ORLANDO, Florida — Florida Breast Cancer Foundation (FBCF) has officially signed on to be the title sponsor of the Race 2 Cure. The FBCF Race 2 Cure is a 5k and Tribute Walk held to raise funds for cancer, and offers several options for the 3rd annual event. Participants can run or walk the 5k in-person on race day or run on their own time virtually! The race also offers a Tribute Walk presented by the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation to honor those who have passed and currently fighting cancer. The 2021 Florida Breast Cancer Foundation Race 2 Cure in-person event is being held on September 26th at Fort Mellon Park in Sanford.
The FBCF Race 2 Cure raises funds for cancer research and through events like this the Orlando Sports Foundation has raised 3.8 million dollars.
Be a part of our team as we welcome runners, walkers and cancer survivors to participate in a memorable event!
About Florida Breast Cancer Foundation
Founded in Miami in 1993, the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation (FBCF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the suffering caused by breast cancer through research, education, advocacy, living expense and mammogram programs. Rated 4-Stars by Charity Navigator for a third year in a row, FBCF is the #1 rated breast cancer organization in Florida and the nation with a perfect score of 100% for Transparency and Accountability. FBCF is also the proud beneficiary of funds from Florida’s End Breast Cancer specialty license plate that many of you purchase-thank you!
Florida Breast Cancer Foundation is also proud to have funded over a million dollars this year alone in scientific, education, and living expense and mammogram grants, including a special COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Grant. FBCF also offers help through its new virtual support group: Live, Learn, Laugh. FBCF is here for you. All funds raised remain in the state to support breast cancer programs for Floridians-your family, your friends, your neighbors.
Please go to www.floridabreastcancer.org for more information, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. To support the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation at this year’s Race 2 Cure, please register through our special link and 50% of your ticket will be donated back to FBCF: www.theosf.com/fbcf
About Orlando Sports Foundation
The Orlando Sports Foundation (OSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for cancer research.
With the combined support of residents, loyal sports fans, and other partners, the OSF is further dedicated and committed to serving the challenges of cancer awareness and elimination, invigorating the Central Florida athletic community, and supporting youth organizations with standards of benevolence, integrity and moral excellence.
Through four years, $3.8 million have been for cancer research. Those funds have been distributed internationally, which includes $1.2 million to local researcher Dr. Annette Khaled at the UCF College of Medicine. Dr. Khaled has further given back to Florida’s breast cancer community by serving as Secretary & Scientific Co-Chair on the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation’s Board of Directors. Thanks to you all, we have gotten to witness the money we have raised be used locally. Thank you to all of our participants and partners who have made this happen in the past and present.