The mission is simple, to help beat cancer! In 2015, there are expected to be upwards of 1.6 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in the United States alone and over half a million cancer-related deaths.
Founded in 2012, Racing for Cancer is a non-profit organization created by IndyCar racing champion, Ryan Hunter-Reay after his mother passed from cancer. Racing for Cancer aims to raise money for cancer-related initiatives as well as bring awareness to fans and motorsports enthusiasts through fundraisers and information. It is estimated that one-third of all cancer can be prevented or successfully treated with early intervention. This intervention calls for awareness and action. Community fundraisers and participation with charities such as Racing for a Cure, that allows like-minded people to come together for a cause, will help raise awareness and donations, with the ultimate goal of lowering mortality rates.
Companies such as Think Loud Development in York, PA believe in working with worthy charities to make a difference. Think Loud was founded by CEO, Bill Hynes, and funds worthwhile real estate development projects that make a positive impact on communities. The organization has made generous donations to Racing for Cancer and hopes to encourage others to help aid Cancer-related initiatives and other worthy causes that help those in need.
Racing for Cancer has annual fundraising events in several cities with, The Yellow Party being the biggest fundraising event for the organization. With many exciting plans in the future, Racing for Cancer hopes to get people involved in finding a cure for one of the deadliest diseases impacting the world today. Making a donation is quick and easy.