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Team Spotlight - Midland 5K - Team Momo

Apr 02, 2020

Each year Head for the Cure shows support for those who have been affected by a brain tumor during our annual 5K event in Midland. This year, to protect the health and safety of the community that we serve during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have postponed the 2nd Annual Head for the Cure 5K to Saturday, May 30th!  Although we are having to make some adjustments, one thing is for certain...we won't stop fighting until there is a cure for brain cancer! This terrible disease affects real people every day, and Head for the Cure can't build awareness, raise funds and ignite hope for the...

A MESSAGE from Founder and President Matt Anthony

Mar 31, 2020

In recent weeks, in the midst of the global pandemic, we’ve all experienced profound changes to our daily lives. For each of us, our priority and our energy is focused first on the well-being of our families, while we also each do our part to bring unity and safety to our communities, our country, and our world.   As we navigate these uncertain times, and our communities settle into finding the most productive and purposeful ways to “shelter in place,” all of us at the Head for the Cure Foundation want to take a brief moment to send our well wishes to you and your loved ones for safety...

Head for the Cure Hosts Virtual 5K for the 8th Annual Central Texas Event

Mar 31, 2020

We know that these times are full of uncertainty with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. But we also know that people who are battling a brain tumor or who have ever supported a loved one facing this disease still need us and ALL OF YOU! It is crucial that we continue to build awareness and ignite hope through stories of inspiration and determination within the community we serve. Continuing our 5K events, even virtually, lets those impacted by a brain tumor know they are not alone!   Head for the Cure was proud to host our very first virtual 5K event  for our 8th annual event in Central...

#ColoringCardsForACure

Mar 31, 2020

Join us as we show our support for the brain tumor community by #ColoringCardsForACure! Choose from one of our pre-designed templates or create your own! Once you've completed your design upload a photo of it to social media. Be sure to tag @HeadfortheCure and #ColoringCardsForACure! We will share these notes of inspiration and hope with the brain tumor community! Let those battling a brain tumor know that just because we aren't together doesn't mean that they're alone! Coloring Pages-01.png   Coloring Pages-02.png   ...

Team Spotlight - Central Texas Virtual Event - Joggin' for the Noggin'

Mar 23, 2020

Each year Head for the Cure shows support for those who have been affected by a brain tumor during our annual 5K event in Central Texas. This year, to protect the health and safety of the community that we serve during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be VIRTUALLY celebrating the 8th Annual Head for the Cure 5K! Just because we are not together doesn't mean that we're alone!    Find Out About the Virtual 5K   Although we are having to make some adjustments, one thing is for certain...we won't stop fighting until there is a cure for brain cancer! This terrible disease affects real people...

The Head for the Cure 5K Central Texas is NOW a Virtual Event!

Mar 16, 2020

We are transitioning our traditional 5K to a virtual 5K for the 8th Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Central Texas on Sunday, March 29th! Our events serve as a mechanism to fight back, honor loved one’s memories and provide inspiration to those who are in the middle of their journey with a brain tumor. These events are not only crucial to our foundation but are also milestones and celebrations for the brain tumor community. We are excited to carry on the amazing momentum for this year's event on March 29th! What Does a Virtual 5K Mean? Join Us for a Facebook Live Event! Head for the Cure...

An Update on COVID-19 from Executive Director

Mar 12, 2020

Head for the Cure exists to build awareness, raise funds and ignite hope for all who have been touched by this terrible disease. Our events serve as a mechanism to fight back, honor loved one’s memories and provide inspiration to those who are in the middle of their journey with a brain tumor. These events are not only crucial to our foundation but are also milestones and celebrations for the brain tumor community. We always want to ensure the safety of our supporters, especially those who have weakened immune systems like our brain tumor survivors. The developments surrounding the...

Orlando Legacy of Love Recipients

Feb 14, 2020

The Stevie Patrick Legacy of Love Award was created to honor a special caregiver, medical professional or supporter. The Legacy of Love award is easily defined by actions of integrity, encouragement, determination, and serving others, especially those in need. This deserving person must be a leader each day and also have the courage to smile in the midst of adversity. Here are the Legacy of Love recipients from the 3rd Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Orlando:  Legacy of Love Recipient: David Hilliard Nominated By: Dr. Nick Avgeropoulos "David an 1.png d I...

Advocacy Alert!

Feb 13, 2020

The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) is the leading brain tumor organization in advocating for public policy in support of brain tumor patients and their families.  Head for the Cure is asking for your help in sharing your voice on behalf of the brain tumor community and in support of two NBTS-led initiatives.  Breakdown Barriers to Clinical Trials How can you help? Contact your members of Congress and ask them to support the Clinical Treatment Act (H.R. 913), a bill that would guarantee coverage of the routine care costs of clinical trial participation for Medicaid enrollees with a...

Team Spotlight - The Great Huskini

Jan 27, 2020

We are lucky to have so many teams participating in the 3rd Annual Head for the Cure 5K – Orlando! The Great Huskini team participates to celebrate Paul Huskins’ story and courageous battle with a brain tumor. By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs for the brain tumor community. Learn more about The Great Huskini team below! Register Donate Today! The Great Huskini.png Paul Huskins went to the doctor in November of 2012 after suffering from constant headaches and “weird” feelings. An MRI determined that Paul had a...