Our Event Partners
The Purdue University Center for Cancer Research has many friends, partners and supporters that help us throughout the year by providing financial support, in-kind donations, organizing fundraisers, and creating awareness about the research we are doing here at the Center. We are thankful for all of the dedication, time and energy that is put into helping support the Purdue University Center for Cancer Researchr and we are grateful for those that continue to help us daily in our mission - to end the suffering and death due to cancer. Our friends, partners, and supporters enable us each day with the resources we need to help make dreams come true. Thank you for all you do!
The Jordan-Rieger Fund
The Jordan-Rieger fund was established in 2008 by Chuck Jordan, Jenny Pickett, and Robin Walsh. This fundraiser to raise money for pancreatic cancer at the Purdue Cancer Center included dinner, a silent and live auction, and entertainment by the Purduettes. The first ever Jordan-Rieger Fund raised over $22,832.00 on November 8th, 2008.
A special thanks to the following businesses whose generous donations helped to make our event a success. Your patronage to these businesses is a kind way to show your appreciation. Artichoke Designs, Autograph Arena, Beads for Needs, Bella Chic Interiors, Ben & Ari's, Boiler Market, Carmel HS Athletic Dept, Carmel Police Dept, Carmel Racquet Club, Carmel Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie's Restaurant, Case Handyman and Remodeling, Celebrity Kids Portrait Studios, Clay Nails, Climb Time Indy, ComedySportz, Conseco Insurance Co, Cooper's Stardust Bowl, Crackers Comedy Club, David & Mary Salon & Spa, Fresh Market, Hilton Garden In, IDO, Indiana Basketball Academy, Indiana Fever, Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Children's Museum, Indianapolis Colts, Indianapolis Indians, Indianapolis Zoo, J. Crew, John G. Shedd Aquarium, John Purdue Club, LePeep Restraunt, LensCrafters, Purdue Men's Basketball program, Panera Bread, Papa John's Pizza, Payless Liquors, Peyton Manning's PeyBack Foundation, Pike Performing Arts Center, Purdue Musical Organizations, Pogue Distillery, Primo Personal training, Purdue Memorial Union, Purdue University Athletics, Quoba, Rubia Flower Market, Running Company, Shula's Steak House, TruDysigns, University Bookstore, U.S. Senior Open, Walt Disney World, Wyndam Jade, X-Site Amusement Center
The Purdue Cancer Center Challenge
The Purdue Cancer Center Challenge is a 5k walk/run for all to enjoy! This event was created in 2008 as a way to bring together Purdue students, faculty, staff, the Lafayette and surrounding communities and all those affected by cancer. All money raised goes to support the research being done at the Purdue Cancer Center here at Purdue University. The first race, April 12, 2008 had over 1000 participants and raised over $30,000 for cancer research.
The following organizations were sponsors for the 2009 Purdue Cancer Center Challenge.
Platinum sponsors: Artistic Media Partners, Bison Financial, Gold & Black Illustrated, Journal & Courier, the Purdue Cancer Center Director's Advisory Board and WLFI - TV18
Gold sponsors: Clarian Arnett Health, Puccini's Smiling Teeth, Purdue Athletics, Unity Cancer Center
Silver sponsors: CopyMat,Follett's Purdue Bookstore, Helen Magazine, JL Hufford Coffe & Tea Co, Kohls, Meijer, Newtone Health and Fitness, Purdue Fraternity and Sorority Life, Tate & Lyle, V/Gladieux, and Walmart
Bronze sponsors: Cobblestone Candle Co, Dasani, Duke Energy, ESPN 1450 AM radio, Local Mountain Coffee, Purdue Bands, Second Glance, Sign Experts, Sports Etc, Spring Fest, Stormfront Productions, and 12th Boiler Scholarship Program
We hope you can join us for the 2010 Challenge in April . For more information visit our website, www.purduecancercenter.com. See you at the start line!