Varsity Team Rally: GOpher a Cure!

The annual Varsity Team Rally event was created in 2011 to raise money for critical early cancer research at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. Since its inception, more than $800,000 has been raised--well on the way to the ultimate goal of $1 million for cancer research by 2020.

Varsity Team Rally Community Fundraiser

Help us GOpher a Cure! at Varsity Team Rally 2018
Wednesday, October 3, 2018; 6-9 p.m.
TCF Bank Stadium, Club Room; University of Minnesota

Tickets for the casual, all-inclusive evening are $1,100/person ($1,000 tax deductible)

Pre-game Cocktail & Hors D'oeuvre Reception
Social Hour Huddle with U of MN Cancer Researchers
All-Star Educational Panel discussing the latest in Cancer Research
Victorious Buffet Dinner catered by Kafe 421
Post-game Gift Bags
Free Parking

Varsity team rally photo

Varsity team rally photo

Varsity team rally photo

Discover How Cancer Research is Making Hope Happen

Suit-up in your Gopher game-day apparel and prepare for an inspiring and educational evening with stories from cancer survivors, world-renowned researchers, and healthcare community leaders.

Emceed by Stephanie Hansen, My Talk 107.1 Radio Host and Cancer Survivor, this year's event will highlight the Advancements in Precision-Medicine Research using biomarkers to individualize cancer prevention and personalize treatment. Through immunotherapy, chemoprevention and clinical trials, researchers at the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center are bringing promising cancer treatments to all Minnesotans--close to home.

Watch this space for more exciting speakers!

Consider becoming one of our event sponsors! Watch the video and contact Mary Wippermann,, to learn more.

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