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PRESS RELEASES

July 9, 2010

Actress Gabrielle Union To Appear At All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run By Sports Authority & Nike

Award-winning actress Gabrielle Union will join Major League Baseball, Hall of Famers Rod Carew and Paul Molitor, former Angels Bobby Grich and Tim Salmon, and Jillian Michaels, star of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” and “Losing It With Jillian,” and show her support for cancer research and education at the All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run presented by Sports Authority and Nike, taking place on Sunday, July 11, 2010. Union will help begin the event and cheer on participants at the start line. The event will benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and City of Hope with Major League Baseball donating 100% of registration fees to the organizations.
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July 9, 2010

MLB And Mastercard Worldwide Announce 2010 All-Star “Hit It Here” Promotion Will Benefit SU2C

Major League Baseball and longtime official sponsor, MasterCard Worldwide, announced today that Stand Up To Cancer will be the recipient of donations in the “Hit It Here” in-stadium promotion during MLB All-Star Week. The promotion is a component of the Major League Baseball “Going Beyond” initiative, an ongoing commitment to raise funds and awareness for charitable initiatives and to celebrate the importance of community service. The first home run to directly strike one of the MasterCard “Hit It Here” signs in Angel Stadium during the 2010 State Farm® Home Run Derby or the 2010 MLB All-Star Game will result in MasterCard donating $1 million to Stand Up To Cancer. If a sign is hit during both events, MasterCard will donate a total of $2 million.
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June 24, 2010

Tim Salmon to Appear at MLB® All-Star 5K

Former Angels outfielder Tim Salmon is proudly showing his support for cancer research and education by joining Major League Baseball, Angels Hall of Famer Bobby Grich and Jillian Michaels, star of The Biggest Loser and Losing It With Jillian, at the All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run presented by Sports Authority and Nike, taking place on Sunday, July 11, 2010. Salmon will be handing out medals and congratulating participants as they cross the finish line. The event will benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and City of Hope with Major League Baseball donating 100% of registration fees to the organizations.
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June 16, 2010

Jillian Michaels to Host All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run

America’s Wellness Coach and Stand Up To Cancer Ambassador, Jillian Michaels, star of The Biggest Loser and Losing It With Jillian, is proudly showing her support for cancer research and education by joining Major League Baseball and Angels Hall of Famer Bobby Grich at the All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run presented by Sports Authority and Nike, taking place on Sunday, July 11, 2010. Michaels will encourage, hand out medals and congratulate participants as they cross the finish line. The event will benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and City of Hope with Major League Baseball donating 100% of registration fees to the organizations.
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June 11, 2010

Sony Computer Entertainment America Pitches In to Support Stand Up To Cancer

Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA), Major League Baseball, and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) are teaming up to fight cancer this year. Beginning June 13 through July 10, for every copy of MLB®10 The Show™ purchased for PlayStation®3 (PS3™) in retail stores, SCEA will donate $10 of its proceeds to SU2C to fuel research centered on getting new treatments to patients quickly and saving lives. Baseball fans across the U.S. now will have the opportunity to play the most authentic and realistic baseball game in MLB 10 The Show while also joining the ever-growing SU2C community to raise awareness and funds for cancer research.
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May 14, 2010

San Diego Padres Join Forces With Stand Up To Cancer

Beginning May 14, signing walls will be displayed at the Home Plate and East Village entrances to PETCO Park. Throughout the season, all fans will be encouraged to sign the wall in tribute to friends or family members impacted by cancer. During the final homestand of the season, the outfield wall at PETCO Park will be replaced with this honorary wall.
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May 13, 2010

SU2C Returns to Primetime With A Star-Studded Broadcast on September 10th

Two years after an historic fundraising telecast and the start of a groundbreaking grassroots movement, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) will return to primetime television on September 10, 2010, at 8PM EST & PST / 7PM CT, with a star-studded appeal to build continuing public support and donations for cutting-edge cancer research that translates at a rapid pace from the laboratory to treatments and technologies that benefit patients.
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April 13, 2010

Toby Keith, Academy of Country Music Lifting Lives & SU2C Partner to Raise Funds For Cancer Research

The Academy of Country Music announced today that for the second consecutive year ACM Lifting LivesTM will partner with an artist and a benefiting charity to create a special moment on at the 45th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, broadcast LIVE from MGM GRAND in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 18th, 2010 at 8:00 PM LIVE ET/ DELAYED PT on the CBS Television Network.
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April 13, 2010

MLB All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run By Nike Benefiting Cancer Charities Returns To 2010 All-Star

Major League Baseball today announced the return of the All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run presented by Nike, which will take place on Sunday, July 11, 2010. MLB will donate all net-proceeds from the event to four charities supporting cancer research and education – Prostate Cancer Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and City of Hope.
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February 9, 2010

New Lineup Of Artists Join Stand Up To Cancer On Demand

Comcast Corporation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) have launched the second installment of musical assets for Stand Up 2 Cancer On Demand, the first-ever video-on-demand (VOD) initiative focused on broadening awareness and raising funds for innovative cancer research, which debuted on Comcast in December. Twenty-eight additional artists are providing content to On Demand, adding to the library of musical entertainment that already includes many of the world’s biggest stars. In addition, select content from Stand Up 2 Cancer On Demand is available on comcast.net.
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