Purchase a raffle ticket for $5 from now until September 4 for a chance to win a HOF inscribed autographed NFL football by Brian Urlacher, along with a copy of our book "Super Van Tackles Cancer" a $500 value.
Urlacher graduated from the University of New Mexico and played from 2000-2012 Chicago Bears
13 seasons, 182 games … Selected as 9th player overall in 1st round of 2000 NFL Draft by Bears … Named Defensive Rookie of the Year after registering a career-high 8 sacks and two interceptions … Named NFL’s Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year, 2005 after helping Bears lead NFL in fewest points allowed by posting 171 tackles, including 10 tackles for loss, and six sacks …
"The game of life is like the game of football, you have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you have a chance."
The Tackles4Cancer mission is to improve the quality of life for cancer patients through transportation. We organize fundraisers, and community-building events to support our mission.
The National Cancer Institute reported that 20% of cancer patients will cancel or delay treatment due to lack of transportation resources.
Click the link below to Sponsor A Ride and help us reach our goal to provide 1000 rides for cancer patients this year!
Since 2014 Tackles4Cancer has supported efforts directly and indirectly raising over $250,000. 90% of the funds benefitted local charities and communities. We have also accounted for over 400 community hours.
Dr. Michelle Ludwig discusses transportation challenges for cancer patients undergoing treatment in support of Tackles4Cancer. Dr Ludwig is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Baylor College of Medicine Dan L Duncan Cancer Center, A National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer treatment facility.
A tale inspired by a true story!
The Founder of Tackles4Cancer co-wrote this story with six-year-old Van Johnson who was diagnosed with cancer while undergoing a routine physical for a flag football league in Sugarland, Texas. It is a battle that no six-year-old child should have to face.
Tackles4Cancer is teaming up with Team Carson to launch Carsons Tees. Carson is a recent Pediatric Cancer Survivor and a kindred spirit. In fact,
Team Carson has been actively involved in the community raising funds for cancer patients by selling custom t-shirts.
The 67 Challenge enables us to partner with communities and sports organizations to donate
67 cents per tackle or touchdown for their favorite team throughout the regular season and playoffs.
Sock it for sport, training, and fashion with signature Tackles4Cancer 'Cancer Socks'. This high-end custom knit sock has unique insulating, moisture-managing, and odor-fighting
October 20, 2018 at Stude Park. Be a super hero and help us tackle cancer at the Super Hero 5K/1K (run/walk) for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
It would've been very challenging for me to have gone through cancer treatment without Tackles4Cancer providing transportation. ---Chris
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