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Dallas, TX

Saturday April 20, 2019 11:00am - Tuesday April 30, 2019 11:00am

Pittsburgh, PA

Tuesday April 23, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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Thursday April 25, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Fabian Ocampo

Mar 06, 2019

Meet Chef Fabian Ocampo (1).png Fabian Ocampo learned to cook during his childhood in Colombia, when he, his mother, and grandmother often prepared large, communal meals for family, friends, and neighbors. He and his wife, Julie Ocampo, now operate Que Sazon with that same food-and-family ethos and those same flavors: generous amounts of cumin, a variety of meats and sausages, and herbaceous chimichurri on everything. The truck has been operating in the Maricopa area since 2017 but this is not the Ocampos’ first food truck rodeo. Que Sazon had been serving...

Central Texas- Meet Team #KickingCancerOutOfTowne

Feb 26, 2019

Our 7th annual Head for the Cure 5K - Central Texas is almost a month away! We could not be more thrilled to see the city of Austin and the Central Texas area rally together to raise funds, awareness, and hope for the Central Texas brain tumor community. One of the teams supporting again this year is Team #KickingCancerOutOfTowne in honor of Laura Towne. imageedit_21_4102462969.png When asked Laura what Head for the Cure means to her, she told her story and how living with a brain tumor and Head for the Cure has impacted her life in many ways.  "Head for...

Central Texas- Meet Team Hillary's 50 Shades of Grey

Feb 26, 2019

Our 7th annual Head for the Cure 5K - Central Texas is almost a month away! We could not be more thrilled to see the city of Austin and the Central Texas area rally together to raise funds, awareness, and hope for the Central Texas brain tumor community. One of the teams supporting again this year is Team Hillary's 50 Shades of Grey in honor of Hillary McClure. imageedit_26_3148612756.png As we are celebrating our 7th year in Central Texas, Hillary is starting her 4th year strong with her team "Hillary's 50 Shades of Grey." It also marks her 5 year...

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 ...

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