Browse Past Events

LCRF fundraising events provide a fun, community-building way to support innovative lung cancer research. Peruse the archive below to see some past event ideas. They may inspire you to attend a signature LCRF event, participate in a community event or fundraise for LCRF by hosting your own.

Event Archive

Twelfth Annual Strides for Life

Location:

Southampton Cultural Center
25 Pond Lane
Southampton, NY 11968
7:30am – 11:30am

Date:

Aug. 13, 2017

Summary:

On Sunday, August 13, 2017 LCRF hosted its Twelfth Annual Strides for Life. The event, which included a three-mile run/walk and 50-yard dash for children around Lake Agawam in Southampton, NY, welcomed more than 500 participants and raised nearly $375,000. Participants included professional runners, first-time runners, teams, families, children and many other lung cancer research supporters.

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Film Screening in Memory of George Romero

Location:

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
2548 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10710

Date:

Jul. 27, 2017

Summary:

Actor, filmmaker, and native New Yorker George Romero will be remembered at this fundraiser in Yonkers, NY. Guests will enjoy a screening of his films as they raise awareness for lung cancer. Mr. Romero passed away on July 16, 2017 after a battle with the disease.

This event is open to the public and screenings will begin at 10:00pm. Please visit https://drafthouse.com/yonkers for more information.

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Tenth Annual Elliot’s Legacy

Location:

1 Jerome Avenue
Deal, NJ 07723
4pm-7pm

Date:

Jul. 9, 2017

Summary:

On Sunday, July 9, 2017 LCRF hosted its Tenth Annual Elliot’s Legacy: Kites for a Cure in Deal, NJ. This year’s event had a wonderful turnout, with more than 700 guests in attendance. Guests had a blast with the amusement rides, carnival games, and kite flying, and enjoyed delicious food, an exclusive auction and more.

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Middletown High School Class of 1997 Reunion

Location:

Big Cork Winery
4236 Main Streeet
Rohrersville, MD 21779

Date:

Jun. 24, 2017

Summary:

The Middletown High School Class of 1997 will celebrate its 20 year reunion in 2017. To celebrate, classmates will gather at the Big Cork Winery in Rohrersville, Maryland.  All proceeds from the silent auction will benefit LCRF in memory of Kristine Brophy Beaulieu, a classmate who passed away from lung cancer in 2016 at the age of 36.

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Young Professionals Night Out

Location:

1 Oak
453 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Date:

Jun. 22, 2017

Summary:

LCRF's Young Professionals Committee hosted its second annual event on Thursday, June 22 at 1 Oak nightclub in New York City. The event welcomed New York City's young professionals under the age of 35 for an evening of cocktails, light food, entertainment and a silent auction. All proceeds from the event benefited LCRF and its mission to improve and save lives by funding groundbreaking research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer. Click here to view the event photos.

For more information on how to get involved with LCRF's Young Professionals Committee, please contact youngprofessionals@lungfund.org.

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Tuesday Toast at Le Colonial

Location:

Le Colonial Chicago
937 North Ruse Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Date:

Mar. 21, 2017

Summary:

Hosted by lung cancer supporters, Tuesday Toast will gather friends and family to a popular downtown Chicago restaurant for drinks and good conversation. Twenty percent of all bar proceeds plus 100 percent of all cash tips will benefit the Lung Cancer Research Foundation. This event is open to the public to guests ages 21 and older. 

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Second Annual Janice Nickerson Memorial Benefit

Location:

AJ Gators
5218 Fairfield Shopping Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Date:

Nov. 12, 2016

Summary:

The Annual Janice Nickerson Memorial Benefit is hosted in memory of loving wife, mother, and friend, Janice Nickerson. Now in its second year, the event will raise awareness and funds for lung cancer research. A portion of food and drink sales will benefit the Lung Cancer Research Foundation.

TIME:

1:00pm - 5:00pm

To purchase tickets or to make a donation, please contact Meghan Wood, Special Events Manager, at mwood@lungfund.org.

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First Annual Dessert & Drinks Pairing Night

Location:

Vintage Liquor & Wine Bar
3301 NE 1st Avenue, #105
Miami, FL 33137

Date:

Nov. 11, 2016

Summary:

Hosted in memory of Josefina Castellanos who passed away from lung cancer in 2014, this event will welcome guests for a dessert and liquor tasting and pairing. All proceeds will benefit the Lung Cancer Research Foundation.

TIME:

8:00pm to 10:00pm

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JMC Lung Cancer Benefit

Location:

Paramount Country Club
60 Zukor Road
New City, NY 10956

Date:

Nov. 10, 2016

Summary:

Inspired by her own courageous fight, lung cancer survivor Jeanne May Coffey will host a special evening to raise funds for the Lung Cancer Research Foundation. Featuring light food and desserts, entertainment, cash bar, and raffles, the event will unite lung cancer patients, medical professionals, and supporters.

