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Help us fund critical cancer research by joining us for one of our four signature annual events or an event organized by one of our many supporters. From cocktail parties to golf tournaments to 5k run/walks, we have something for everyone!


University of Colorado Cancer Center Signature Events


Libations for Life - October 6, 2016

Gift of Life & Breath 5k Run/Walk – May 21, 2016

Dinner in White - TBD August 2016

Men’s Event - TBD November 2016


Create Your Own Event

Don’t find something here that connects with your passions?  Want to raise money in honor of a loved one, for a specific cancer research or doctor? The CU Cancer Center team can provide guidance to get your event off of the ground with our Community Partner Guidelines.  Volunteer-driven events are a vital part of our fundraising efforts.  For more information, contact Lindsay Gemberling by email or at 303-724-7823.


Volunteer Opportunities

Please read the tabs below for information on the various ways you can volunteer in support of the CU Cancer Center.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Lindsay Gemberling at 303-724-7823 or by email.



Event Committees: Each of our signature events is planned by a volunteer committee. Volunteer to be a committee member!

Day-of Event Volunteers: Our signature events come together thanks to dedicated volunteers who help us set up, execute and tear down the events. Join us the day of for all the excitement!

Volunteer-Driven Event: Gather the support of your network of friends, family and co-workers and plan your own event. Click here to learn more!

Share Your Story!

Have a story of how cancer has impacted your life? Share it with us and we may use it as a Colorado Cancer Blogs post or a story in an e-newsletter. We may also ask you to be featured in a mailing campaign, if you are interested.

House Parties: Hold an awareness and/or fundraising event for the University of Colorado Cancer Center, inviting your network of friends, family and co-workers to learn more about cancer research and treatment at Colorado’s leading cancer institution.

Be an Advocate for the University of Colorado Cancer Center on social media and through word of mouth. Need guidance on what to say? Contact us for help or follow us on Facebook and Twitter – sharing/re-tweeting is always appreciated!


If you are interested in healthcare setting volunteering, please connect with our partners at University of Colorado Hospital.  They coordinate these efforts for the clinical side of the CU Cancer Center.