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Curebound, a nonprofit that raises and invests funding toward collaborative cancer research among several local institutions — including five in La Jolla — held “A World Without Cancer Impact Celebration” on June 16 at Farmer & the Seahorse restaurant in Torrey Pines to announce a record-breaking year for its signature event, Padres Pedal the Cause.
The April 9 fundraiser at San Diego’s Petco Park brought together 2,200 participants for bike rides and a 5K run/walk and raised more than $3.2 million, organizers said.
$3,209,520.00! Congratulations to the entire Padres Pedal the Cause community for an incredible year of fundraising and the highest amount raised to date. This year over 2,200 participants including survivors, fighters, family & friends, children, doctors, scientists, and volunteers came together to raise over $3,209,500.00 to fund innovative, life-saving cancer research in San Diego.
Friends, team captains, top fundraisers and sponsors gathered last night to reveal the final fundraising total and to celebrate. Megan Waddell, long-time member of the Padres Pedal the Cause staff and newly appointed Director remarked, "After two and a half years of virtual events, we were thrilled to have our cancer-fighting community back together in-person and to see so many of them here tonight. Our heartfelt thanks to every participant, volunteer, sponsor and donor who helped make Padres Pedal 2022 such a success. Our commitment to fighting cancer and finding cures is stronger than ever."
Curebound SAB board member John Hood, CEO of Endeavor BioMedicines discusses what is new in next generation sequencing(NGS) and cancer research.
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San Diego Union Tribune
By Natalie Rocha
Rick Valencia and his family have been a part of Padres Pedal the Cause, which raises money for cancer research, for a long time. But this year’s fundraising event hit especially close to home. His wife, Stacey, was diagnosed with a rare form of gynecological cancer just a few months ago. The “Race for Stace” team — organized by their 27-year-old daughter, Aubrey — had originally set a fundraising goal of $50,000. But they kept ratcheting it up and landed on a goal of $200,000. By noon Saturday, they crushed that goal and raised approximately $313,000 in Stacey’s name.
KUSI Interviews Anne Marbarger, CEO of Curebound, the San Diego-based 501c3 philanthropic organization that raises and invests strategic funding into innovative cancer research projects aimed at accelerating new discoveries to viable options for patients who need them today. Curebound’s signature event is Padres Pedal the Cause at Petco Park. Anne highlights the day’s events and the what the 2,200 participants are fighting for.
By Michael J. Williams
Rancho Santa Fe resident Scott Thurman copes with an enemy within: Cancer.
“At this point, I’ve come to realize that the cancer is going on this journey with me,” the 62-year-old business owner said in a recent interview. Hope for a cure motivates Thurman to participate in Padres Pedal the Cause, the primary fundraising event for Curebound. The nonprofit is an umbrella group uniting Padres Pedal the Cause and the Immunotherapy Foundation. Thurman said Pedal the Cause “seemed to me like a pretty good cause and it benefited the institution where I had my treatments.
Curebound, a San Diego-based philanthropic organization that raises and invests strategic funding in translational cancer research projects, is gearing up for its signature event, Padres Pedal the Cause, this Saturday, April 9th. Kellie Sullivan, Development Manager for Curebound, discusses the different ways to participate: by walking, running, cycling, spinning or volunteering!
Padres Pedal the Cause is Curebound’s signature event, bringing together thousands of participants each year to raise money for collaborative cancer research. Hosted in partnership with the SD Padres, "Pedal" is San Diego’s most impactful fundraising experience with over $15 million raised to date to fund 78 innovative research grants in all types of cancer. Fox 5 Heather Lake interviews Executive Director Jay Indovino on the return of Padres Pedal the Cause.
Curebound, a San Diego-Based 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization that raises and invests strategic funding in translational cancer research projects, will host its signature event, Padres Pedal the Cause, on Saturday, April 9. The community is invited to come together in the fight against cancer for one of Southern California’s largest stand-alone cancer fundraising events. The fundraising team “Bill’s Angels” is led by Padres Pedal the Cause Founders Bill and Amy Koman. The Koman’s held an event Feb. 26 in Rancho Sante Fe to bring together the team for education, fun, and the official kick-off of the April 9th event.
SAN DIEGO, CA – Curebound, a San Diego-based 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization that raises and invests strategic funding in translational cancer research projects, has named Karen Hooper as the new Chief Strategy and Implementation Officer (CSIO).
La Jolla-based nonprofit Curebound made a $476,450 donation to UC San Diego and La Jolla Institute for Immunology to fund a cancer immunotherapy clinical trial that the university and the institute started in partnership with the Immunotherapy Foundation.
On November 30th, the formation of a newly launched organization, Curebound, was announced at a Scientific Advisory Board meeting at Farmer & the Seahorse in La Jolla. The event brought together experts from San Diego’s top cancer research institutions alongside prominent leaders from the life science, venture capital and biotech industries with the goal of finding a cure for cancer in our lifetime.
Padres Pedal the Cause (PPTC), a local non-profit funding collaborative cancer research in San Diego, hosted their annual fundraising event virtually in May 2021, raising an astounding $1.5M.
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