TIME:

6:00pm to 9:30pm

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Third Annual Purple and White Fight Night

Location:

1 Oak
453 West 17th Street, #1
New York, NY 10011

Date:

Oct. 22, 2016

Summary:

The Purple and White Fight Night was started by Ashley Janover and Danyelle Shapiro, who each lost a loved one to cancer. The event is hosted in memory of Ashley’s mother, who lost her battle to pancreatic cancer at age 54, and Danyelle’s father, who lost his life to lung cancer at age 41.

The Third Annual Purple and White Fight Night will take place on Saturday, October 22 in New York City. The event will feature a Chinese and silent auction, and a portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the Lung Cancer Research Foundation.

TIME:

8:00pm to 11:00pm

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Chicago Lung Run

Location:

Montrose Harbor
4400 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60640

Date:

Sep. 17, 2016

Summary:

8:30 am: 10K race

9:00 am: 5K race and 1 mile walk

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LCRF’s Inaugural Young Professionals Evening of Cocktails

Location:

No. 8
357 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
7pm – 10pm

Date:

May. 19, 2016

Summary:

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Summer Style Soiree for LCRF

Location:

Pino's Gift Basket Shoppe and Wine Cellar
13 North 4th Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904

Date:

May. 19, 2016

Summary:

6:30pm - 8:30pm

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TD Five Boro Bike Tour

Location:

New York, NY

Date:

May. 1, 2016

Summary:

Ride with Team LCRF in America's largest charitable bike race, the TD Five Boro Bike Tour! More than 32,000 riders of all skill levels will shut down the streets of New York City for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Enjoy breathtaking views from all five borough as you cruise 40 miles, while making a lasting impact in the lives of lung cancer patients and their families.

In exchange for guaranteed entry to this sold out event, Team LCRF members are asked to fundraise a minimum of $1,000.00. LCRF will provide you with your very own personalized website to assist with your efforts along with training tips to ensure you enjoy the ride.

For more information or to register, please visit the registration page: http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent.... Space is limited so do not wait! Should you have any questions, please contact LCRF at events@lungfund.org.

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GC for A Cure

Location:

Garden City High School
170 Rockaway Avenue
Garden City, NY

Date:

Apr. 16, 2016

Summary:

1 mile untimed Fun Run/Walk – 8:45 am

5K (3.1 mile) Timed Run/Walk – 9:15 am

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Alexander McQueen and Shawn Warren in support of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation

Location:

Alexander McQueen Madison Avenue Boutique
747 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10065

Date:

Nov. 18, 2015

Summary:

Alexander McQueen and Shawn Warren invite you to view the Alexander McQueen Pre Spring/Summer 2016 collection and a selection of Shawn Warren Jewelry. Shawn Warren jewelry will remain in store all day on Thursday November 19th. 20% of the net proceeds will be donated to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation.

Cocktail Reception

Wednesday November 18th

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday November 19th

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

RSVP Essential - Samantha Boykin T +1 212 645 1797 madison@us.alexandermcqueen.com

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Strolling Supper

Location:

Gotham Hall
1356 Broadway
New York, NY 10018
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Date:

Nov. 11, 2015

Summary:

Originally Uniting Against Lung Cancer’s annual flagship gala, the Strolling Supper is now a signature LCRF event. Partake in an evening of live performance by Grammy-winning blues artist Delbert McClinton and a silent auction featuring vacations, luxury goods and more to honor those affected by lung cancer and raise funds to support groundbreaking research.

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10th Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon

Location:

The Pierre Hotel
2 East 61 Street at 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10065
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Date:

Oct. 29, 2015

Summary:

The 10th Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon will be held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. This signature event enables the Lung Cancer Research Foundation to present the latest developments in lung cancer research. The luncheon celebrates the innovative research projects that LCRF has funded over the past 10 years and educates attendees about the impact and ongoing importance of grantees’ discoveries. A panel of LCRF researchers and Scientific Advisory Board members will also be available for a question-and-answer session.

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Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Location:

Chicago, IL

Date:

Oct. 11, 2015

Summary:

Team LCRF will be running the streets of Chicago as part of the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Thank you for registering—and see you in Chicago!

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Chicago Lung Run

Location:

Chicago, IL

Date:

Sep. 19, 2015

Summary:

The Lung Run is one of the largest running events in the city, with more than 2,000 runners, lung cancer survivors, and representatives of leading Chicago hospitals participating. Registration has closed for this event.

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