The Coaches vs. Cancer program is a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. This initiative leverages the personal experiences, community leadership, and professional excellence of coaches nationwide to increase cancer awareness and promote healthy living through year-round awareness efforts, fundraising activities, and advocacy programs. Since 1993, coaches have raised more than $100 million for the American Cancer Society.
Approximately 500 guests are expected to attend including corporate sponsors, business and philanthropic leaders from around the state of Texas.
List of committed Texas Coaches:
The American Cancer Society’s brand awareness is 97% nationwide. No other health organization has a higher rating. Our brand helps to clearly identify our organization, set it apart from other organizations, and ultimately create relationship with our communities. Your participation in the Coaches vs. Cancer Texas Tip-off includes public recognition through our media partners.
According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 1.7 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in the United States this year. Approximately 600,000 Americans will lose their battle; that’s over 1,600 people a day. You can help rid the world of the pain and suffering of cancer by celebrating with us at the 2017 Coaches vs. Cancer Texas Tip-off.
For more than a 100 years, The American Cancer Society has been leading the fight to end cancer. With your support, we have helped usher in an era where more people survive cancer than ever before. By translating our research findings into action, we've seen a 20% decline in US cancer death rates since the early 1990s.
Coaches vs. Cancer Texas Tip Off
8900 John W. Carpenter Freeway
Dallas, TX 76247