Archive | Hints & Tips

Pamela Itkin-Ansari

Why We Need You to Fundraise

The LA Cancer Challenge is more than just the starting line for Halloween fun. It is our biggest fundraising event of the year. I want to tell you why I need you to keep fundraising. We need to fund exceptional research in order to find a cure. Here are the details: In August we received […]

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Fundraising Prizes

4 Easy Fundraising Tips

1. Add a Photo and Share Your Story! Access your Participant Center to edit your Personal & Team Pages! Let everyone know why you formed a team! A compelling heartfelt message will lead to better fundraising results. 2. Send Emails! We can’t stress how important it is to ASK for people to join your team […]

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American rugby player Carlin Isles, who is the fastest man in rugby, runs along Broadbeach on October 7, 2013 on the Gold Coast, Australia.

LACC Training Tips #2

Do you event stretch? You better! Ever wonder why your lower back is tight or you legs hurt every time you run? You probably need to stretch more or do better stretches! You aren’t 7 anymore. Without stretching injuries are more likely to occur and take you off of your training course. Let’s not let […]

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Tips: Running With Your Dogs

Safety tips before the event Check the Paws and patting before deciding to run with your dog. Be aware of the physiological restrictions of your dog. Short-nose dogs can overheat more quickly than other dogs. Please be aware that many older dogs have arthritic issues and their exercise needs to be limited. For specific concerns […]

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The Fit Tour Group

LACC Training Tips #1

This year the LA Cancer Challenge has partnered with Level Sports to provide you with training tips to help you get prepared for the big day. Be sure to stop by their cool-down booth on October 25th for some post-run stretching. So you signed up for the LA Cancer Challenge to help raise money and […]

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Exciting Changes for the 2015 LA Cancer Challenge!

We’re heading into an exciting year–the 18th Annual LA Cancer Challenge on Sunday October 26, 2015. To celebrate, we’ll be unveiling a brand new website later this month. In advance of that, we’re asking you to collect your fundraising data before the switchover. This means your team information, your donor reports, etc. Once the switch […]

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Agi Hirshberg

Your Fundraising Dollars at Work

Dear Participants, I want to share with you how big of an impact your fundraising will have on the lives of people affected by pancreatic cancer. The money you raise goes toward investments into new research, continued development of treatment options and increased patient care. The Hirshberg Foundation is committed to turning your fundraising dollars […]

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Matt's son Wes has been an avid supporter of pancreatic cancer research from an early age

Matt Skinner’s Fundraising Tips

Matt Skinner is a husband, father, son, marathon runner, bow tie fan, & East Coast transplant. 11 years ago he joined friends and family in support of Mark Galton during his battle with pancreatic cancer. Today, he continues to run in Mark’s memory and to support all the other wonderful people he has met through […]

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LACC Memories Quilt

Ways to Honor Loved Ones at the LA Cancer Challenge

The LA Cancer Challenge unites those touched by pancreatic cancer for a day dedicated to creating public awareness, remembering those we have lost, and honoring those who are fighting this disease.  There are many ways to honor and remember loved ones at the LACC.  Whether you choose to wear a tribute bib, create a quilt square, […]

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Team Sobanski

Tips for Writing Your Best Fundraising Letter Ever

Make it personal. Share your story, tell them why you are involved and convince them to be as well.  Keep it short and sweet.  Give them the facts (about pancreatic cancer and the Hirshberg Foundation).  People are more likely to donate to something they understand.  We all know the pancreatic cancer facts speak for themselves, let people hear […]

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LA Cancer Challenge Schneider Gursey

LACC Check List for Success!

STEP 1 Add a photo to your Personal & Team Pages Give it a personal touch by adding a photo to your fundraising pages & increase your fundraising potential! STEP 2 Edit the text on your Personal & Team Page Tell the story of why you are doing the LACC & encourage others to join […]

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