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February 4, 2010

SU2C And Microsoft Join Together With “The Big Bang Theory’s” Jim Parsons

Microsoft is supporting Stand Up To Cancer by providing a pro-bono media campaign which premieres on World Cancer Day and runs for one month (February 4, 2010 – March 8, 2010) on Xbox LIVE®, MSN Games and within a number of Xbox game titles. The campaign brings awareness to SU2C and also launches SU2C’s Up2 You + Me Video featuring Jim Parsons of the hit TV show The Big Bang Theory.
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December 15, 2009

Comcast & SU2C Launch Video-On-Demand Effort To Broaden Awareness & Raise Funds For Cancer Research

Comcast Corporation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) have joined together to create the first-ever video-on-demand (VOD) initiative Stand Up 2 Cancer On Demand to broaden awareness and raise critical funds for innovative cancer research. Debuting exclusively on Comcast beginning December 15th, Stand Up 2 Cancer On Demand will feature an extraordinary library of musical entertainment including hundreds of music videos from many of the world’s biggest stars and groups.
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December 7, 2009

Stand Up To Cancer Funds High-risk/High-reward Cancer Research by 13 Young Scientists

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announced today that it is awarding $9.68 million to support high-risk/high-reward cancer research conducted by 13 young scientists. Over a three-year period, each investigator will receive a total of up to $750,000 as part of SU2C’s Innovative Research Grants program, which supports the next generation of cancer research leaders.
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November 6, 2009

Katie Couric, Terrence Howard, Minka Kelly & John Kruk “Stand Up” For Mastercard “Priceless” Spot

Major League Baseball, MasterCard Worldwide and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) joined together for a historic in-stadium and televised event which occurred during Game Three of the 2009 World Series on Saturday, October 31, and incorporated the live crowd inside Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia into a “Priceless” public awareness spot produced by Stand Up To Cancer Founding Member Laura Ziskin. The spot aired between the start of the second inning and was broadcast live on FOX as well as inside the stadium. Near the conclusion of the 30-second spot – which celebrates the powerful emotions baseball creates – the action turned live to the ballpark, where CBS News anchor Katie Couric, Former Phillies first baseman (and cancer survivor) actors Terrence Howard and Minka Kelly (both of whom lost their mothers to cancer) encouraged the rest of the crowd and the viewing audience to “stand up” to cancer.
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October 30, 2009

Live “Standing Up To Cancer: Priceless” Mastercard Spot To Air During Game Three Of World Series

Major League Baseball, MasterCard Worldwide and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) have joined together for an historic live event to occur during Game Three of the 2009 World Series on Saturday, October 31, incorporating the live crowd inside Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia into a “Priceless” public awareness spot produced by Stand Up To Cancer Founding Member Laura Ziskin. The spot will air between the start of the second and end of the third innings and will be broadcast live on FOX as well as inside the stadium. Near the conclusion of the 30-second spot – which celebrates the powerful emotions baseball creates – the action will turn live to the ballpark, where actors Terrence Howard and Minka Kelly will encourage the rest of the crowd and the viewing audience to “stand up” to cancer.
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October 26, 2009

Major League Baseball Celebrates Community Service At World Series With Unprecedented Events

Major League Baseball will celebrate the 2009 World Series by raising awareness for the causes of veterans, giving back, cancer research and youth development as a continuation of its “Going Beyond” initiative.
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October 7, 2009

MLB and MasterCard Worldwide Expand Charitable Partnership with SU2C Throughout 2009 Postseason

Major League Baseball and MasterCard Worldwide have expanded their charitable relationship with Stand Up To Cancer throughout the 2009 Postseason. MasterCard will donate $1 million to Stand Up To Cancer if a “Hit It Here” sign in the outfield is hit with a home run during Game 3 of the World Series. In addition, MasterCard will also donate $1,000 for every home run hit throughout the entire Postseason. The MLB Division Series begins Wednesday, October 7 exclusively on TBS. The National League Championship Series begins Thursday, October 15 on TBS, with the American League Championship Series beginning the following day on FOX. Game 3 of the World Series will take place on Saturday, October 31 on FOX.
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July 9, 2009

Cancer Charities Unite For The All-Star Charity 5K & Fun Run Presented By Sports Authority & Nike

In an unprecedented display of unity among organizations engaged in the fight against cancer, Michael Milken, founder of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Sherry Lansing, a founding member of Stand Up To Cancer and Susan G. Komen for the Cure founder, Ambassador Nancy Brinker will come together at the first-ever All-Star Charity 5K & Fun Run presented by Sports Authority and Nike on Sunday, July 12. The leaders will be joining Gold Medalist and Stand Up to Cancer Ambassador Shawn Johnson and baseball Hall of Famers Lou Brock, Rollie Fingers, Brooks Robinson and former Cardinal Vince Coleman. All race-related net proceeds will be donated equally to the three charities supporting cancer research and education as part of the 2009 MLB All-Star Summer program dedicated to charitable initiatives and giving back to the community.
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July 8, 2009

MLB And Mastercard Worldwide Announce 2009 All-Star “Hit It Here”

Major League Baseball and MasterCard Worldwide announced today that Stand Up To Cancer, for the first time, will be the recipient of donations in the “Hit It Here” in-stadium promotion during All-Star Week. The promotion is part of Major League Baseball’s commitment to dedicating 2009 All-Star Summer to raising funds and awareness for charitable initiatives and celebrating the importance of community service. The first home run to directly strike one of the MasterCard “Hit It Here” signs in Busch Stadium during the 2009 State Farm® Home Run Derby or the 2009 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. In previous years, the promotion was designed to award a lucky fan in attendance at the events.
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June 30, 2009

Gold Medal Gymnast Shawn Johnson To Host All-Star Charity 5K & Fun Run By Sports Authority & Nike

Gold Medalist and Stand Up to Cancer Ambassador Shawn Johnson is proudly showing her support for cancer research by joining baseball greats Lou Brock, Rollie Fingers, Brooks Robinson and Vince Coleman to cheer on the participants at the first-ever All-Star Charity 5K & Fun Run presented by Sports Authority and Nike on Sunday, July 12. Johnson, a four-time medalist at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing, will kick-start the event by beginning the race and encouraging fans as they complete the course. This event is part of the 2009 MLB All-Star Summer program dedicated to charitable initiatives and giving back to the community. All race related net proceeds will be donated equally to three charities—Stand Up To Cancer, the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
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