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  • $4.8M trust gift bolsters education, health and athletics at West Virginia University

    $4.8M trust gift bolsters education, health and athletics at West Virginia University

    A $4.8 million trust gift from longtime West Virginia University supporter David G. Allen is benefitting five programs across campus that reflect his diverse interests in education, health, athletics and more. Allen, of Clarksburg, died Sept. 21, 2017, at the age of 67. Prior to his passing, he established a living trust that provided about $960,000 each to the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Libraries, School of Medicine and Mountaineer Athletic Club. These trust gifts were recently completed.

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  • Join us Sept. 14 for the Virtual Pink Party

    Join us Sept. 14 for the Virtual Pink Party

    The annual Pink Party benefits Bonnie’s Bus, which has provided more than 20,000 mammograms to West Virginia women since 2009, many of whom are uninsured and unable to cover the cost of a mammogram otherwise.  110 women and counting have been diagnosed with breast cancer following a screening on the Bus.  Although the world has changed in 2020, Bonnie's Bus keeps rolling and the need for its services continues to grow. This year, out of an abundance of caution, the decision has been made to host The Pink Party virtually. Fellow supporters and friends of the WVU Cancer Institute can safely support Bonnie's Bus and the women of West Virginia remotely, all while enjoying a fully interactive experience including special presentations, contests, and auction. 

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  • Alumni group donates PPE to WVU Medcinie and WVU Cancer Institute

    Alumni group donates PPE to WVU Medcinie and WVU Cancer Institute

    In response to the recent need for PPE for clinical healthcare workers, a local Morgantown Registered Nurse worked with a group of her college friends to raise funds and collect donations to help boost the PPE supplies for WVU Medicine and WVU Cancer Institute Cancer Clinical Trials Research Unit

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  • WVU Women's Soccer Holds Kick Cancer 4 by 4 Event on March 8

    WVU Women's Soccer Holds Kick Cancer 4 by 4 Event on March 8

    The annual Kick Cancer four by four event is made up of teams of 3 where the fourth player is a mountaineer player.  To date, this project has raised over $160,000 for the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center and breast cancer research at the WVU Cancer Institute. This year's event raised its goal of $10,000. This event held on Sunday, March 8th had over 84 teams registered and over 300 students participating.

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  • Lincoln Middle School Basketball  teams hold a fundraiser for the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund 

    Lincoln Middle School Basketball  teams hold a fundraiser for the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund 

    Morgantown, W.Va. - Lincoln Middle School Girls Basketball team hosted an event on January 28, 2020, benefiting Cancer Research at the WVU Cancer Institute. Funds were raised with a combination of donations, auctions, and 50/50 raffles. This is the second time they have held this fundraiser and are hoping to make it an annual event.

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  • Annual Pancake Fundraiser to Support The Comfort Fund held on Saturday

    Annual Pancake Fundraiser to Support The Comfort Fund held on Saturday

    This year's pancake breakfast fundraiser benefitting the Comfort Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC) had a record attendance of 159 people and raised over $1,300.

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  • Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    Cancer survivor pays it forward at Bob Huggins Fish Fry

    Cancer survivor Angie Blankenship has learned to manage the challenges of healing with support from her family, friends and the WVU Cancer Institute. Now, she’s showing appreciation and paying it forward by donating to the Bob Huggins Fish Fry, which benefits the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment Fund and Remember the Miners Scholarship Fund.

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  • Annual Pancake Fundraiser to support The Comfort Fund on Jan. 25

    Annual Pancake Fundraiser to support The Comfort Fund on Jan. 25

    A pancake breakfast fundraiser benefitting the Comfort Fund at the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC) is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25, from 8-10 a.m., at Applebee’s in Morgantown.

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  • Memorial fund established by Coach Huggins advances West Virginia cancer care

    Memorial fund established by Coach Huggins advances West Virginia cancer care

    Dr. Hannah Hazard-Jenkins, right, examines a patient at WVU’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. Hazard-Jenkins is an advocate for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund, which provides support for clinical research trials at the WVU Cancer Institute. (WVU Photo)

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  • WVU Day of Giving Unlocks all Institute Matches

    WVU Day of Giving Unlocks all Institute Matches

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