Tag: Cancer fundraiser

Polly’s Run Races Against Pancreatic Cancer

Polly’s Run Races Against Pancreatic Cancer

By Michele Sequeira | May 17, 2018
Polly’s Run, a fundraiser to support pancreatic cancer research, will take place Sunday, June 3, at Tiguex Park near Albuquerque’s Old Town. The event will feature a 5K run/walk and a Kid’s K. All proceeds benefit the Polly Rogers Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Lobo Cancer Challenge Opens Registration

Lobo Cancer Challenge Opens Registration

By Michele Sequeira | April 26, 2018
Registration is underway for the second annual Lobo Cancer Challenge, a combination bike ride and run/walk event to benefit The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Braving the shave: UNMH employees going bald to support kids with cancer

Braving the shave: UNMH employees going bald to support kids with cancer

By Cindy Foster | April 27, 2015
From her vantage point behind the counter of UNM Hospital’s Espresso Café, coffee barista Brittany Maestas says it’s impossible not to notice the kids who are battling cancer. Many have lost their hair during treatment. Later this week, Maestas and some of her co-workers will join dozens of other Albuquerque-area volunteers in shaving their heads to show support for these young and brave patients, and to raise money for cancer research.