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

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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Strides for Life

Location:

Lake Agawam
Southampton, NY 11968
8:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., rain or shine!

Date:

Aug. 9, 2015

Summary:

Every year, the Lung Cancer Research Foundation hosts Strides for Life, a three-mile run-walk around Lake Agawam in Southampton, NY, to increase awareness for lung cancer and raise funds to benefit innovative research at top medical institutions. The event also includes a 50-yard dash for children. Participants come from the Hamptons community, the tri-state area and beyond, and include professional runners, first-time runners, teams, families, children and many other lung cancer research supporters.

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Elliot's Legacy

Location:

1 Jerome Avenue
Deal, NJ 07723
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Date:

Jul. 12, 2015

Summary:

An afternoon of kite designing and flying, face painting, carnival games and more awaits you at this year’s event. Elliot’s Legacy was founded in memory of Elliot R. Chalmé, an avid cyclist and kite enthusiast who fought bravely against lung cancer and inspired others to do the same.

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David Webb Shopping Event

Location:

New York, NY

Date:

May. 18, 2015

Summary:

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Bay Head 5K Race

Location:

New York, NY

Date:

May. 16, 2015

Summary:

The Bay Head 5K Annual Memory run has been an iconic must run race to kick off the summer at the Jersey Shore. Held each year in the picturesque town of Bay Head, NJ runners flock to join over 1,000 runners in what has been coined "the most beautiful race course by the beach."

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TD Five Boro Bike Tour

Location:

New York, NY

Date:

May. 3, 2015

Summary:

Produced in conjunction with the City of New York, the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is the world’s biggest charitable bike ride.

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GC for a Cure

Location:

Garden City, NY

Date:

Apr. 25, 2015

Summary:

The Garden City Teachers' Association is proud to announce that over the past four years GC For A Cure has raised over $100,000 for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. In addition, Uniting Against Lung Cancer, through their Kites For A Cure initiative at GC For A Cure, has raised both awareness and over $7,000 to support their innovative research into the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.

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