Monthly Archives: June 2011

Team Fight Race Report – Celebration Triathlon

Well June was a busy month to say the least!  With 4 events within the month, Team Fight was out and about and HARD TO MISS!  The month finished up with our 7th event of year, the Celebration Triathlon! This … Continue reading

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A Peer Mentor Experience

UCF has an amazing group of Peer Mentor volunteers who go into the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center to meet with some of our young adult cancer patients. The next few paragraphs are directly from one of our peer … Continue reading

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Thank you from the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults!

On behalf of the staff and board of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, I want to express our heartfelt appreciation for coming out last week to support our Screw Cancer Brew Hope event! With over 300 people in … Continue reading

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Public Allies

As many of you know, I am finishing up a year of service through Volunteer Maryland. Volunteer Maryland is an AmeriCorps program that pairs a volunteer coordinator with a nonprofit to help build or to create new programs that will … Continue reading

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Race Report – Survivor 7 and Eagleman

This past weekend was a pretty inspirational one to say the least.  One of our busiest  so far, we had a Team Fight group racing at both Eagleman and Survivor 7, along with Cancer to 5k Howard County group’s first … Continue reading

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Our goal at the UCF is to connect young adults who have been affected by a cancer diagnosis. Young Adult Cancer Support (YACS) creates local communities of young adults committed to making a difference in the young adult cancer fight. … Continue reading

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Cancer to 5K – NOVA/DC Team

This past Sunday June 5, 2011 our NOVA/DC Cancer to 5K Team took to the streets of Bethesda to run their end of the season goal race, the Capital Crescent 5K.  Some of the participants shared their thoughts on the … Continue reading

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Help Wanted!!

I am looking for some help with the upcoming Celebration Triathlon. The Columbia Triathlon Association is a long time supporter of the Ulman Cancer Fund’s programs.  Our community partnership goes back many years! UCF has given back to CTA by … Continue reading

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Meet Jesse Schuman – UCF Summer Intern

My name is Jesse Schuman and to all of the UCF blog readers I am lucky enough to be one of UCF’s summer interns.  I’ve just finished up my first week and after coming in with no expectations as far … Continue reading

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For many of us, the Memorial Day Weekend marked the unofficial start of summer and a day to remember those that have served our country.  This past Memorial Day weekend, I spent time with an amazing group of 90 young … Continue reading

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