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Spring Theater Benefit

Join us on Thursday, May 17, 2018, for our Spring Theater Benefit featuring a preview performance of THE BOYS IN THE BAND, the groundbreaking comic drama starring four-time Emmy Award winner Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory”), Emmy nominee Zachary Quinto (Star Trek, “American Horror Story”), Golden Globe Award winner Matt Bomer (The Normal Heart, “White Collar”) and two-time Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon, “Girls”).  Guests attending the Benefit will have the opportunity to meet some of the Foundation’s young scientists during our pre-theater dinner at The Lambs Club

Don’t miss this strictly limited 15-week engagement!  See one of Broadway's most buzzed about shows while supporting new generations of innovative cancer researchers.  Tickets are $600.  For more information or to reserve tickets, please contact Kim Kubert, Director of Special Events, at or 212.455.0501.

Annual Breakfast

Join us on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation's Annual Breakfast.  We are proud to honor Leon G. Cooperman, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Omega Advisors, Inc., for his longstanding commitment to investing in new generations of innovative researchers.

View our invitation here and reserve your tickets or table today!

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William Raveis Ride + Walk

The William Raveis Charitable Fund will host the fourth annual William Raveis Ride + Walk benefiting the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation on Sunday, September 30, 2018, at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, CT, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  This family and community fundraising event includes a 5K walk, a 12-mile, 25-mile and 50-mile bike ride, and a children’s 100-yard dash.  Following the walk, rides and dash, there will be food, music and kids’ activities.  100% of all donations raised by participants benefit the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.

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Runyon 5K at Yankee Stadium: Run/Walk for Cancer Research


The 10th annual Damon Runyon 5K at Yankee Stadium was held on Sunday, April 15, 2018

Nearly 2,300 runners, walkers, cancer survivors, and their friends and family members gathered at Yankee Stadium to raise funds for cancer research.  One of New York’s most unique fundraising events, the Runyon 5K is the only charitable run/walk that uses the iconic Stadium as its course. 100% of donations raised by Runyon 5K participants will directly support the innovative young scientists funded by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Since inception, the event has raised more than $5 million.

Many thanks to our presenting sponsor MetLife Foundation and to all the Runyon 5K participants, supporters and volunteers who made our 10th year a home run for cancer research!

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