Support enables 24 Foundation to expand impact on cancer navigation and survivorship
Press Release – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – JULY 14, 2017 – 24 Foundation today announced its 2017 grant recipients that the organization and two of its signature events – 24 Indianapolis and 24 Hours of Booty in Charlotte – will support in 2017 and 2018.
“24 Foundation is thrilled to expand our impact on cancer navigation and survivorship through a new tier of community organizations and partners,” said Mallory Walsh, executive director of 24 Foundation. “The range of services provided by this portfolio allows 24 Foundation to impact the life of someone affected by cancer during and after treatment in a magnitude of ways.”
In addition to its five primary beneficiaries – Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Cancer Institute, Levine Children’s Hospital, Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center, Ulman Cancer Center for Young Adults and the LIVESTRONG Foundation – 24 Foundation will also support:
“Each of these services are made available to cancer survivors [and their families] due to the incredible efforts of our donors, event participants, board and staff,” said Walsh, 24 Foundation’s executive director. “24 Foundation is having an immediate, positive impact on the lives of people affected by cancer every day.”
The 2017 grant beneficiaries are also benefitting from two of 24 Foundation’s signature non-competitive cycling and walking events in Charlotte, N.C. and Indianapolis, Ind. 24 Indianapolis took place this past June in the Butler Tarkington Neighborhood on June 23-24. The 16th Annual 24 Hours of Booty will take place in Charlotte’s Myers Park neighborhood from 7 p.m. Friday, July 28 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 29. For more information, visit www.24foundation.org/register.
About 24 Indianapolis
24 Indianapolis is a non-competitive charity cycling and walking event at Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave. The event hosts over 400 riders and 200 walkers who raise funds for the IU Health Simon Cancer Center and the LIVESTRONG Foundation. Formerly known as 24 Hours of Booty, 24 Indianapolis returned for its sixth year on June 23-24, 2017. Next year’s event date will be announced soon. For more information, call 704-365-4417 or visit www.24foundation.org.
About 24 Foundation
24 Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charity located in Charlotte, N.C. with a mission to inspire and engage communities to make an immediate impact on the lives of people affected by cancer. Funds raised support organizations dedicated to cancer navigation and survivorship including: Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Cancer Institute, Levine Children’s Hospital, the Keep Pounding Fund, Queens University of Charlotte, and the LIVESTRONG Foundation. 24 Foundation provides charity non-competitive cycling and walking events – in Charlotte, N.C., Baltimore, Md., and Indianapolis, Ind. – that are safe, fun and open to all levels of cycling and walking abilities. For more information, call 704-365-4417 or visit www.24foundation.org.
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