The Cause

What Is Team Roswell?

Team Roswell is a community-driven fundraising program to benefit cancer research and patient-care programs at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

This community is made up of people just like you – people looking to make a real impact. We can all do something to advance cancer research, and no matter what your something is, you’ve joined a team of champions with a common goal: curing cancer. Whether you’re running a 5K or collecting donations to celebrate your birthday, you can turn your passions, hobbies and special moments into funding for the next lifesaving cancer treatments.

Fundraise for What Matters to You

When you fundraise with Team Roswell, you have the choice to support a specific area of cancer research or a particular quality-of-life program that means something to you. During your registration, you can designate your fundraising dollars by selecting from the drop-down menu. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please use the write-in option.

The funds raised through Team Roswell go directly through the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that manages all donations to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

What is Roswell Park?

Driven to eliminate cancer’s grip on humanity, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has a long history of cancer care. Founded in 1898 as the nation’s first cancer research center, Roswell Park grew from the vision of Dr. Roswell Park. Today, Roswell Park is one of the leading cancer facilities in the country. Its research has led to historic breakthroughs in the way cancer is understood, prevented and cured. That expertise also enhances how the next generation of physician leaders is trained.

Research With a Global Impact

Roswell Park has many researchers who bring their expertise to patients through innovative cancer therapies. The funds raised through Team Roswell help researchers investigate new treatment options and facilitate clinical trials for both common and rare types of cancers.

Quality-of-Life Programs

The faculty and staff at Roswell Park are committed to developing impactful quality-of-life programs for patients and their families. Donations raised through Team Roswell go directly to fund these programs, such as free wigs and head coverings for patients through Roswell Park’s Resource Center and comfort kits for overnight hospital stays.

Donate With Confidence

Charity Navigator, an independent charity evaluator, has given the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation its highest possible rating of 4 out of 4 stars for four years in a row. This is Charity Navigator’s highest seal of approval. This rating indicates that the Alliance Foundation adheres to sector best practices, exceeds industry standards, executes its mission in a financially efficient way and outperforms most charities in its area of work.

The Foundation is proud to receive this recognition for charitable excellence. We’ll keep on funding cutting-edge research and patient-support programs for as long as it takes to cure cancer.

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