Join other big-hearted, first responders across the country as they flaunt their finest facial hair or most colorful nails in honor of our smallest warriors battling cancer..

September - December

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The Cure Starts Now

Starting in September for Childhood Cancer
Awareness Month, all the way through December!

Our sixth annual Beard It Up and Color for The Cure campaigns are off to a flying start. Since our first year in 2018 we have raised over $700,000 with the help of law enforcement agency partnerships nationwide. How much will we raise this year?

Did you know?

  • 1 in 330 children in the U.S. will develop cancer by age 20.
  • On the average, 15,500 children are diagnosed with cancer each year.
  • Cancer is the #1 killer of children by disease in the United States, yet it remains one of the most underfunded diseases in the world.

The Cure Starts Now focuses on the Homerun Cure™ to all cancers by concentrating our research funding efforts on one of the deadliest forms of cancer, DIPG. With over $30 million in pediatric brain cancer research and support funding to date, you can rest assured that 100% of your donation, after credit card processing, will go directly to innovative research.

The Cure Starts Now is truly a global effort having funded research at over 100 hospitals worldwide, including Texas Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, Duke University, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Children's Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and more. To find more information on all of the research and grants funded by The Cure Starts Now, click here. Please join us in funding crucial research to save our youngest of warriors.

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All participants in your department will receive a Beard It Up beanie as a thank you for supporting the cause!

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