Saturday, May 4, 2013
On May 4th, 2013, the ladies will hit the gridiron in an exciting powder puff football game! Teams will be comprised of some of best and brightest (and bravest) young women in Austin. The game is designed to bring the passion and spirit of young community leaders together to support Young Texans Against Cancer.
Established in 2001, YTAC is focused on raising funds for local research and support organizations in Texas, using its member base to increase awareness of volunteer organizations and helping to educate our community on cancer research.
Sign up for either the Blue (Blondes) or Red (Brunettes) team today!
Players: Think you have what it takes to score that winning touchdown? Players commit to attending a minimum number of practices and raising $500. Sign up for either team regardless of hair color and start tackling cancer today.
Coaches: Want a way to share your love of football? Coaches draw up plays, oversee practice, and ensure players’ safety during the game. Coaches commit to attending a minimum number of practices and raising $500. Sign up to coach the girls to victory!
Cheerleaders: Can’t commit to practices? You can still be an important part of the game! Sign up to cheer on your favorite team and help with the game day. Cheerleaders commit to raising $250.
See the YTAC Austin website for more details.
November 23, 2013
Since its founding in 1997, Golfers Against Cancer has had one goal: to fund cancer research. Virtually all the money raised in GAC tournaments and events goes directly to cancer research organizations, including the CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation.
August 2, 2013
The 14th Annual Luci Bonneau Memorial Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles Bowling Tournament is one of the most prestigious doubles events in America. The tournament includes a Pro-Am - your chance to bowl with the pros to cure breast cancer!
October 19, 2013 | 7:00 p.m.
Get ready to disco and dance the night away at The Friends of CHRISTUS Stehlin Gala! Premiering “STAYIN’ ALIVE,” The Greatest Bee Gees Tribute Band with Members of the Houston Symphony Orchestra and America’s first Mash Up Group, “THE COMPANY MEN.”
May 4, 2013
On May 4th, 2013, young women will take the field for the first time in an exciting powder puff football game with teams comprised of some of best and brightest in Austin. The game is designed to bring the passion and spirit of young community leaders together to support Young Texans Against Cancer.
“I have been constantly impressed not only with the CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation’s rich legacy of transformative research, but also the tenacious commitment of foundation staff to the vision of Dr. Stehlin. A connection between this vision and the mission of our sponsoring congregations was immediately clear, as both seek not only to treat illness, but also honor the dignity inherent in every person.”
Tom Royer, M.D.,
CEO Emeritus, CHRISTUS Health, 2011
CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research will join CHRISTUS St. Catherine and CHRISTUS St. John in a new partnership with Houston Methodist.
There are currently 13.7 million cancer survivors in the United States and the number is expected to rise by 31 percent to 18 million by 2022, according to a new report. >> Click article title for more.