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NF Endurance team races NYC Half Marathon and raises over $85K for NF research!

Mar 21, 2017, Posted in Community, Fundraiser, NF Endurance

On March 19, 2017, 43 athletes gathered in New York City for the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. The team raised over $85,000 for NF research!

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Dan Gilbert dedicates NCAA bracket to CTF

Mar 17, 2017, Posted in Awareness, Fundraiser

March Madness is in the air! For the third consecutive year, CTF Board Member, Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has dedicated his NCAA bracket to the Children's Tumor Foundation!

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California Dreamin’…. of NF Endurance Races

Mar 3, 2017, Posted in Community, Fundraiser, NF Endurance, NF Hero, NF1

The Children’s Tumor Foundation NF Endurance Team gives participants the opportunity to run, bike, or swim in endurance events across the country.  We asked one of our athletes, Dawn Lowell, why she races with us and what it means to her family.

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Cupid’s Undie Run: Putting the Hilarity in Charity

Feb 22, 2017, Posted in Awareness, Community, Fundraiser

This month marks the eighth consecutive Cupid’s Undie Run to benefit the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Cupid’s has grown in leaps and bounds since 2010, when participants raised $10,000 to now, in 2017, when they’ve brought their eight year total to over $10 million for NF research. Everyone’s favorite Valentine’s-themed party has shown us all once again what an amazing group of people can do for the NF cause.

Children’s Tumor Foundation Exclusive Charity Partner for Tri Fort Worth

Triathletes will compete and raise money to fund rare disease research

NEW YORK -- The Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF) is pleased to be the exclusive official charity partner for the Tri Fort Worth triathlon, which takes place in Fort Worth, Texas on May 21, 2017. The Children’s Tumor Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research for neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body.  NF affects one in 3,000 people of all populations; currently there is no effective treatment or cure.

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