Article: Pan-Mass Challenge Raises Record $63 Million for Dana-Farber

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Pan-Mass Challenge Raises Record $63 Million for Dana-Farber

Candid, 23 October 2019

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston has announced a record $63 million gift from the Pan-Mass Challenge, an annual two-day cycling event that raises funds for adult and pediatric cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Continue reading “Article: Pan-Mass Challenge Raises Record $63 Million for Dana-Farber”

Article: Pan-Mass Challenge Sets Record for Donations

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Pan-Mass Challenge Sets Record for Donations

NewsCenter, 22 October 2019

The Pan-Mass Challenge announced their largest financial gift ever given to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The record breaking $63 million check exceeds this year’s $60 million goal and brings the PMC’s 40 year fundraising total to $717 million.

The 40th Annual Pan-Mass Challenge bike-a-thon was held in early August, with the route going through Cape Cod all the way to Provincetown.

The PMC is the nation’s most successful single-event athletic fundraiser and donates 100 percent of every rider raised dollar to Dana-Farber, a world leader in adult and pediatric cancer treatment and research. Continue reading “Article: Pan-Mass Challenge Sets Record for Donations”

Article: Breckenridge family to cycle across Massachusetts this weekend in Pan-Mass Challenge cancer fundraiser

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Breckenridge family to cycle across Massachusetts this weekend in Pan-Mass Challenge cancer fundraiser

Antonio Olivero, 03 August 2019

FRISCO — This weekend, a trio of Breckenridge locals will join a group of three dozen Colorado residents cycling across Massachusetts to raise millions for cancer research.

Thirty-six Colorado riders — including Kaitlynn, Lisa and Meghan Sockett, of Breckenridge — will join more than 6,700 riders Saturday and Sunday to pedal the 192 miles of the 40th annual Pan-Mass Challenge with an overall goal of raising $60 million for cancer research and patient care at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Continue reading “Article: Breckenridge family to cycle across Massachusetts this weekend in Pan-Mass Challenge cancer fundraiser”

Article: World’s Most Successful Athletic Fundraiser Pan-Mass Challenge Celebrates Milestone 40th Ride

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World’s Most Successful Athletic Fundraiser Pan-Mass Challenge Celebrates Milestone 40th Ride

PRNewswire, 03 August 2019

Today, the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) embarked on its 40th ride, with more than 6,700 cyclists from 43 states and 12 countries committing to pedal various distances across Massachusetts throughout the weekend. These cyclists are coming together with the common goal of raising an unprecedented $60 million – $4 million more than last year’s gift – for cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Dana-Farber). If achieved, Overstock.com CEO and PMC rider, Patrick Byrne, has pledged an additional $1 million donation to the cause, bringing the organization’s 40-year contribution to more than $715 million. The PMC, which raises more money for charity than any other single athletic event, donates 100 percent of every rider-raised dollar directly to Dana-Farber as its largest single contributor, accounting for more than 54 percent of the annual revenue of its Jimmy Fund. Continue reading “Article: World’s Most Successful Athletic Fundraiser Pan-Mass Challenge Celebrates Milestone 40th Ride”

Article: Man beats cancer, rides across country to beat it some more

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Man beats cancer, rides across country to beat it some more

Ronda Sluder, 20 December 2001

It’s been nine years since Patrick Byrne has been to South Lake Tahoe.

Unlike a typical gambling or camping trip, on this visit Byrne is just passing through. His schedule is tight. He needs to travel 4,000 miles on his bike to meet the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge and raise money for a cause all too familiar to him. Continue reading “Article: Man beats cancer, rides across country to beat it some more”