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In October 2020, Jose Pepper’s Mexican Restaurant chain hosted a fundraiser at all 14 of its locations, selling pink fried ice cream for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and raising more than $10,000 for the AACR.
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In March 2020, Jordan Liberty released his Sigma Beauty Master Artistry Collection of makeup brushes, featuring 14 high-quality brushes. Sigma Beauty will donate $25 from every set sold to the AACR.
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During the 2020 holiday season, members of the AACR Runners for Research team, including Jason Latchaw (left) and Stacey Gross (right), found ways to connect virtually by sharing what they were most grateful for in a social media campaign meant to foster gratitude.
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We asked Players vs. Cancer gamers why they raise funds on behalf of the AACR:
Quintessa AKA “TessThe5th” twitch.tv/TessThe5th
“I am familiar with cancer as it is the cause of both of my grandmothers’ deaths at both an early and later age. Those diagnosed or battling cancer deserve to accomplish their dreams, create more everlasting memories, and experience life to the fullest.”
Jared AKA “JaredJDub” twitch.tv/jaredjdub
“I support cancer research because cancer has taken a lot of family away from me, most recently my father. I do what I can to help make it so other families don’t have to go through what mine has.”
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Zoe Phillips and her pup get their steps in during the virtual Wellness Challenge, which took place April 10-13, 2021. The event raised more than $57,900 with 2.8 million total steps taken by participants.
The AACR continues to engage the community in bolstering the cause of cancer research.