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September 16, 2010

eBay Charity Auction Extended with New Items

Stand Up To Cancer (www.standup2cancer.org) is extending its partnership with eBay Giving Works by offering additional incredible charity auction experience packages that will raise funds for innovative cancer research. The second wave of auction items will launch on September 16, 2010 at 7pm EST and come to a close September 21, 2010 at 7pm EST.
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September 15, 2010

SU2C Announces More Than $80 Million Pledged So Far

Stand Up To Cancer today announced that in connection with the September 10, 2010, simultaneous commercial-free telecast, more than $80 million has been pledged so far to accelerate ground-breaking research and bring new treatments to patients as quickly as possible. The telecast is available online at www.su2c.org/2010show. Donations can continue to be made online at www.su2c.org and at 1-888-90-STAND (78263).
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September 7, 2010

Stand Up To Cancer Teams Up With eBay Giving Works For Special Online Charity Auction

Stand Up To Cancer (www.standup2cancer.org) is once again joining forces with eBay Giving Works to offer incredible charity auction experience packages in Film, Television, Music, Broadway and Sports that will raise funds for innovative cancer research.
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September 1, 2010

More Celebrities Join the Stand Up To Cancer TV Event

The extraordinary lineup of actors, musicians, athletes and journalists participating in the Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) primetime roadblock television fundraising event (September 10, 2010, at 8PM EST & PST / 7PM CT) continues to grow. The following supporters have now joined the broadcast: Elizabeth Banks, Kathy Bates, Sir Richard Branson, Michael Chiklis, George Clooney, Baron Davis, Emily Deschanel, Bill Hader, Dorothy Hamill, Anne Heche, Cheryl Hines, Randy Jackson, George Karl, Dr. Jon Lapook, Rob Lowe, Jane Lynch, Marlee Matlin, Shareen Mitchell, Olivia Munn, Lisa Niemi, Kelly Osbourne, Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Passmore, Will Smith, Sam Trammell, Denzel Washington, Aaron Yoo and Renée Zellweger.
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August 26, 2010

Virgin America Joins The Fight Against Cancer

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing travel, today announce a unique partnership to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. As SU2C’s Official Domestic Airline partner, Virgin America (with Virgin Unite) has pledged to support SU2C’s mission through a multi-year in-kind travel partnership, Company fundraising and other joint efforts to drive awareness and funding for lifesaving cancer research. As of September 3, 2010, guests on Virgin America will be able to join the SU2C movement at 35,000 feet via the Red™ entertainment platform. Virgin America flight guests can visit the Shop “Make a Difference” section on the Red platform, choose a donation, swipe a credit card and join the fight to bring an end to cancer – right from their seatback touch-screen. 100% of the funds will go to cancer research and efforts designed to speed groundbreaking treatments to patients.
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August 19, 2010

Sept. 10th One-Hour Fundraising Broadcast To Feature Luminaries From Film, TV, Music, News & Sports

An extraordinary line-up of actors, musicians, athletes and journalists have banded together for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the groundbreaking initiative aimed at raising funds to accelerate innovative cancer research bringing new therapies to patients quickly that will saves lives now. Stand Up To Cancer will return to primetime TV on September 10, 2010, at 8PM EST & PST / 7PM CT. The one-hour fundraising event will be simulcast live and commercial-free on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Bio, Discovery Health, E!, G4, HBO, HBO Latino, MLB Network, mun2, Showtime, Smithsonian Channel, The Style Network, TV One, and VH1.
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August 17, 2010

SU2C “Teams” Up with CBS’ Survivor for Online Fundraising Program to “Challenge The Odds”

As part of a new long-term alliance, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is gearing up for its next Team Fundraising Challenge by joining forces with one of television’s most popular shows, Survivor on CBS. For the first time ever, Survivor will stand up and issue the “Challenge The Odds” Team Challenge with Stand Up To Cancer Ambassador and winner of Survivor: Africa, Ethan Zohn. Zohn, whose Hodgkin’s lymphoma is in remission, appeared on CBS News’s The Early Show this morning to announce the partnership and his new role as spokesperson for the Survivor team’s SU2C fundraising efforts. CBS will engage its viewers on-air and online through Survivor fan sites in the challenge. The SU2C fundraising widget is available to all SU2C Team Community participants to share on blogs and social media platforms (i.e., Facebook and Twitter) in order to rally support and encourage donations.
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August 3, 2010

Young Hollywood Bands Together to Stand Up To Cancer

More than a dozen of Hollywood’s young stars – a cast including Zac Efron, Dakota Fanning, Andrew Garfield, Vanessa Hudgens, Logan Lerman, Kristen Bell, Jon Heder, Aubrey Plaza, Zachary Levi, Sofia Vassilieva, Clark Duke, Olivia Munn, Naya Rivera, Donald Faison, Aaron Yoo and William Moseley – have joined together for a new public service campaign called “Change The Odds,” in support of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), an initiative raising critical funds for innovative cancer research. The SU2C “Change the Odds” PSA launched online today and will be featured on the upcoming SU2C broadcast event on September 10th. To access the video, please visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwC87ZKF1dQ.
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July 27, 2010

MLB.com Stand Up Stadiums: Help Strike Out Cancer!

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the charitable initiative supporting groundbreaking research aimed at getting new cancer treatments to patients in an accelerated timeframe, and MLB.com, the official Web site of Major League Baseball, announced today a new online program for fans to contribute directly to cancer research while honoring loved ones touched by cancer with customized baseball virtual goods from their favorite ballparks.
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July 13, 2010

Fox, VH1, HBO Latino, TV One, G4 Join ABC, CBS, NBC and Other Cable Channels Airing SU2C Event Live

The Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) television event is set to air live and commercial-free on FOX, September 10, 2010, at 8p.m. EST & PST / 7 p.m. CST. Joining ABC, CBS and NBC, FOX will donate one hour of live simultaneous commercial-free primetime for the nationally televised September 10th fundraising special, to be broadcast from Los Angeles. Additionally, VH1, HBO Latino, TV One and G4 have agreed to air the SU2C event. They join HBO, Discovery Health, E!, MLB Network and The Style Network for an historic evening to raise much-needed funds for groundbreaking cancer research.
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