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Huck Cancer Five - Keep the Dream Alive  At Capacity Ultimate · Co-Ed Recreation

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Starts:
Mar 1 ’14
Registration Dates:
Jan 18 ’14 – Feb 27 ’14 regular
Sponsor:
SF Recreation & Parks Department
Individual Fees
Regular $40.00
Announcements & Messages

HUCK CANCER 5 - KEEP THE DREAM ALIVE!


The Huck Cancer Ultimate Frisbee Tournament is a one day co-ed hat tournament and fundraiser for LIVESTRONG


Saturday March 1, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Crocker Amazon fields in San Francisco [Map]
Party at 111 Minna [Map]


The Goal - Do it Again!!!


We raised over $200,000 in the last four years and we're gonna do it again. Raise over $1000 and earn two points each time you catch the disc in the endzone!


Registration

1. $40 registration fee
2. $50 minimum fundraising or personal donation


The Cause




After registration, all of the rest of the money goes to
 LIVESTRONG.

LIVESTRONG supports complementary care programs around the country. A great deal of their success stems from grassroots events like this. 

The Really Fun After Party!

Leave your cleats at home but bring your dance shoes.  Everybody is welcome - friends, players, donors, spectators, hecklers... It's free. Just buy lots of raffle tickets to support the kicking cancer cause.

Food, Drinks, Dancing and Good Times will be served. 

No Cover Charge and a raffle!

111 Minna Gallery [map] 4 blocks from Montgomery BART.

6 PM - 9 PM No Cover Charge!

Food: All of our food providers are small & local. Each will serve veggie & meat options. All food items will be priced in the $5-$7 range. Come hungry!

 

About Us


Cancer touches us all. The Huck Cancer Ultimate

Frisbee Tournament was born when our good friend Eric Arons was diagnosed with cancer. When friends approached Eric about doing something "formal" in his honor, he unselfishly (and very characteristically) turned the spotlight away from himself, and suggested we set up a fundraising event that would involve something fun. These simple ideas evolved into the Huck Cancer Ultimate Tournament.

Questions or comments? Write us at
info@huckcancer.org if you need additional help.


It's Not About the Bicyclist: A personal statement from Eric Arons

(this is why Eric continued to support LIVESTRONG last year and why we still do today)

It's not about the bicyclist. Or at least it shouldn't be. I realize many people felt hurt and deceived by recent issues surrounding Lance Armstrong. I understand these strong reactions. But I continue to support the LIVESTRONG Foundation because LIVESTRONG has moved way beyond its original founder. And it has been steadfast in its mission of inspiring, supporting, and empowering cancer survivors. When my wonderful friends first organized Huck Cancer four years ago, I wanted the beneficiary to be an organization that supported people with all kinds of cancers, not just my cancer. After all, different cancers have affected each of us, in one way or another. In researching different organizations, LIVESTRONG demonstrated the most broad support with the best efficiency around. In the past few years I have met several cancer survivors and have always been impressed with how passionately LIVESTRONG has responded.* In fact, during my own repeat performances, I've received lots of comfort and support, encouraging me to LIVESTRONG.

* There are several interesting stories from different survivors worth checking out. One is by Brian Rose. It is a story of sarcastic wit, so hang onto the ride. Another on NPR touches on opinions from both sides with regard to Lance, but both still support the ongoing work of LIVESTRONG.

And finally, the LIVESTRONG organization sent us a personal letter reinforcing their original goal.

 


                              

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