elliott, quickly became one of the largest and longest tenured fundraising teams in HFTC’s history. After living with his brain cancer for more than eight years with grace,...

Beneficiary Spotlight- UT Southwestern

Jan 22, 2019

We are excited for our 9th annual Head for the Cure 5K - North Texas on Saturday, May 4th!  Encourage friends, family, co-workers or even strangers to support brain cancer research and programs. To learn more about how your participation supports local brain cancer initiatives, read more about one of our amazing beneficiaries! Wonder where your donation goes?Meet our local beneficiary!  UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty has received...

Physician Spotlight- Central Texas

Jan 03, 2019

The 7th annual Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk - Central Texas is just around the corner on March 31st!  We are proud to partner with Texas Oncology- Austin Brain Tumor Center and their efforts to increase awareness while performing vital clinical research. Please take a moment to learn more about one of those dedicated physicians working to find a cure, Dr. Morris Groves.  Want to learn more about how you can support Head for the Cure? Register, Donate, and Volunteer Today! Dr. Morris Groves.png ...

Stick it to Brain Cancer

Dec 14, 2018

Support Head for the Cure and help us to defeat brain cancer step by step. This December, you have the chance to Stick it to Brain Cancer! For a donation of $500 or more, you have the opportunity to personalize a decal in honor of or in memory of a loved one that will be placed on our new event trailer for the 2019 5K season. You will also receive 10 of the same decals for your own personal use on your car, window, laptop, etc. Donations can be made individually, or groups of people can choose to donate together. If you choose to donate with other people, one individual will need to make the...

Thankful Wednesday

Nov 28, 2018

Thank you to all that supported Head for the Cure on #GivingTuesday! With your help, we were able to raise $16,708 and we had 16 personal Facebook Fundraisers. This support is amazing! These funds will go towards brain cancer research and programs and help those in the brain cancer community.   Thank you for helping us to defeat brain cancer step by step!   GT Thank You.jpg ...

Giving FAQs

Nov 26, 2018

What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and around the world. This year, #GivingTuesday will be held on November 27th, 2018. #GivingTuesday harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. It inspires people to take collective action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they believe in, and help create a better world....

Save the Date for Giving Tuesday!

Oct 18, 2018

Head for the Cure works to raise funds, hope, and awareness for the brain cancer community. On this #GivingTuesday, you have the opportunity to directly impact our mission, and to help us defeat brain cancer step by step.   On November 27th, millions of people across the nation, and across the globe, will show their support for non-profit organizations with missions close to their heart. In 2017, #GivingTuesday raised over 300 million dollars in over 150 countries. This year, Facebook has partnered with PayPal to match up to $7 million dollars of all donations made through Facebook.   Be a...

Thank You, New York!

Oct 17, 2018

On behalf of everyone at the Head for the Cure Foundation, thank you for helping make the annual Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk – New York an amazing success! It was a fantastic fall morning for our signature Head for the Cure 5K, and an unforgettable celebration of hope and optimism for brain cancer patients, their families, friends and supporters! With your help, we welcomed over 150 runners, walkers, volunteers, donors, sponsors and well wishers — most participating with one of the 23 Head for the Cure teams. We also honored one of our brain tumor survivors, Roger Espinal,...

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