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  • Pink Party marks fourth successful year for Bonnie’s Bus

    Pink Party marks fourth successful year for Bonnie’s Bus

    The fourth annual Pink Party to benefit the Bonnie Wells Wilson Mobile Mammography Program (Bonnie’s Bus) was a huge success. Nearly 200 attendees, wearing their favorite shades of pink, enjoyed a special evening at Touchdown Terrace at Milan Puskar Stadium on November 13 to support one of their favorite causes – Bonnie’s Bus. “Thank you for being so supportive,” Jo Statler told the crowd. “Because you are here, that tells me you have big hearts.” She and her husband Ben made a generous gift to the WVU Cancer Institute eight years ago to establish the mobile mammography program, named after Jo’s late mother, Bonnie Wells Wilson.

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  • WVU Day of Giving brings in more than $88,000 for Cancer Institute

    We did it!  The WVU Cancer Institute far exceeded its goal during the first WVU Day of Giving, a 24-hour online fundraising event to support WVU’s greatest priorities and opportunities. The Cancer Institute goal was to have 100 donors participate to secure a $20,000 match from Cancer Institute leadership. We had 177 donors and raised more than $88,000 for the Cancer Institute.  Additionally, the Cancer Institute received the fourth highest participation university wide, behind Engineering and Mineral Resources, Business and Economics and Education and Human Services, respectively.

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  • Cancer Institute leadership issues challenge gift for Inaugural Day of Giving

    Cancer Institute leadership issues challenge gift for Inaugural Day of Giving

    On Nov. 8, West Virginia University will hold its first Day of Giving, an online fundraising effort to support our greatest priorities and opportunities. Together – on one day- we can help forge a brighter future for WVU.

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  • WVU volleyball team scores win and raises breast cancer awareness

    WVU volleyball team scores win and raises breast cancer awareness

    October 21 was a great day for the WVU women’s volleyball team and for breast cancer awareness and support. The Mountaineers beat Kansas State in five sets during the annual “pink” match at the WVU Coliseum. Players and fans wore their pink, the jumbotron featured a big pink breast cancer ribbon and the public address announcer encouraged fans to join the WVU Cancer Institute in the fight against breast cancer. Fans heeded the call by donating more than $900 to the Cancer Institute’s Breast Cancer Program when they picked up official pink Mountaineer T-shirts at the Cancer Institute table set up inside the Coliseum.

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  • WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Medicine and WVU Athletics plan “Pink” Events in October

    WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Medicine and WVU Athletics plan “Pink” Events in October

    The WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Medicine and WVU Athletics are teaming up on several “Pink” events to raise breast cancer awareness in October.

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  • Nicholas County couple donates $1M to WVU’s Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Fund

    Nicholas County couple donates $1M to WVU’s Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Fund

    Future cancer research at West Virginia University will benefit from a $1 million estate gift from longtime WVU supporters Steve and Jamie Antoline.

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  • Golf Fore A Cure raises more than $12K to fight breast cancer

    Golf Fore A Cure raises more than $12K to fight breast cancer

    The Women’s Golf Association at the Parkersburg Country Club is helping the WVU Cancer Institute win the fight against breast cancer. During its Annual Golf Fore A Cure Invitational on June 14 the Association raised more than $12,000 for breast cancer research at the Cancer Institute in Morgantown and to support Camden Clark Foundation’s Pink Mammogram Fund, which provides free screening mammograms, diagnostics and breast biopsies for local underinsured and uninsured residents at the Cancer Institute’s Camden Clark Medical Center. Proceeds from the Invitational came from participant entry fees, hole sponsorships, doorprize tickets and mulligans sold the day of the event. “A lot of our members have either been treated or are being treated for breast cancer at the WVU Cancer Institute and we like to support local efforts to fight the disease,” said Sue Lilly, who co-chaired Golf Fore A Cure with Judy Crichton.

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  • Hostler remembered at WVU for his generosity, service

    Hostler remembered at WVU for his generosity, service

    A longtime benefactor, supporter and West Virginia University alumnus is being remembered for his devotion and loyalty to his alma mater.

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  • Little General presents check to Coach Huggins

    Little General Stores, Inc. is once again showing support for the WVU Cancer Institute. Greg Darby And Corey Beasley recently presented WVU Men's Basketball Coach Bob Huggins a $27,500 check to benefit the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute. This endowment supports clinical trials for West Virginia cancer patients.

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  • Boy Scout group makes donation to Huggins Fund

    Boy Scout group makes donation to Huggins Fund

    WVU Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins has found a friend and ally in the Mountaineer Area Council, Boy Scouts of America to help fight cancer. The group recently honored Coach Huggins as the 2017 distinguished citizen of the year during its annual dinner in Morgantown and presented him a $15,000 donation for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute. The event recognizes outstanding citizens and businesses within the local community who help make a difference by demonstrating the ideals of the Scout Oath and Law.

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