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The Dragon Boat Festival is a popular event every October

The Dragon Boat Festival happens along the Schuylkill River every October. Since the first event in 2002, festival participants and supporters have raised more than $1 million for Fox Chase. Thank you to the teams and all who support Fox Chase Cancer Center through this event.
This year it was November 7, 2015 (rain date rescheduled from October 3, 2015).

Take Part and Help Support Fox Chase Cancer Center

Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia holds special events all year to provide cancer education and to benefit the Center. Funds raised go to cancer research, prevention and treatment at Fox Chase. We also partner with community groups to help raise cancer awareness and support. Please join us by taking part in the great events coming up. To learn more, please call our special events office at 215-728-3163.

Run, Walk, and Play for Fox Chase

Athletic fundraising eventsEvery spring, various cancer advocacy organizations host walks, runs, and special events throughout the Philadelphia region to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. 

Many employees from Fox Chase as well as other entities within TUHS help to lead and take part in these community events.

Join them to support Fox Chase Cancer Center.


Paws for the Cause

Paws for the Cause, October 18, 2015

Calling all dogs and dog-lovers for a one-mile dog walk
Join us for the 16th Annual Paws for the Cause
October 18, 2015
Paws walk time: 9 am – 12 pm
Individuals who fund-raise $100 or more will get a free Paws t-shirt!


Cancer Conversations at Fox Chase Cancer CenterJoin us at Fox Chase Cancer Center for a series of conversations with authors, filmmakers and others about living with cancer.