Ulman Cancer Fund (UCF)
Revolution 3 Triathlon is excited to announce their Official Charity Partner for the 2011 Rev3 Series is the Ulman Cancer Fund (UCF) for Young Adults and TEAM FIGHT.
Want your triathlon to affect the lives of those affected by Cancer?
CLICK HERE and follow the steps!
UCF is the National leader in providing specialized support for young adults affected by cancer. Each year 70,000 young adults, ages 15-40 are diagnosed with cancer. UCF’s goal is to help improve survivorship and outcomes by 1) empowering young adults with the practical and emotional tools that provide peace of mind, and 2) creating awareness within the medical community about the need to address the special needs of this population.
“The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults is very proud and humbled to be selected as the charity partner and beneficiary of the Rev 3 Triathlon Series. The UCF created TEAM FIGHT three short years ago as a platform to utilize sport to raise awareness and funds to support young adults affected by cancer. The Rev 3 partnership will enhance the voice of UCF and allow us to educate more people about the unique needs of the young adult cancer population,” says Brian Satola, Assistant Director Ulman Cancer Fund.
Rev3 racers have the option of fundraising for UCF during the registration process or separately as part of TEAM FIGHT. Fundraising goals by race distance will be $750 for an Olympic Rev, $1000 for a Half Rev, and $1500 for a Full Rev.
Racing for TEAM FIGHT and raising the above minimums will include:
- Custom TEAM FIGHT Tri Uniform
- TEAM FIGHT “In Training” Tech Shirt
- Training plans
- Personalized on-line fundraising tool and support
- Water Bottle
- Registration deducted from fundraising
- Passionate and Supportive Teammates
- VIP area at race venue
Athletes that raise $2,500 will receive:
- All of the Above
- Exclusive TEAM FIGHT/Rev3 Jacket
- Individual Recognition at Rev3 Event
The Rev3 Top Fundraiser for the season will receive:
- All of the Above AND
- Crystal Award Presentation/Recognition at end of season
- Entry and accommodations for Rev3 Costa Rica 2012
“I am very excited about the opportunity to introduce “Team Fight” and The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults to our Rev3 athletes. It is a rare & wonderful opportunity to be able to partner with a group, such as UCF, whom is excited to get involved and grow with us!” says LJ White, Director of Revolution 3. “They will be an integral part of all our races, and we look forward to assisting them in empowering young adults to navigate the challenges of living with cancer. This partnership can make a difference, I look forward to it.”
Additionally, a Rev3 College Scholarship Fund has been created through this partnership. A college scholarship to be issued on an annual basis to a young adult cancer survivor will be presented at each Rev3 event.
“The team at Rev 3 has been generously supporting the UCF’s mission for the last few years and it is exciting to be able to have them side by side with us in the cancer fight. We are honored to be partnered with such a great organization such as Rev 3 and are looking forward to a fulfilling 2011 triathlon season,” said Satola.
Want your triathlon to affect the lives of those affected by Cancer? CLICK HERE and follow the steps!
If you would like to make a difference NOW and donate to The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults – CLICK HERE
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults is a founding member of the LIVESTRONGTM Young Adult Alliance and a national pioneer in developing innovative approaches in cancer support.