CANCER, MEET

YOUR MATCH.

It's about more than one night - it's about leading  the fight.   Where devoted volunteers, philanthropic companies and world class basketball coaches meet, you'll find 
Coaches vs. Cancer
University of Kansas Rock Chalk Tipoff
October 5th Lawrence KS

 
ACS Logo.png
kc season tipoff.PNG

Inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer 

University of Kansas Rock Chalk Tipoff | October 5th

Crown Automotive - Lawrence, KS 

The 2022 NCAA National Champions University of Kansas will draw in prominent individuals from Lawrence and Kansas City's business and philanthropic community and will feature live and silent auctions, honorary tributes, an extraordinary coaches panel and more! 

Money raised supports the Society's mission to free the world from pain and suffering of cancer by directly helping people in our community, providing information and support, free lodging and transportation, and funding local research grants. 

 University of Kansas Rock Chalk Tipoff for 2022!!

Lawrence, KS | October 5th 


one goal

TEAMING UP TO FIGHT CANCER

ONE GAME
AT A TIME

Bill Self
Kansas

coaches.JPG

REGISTER

PARTNER WITH US

MAKE A DONATION

 

THE TIPOFF AT A GLANCE

2021 Coaches vs. Cancer KC Season Tipoff Gala highlights.
(Video courtesy of Platinum XP)

You can team up with our lead supporters, Coach Bill Self, and special KU guests, to protect cancer patients and preserve the future of cancer research.

Coaches vs. Cancer is a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). This initiative leverages the personal experiences, community leadership, and professional excellence of coaches and communities nationwide to increase cancer awareness and promote healthy living through year-round awareness efforts, fundraising activities, and advocacy programs. Since 1993, Coaches vs. Cancer programs have raised nearly $115 million for the American Cancer Society.

OUR LIFESAVING MISSION

 

The American Cancer Society has invested more than $4.8 billion in cancer research since 1946, all to find treatments, uncover factors that may cause cancer and improve patients' quality of life.

ACS_USA2.png
CvC Logo.png

To date, Coaches have raised over $115 million for the for the American Cancer Society Coaches vs. Cancer program.

2.png

We are currently  funding

13 grants across Missouri totaling over $6.6 million*

in research.

gold ribbon cci.jpg

We raised $225K+ at the 2019 Coaches vs. Cancer KC Season Tipoff, with over  103K+ designated

to life-saving pediatric cancer research.

175+ patients received over 2,000 free rides to cancer treatment via our Road to Recovery program.

*numbers through August 2018

The Kansas City Hope Lodge provided 10,000+ free nights of lodging to patients and their caregivers in 2018.

Guests have come from all 50 states and various countries to stay at the Kansas City Hope Lodge.

With our portfolio of programs and services, we supported 2,500+ patients and caregivers in the Kansas City Metro through their cancer journey.

1.png

We are currently funding

6 grants across Kansas totaling over $2.7 million*

in research.

*numbers through August 2018

In 2018, families saved an estimated $1.8 million in hotel expenses by staying at the Kansas City Hope Lodge.

CONTACT

Angela Smith
Angela.smith@CANCER.ORG


AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
ATTN: COACHES VS. CANCER
P.O. BOX 171335
KANSAS CITY, KS 66117

The_Bureau_Paul_Andrews207.jpg