Category Archives: Volunteerism

An Extra Ounce of Fight

This blog is written by one of our summer interns, Christina Sheridan. You can read more about Christina on her bio page. http://www.ulmanfund.org/About-Us/Our-Team/Christina-Sheridan.aspx ************************************************************************************* As I began to think about my first ever UCF blog post, a lot of ideas … Continue reading

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Run Across America!!! Thoughts from Chris Jarc

Driving across America with the RV, I was totally excited about everything!  I wasn’t sure how everything was going to go down, but I was up in this to get it done!  There are so many awesome people at the … Continue reading

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What our volunteers mean to us…

It is National Volunteer Appreciation week and as the Special Events and Volunteer Coordinator, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on how much our volunteers mean to us at the Ulman Cancer Fund. Volunteers are so critical to … Continue reading

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The first day of the rest of your life – Cancer Survivorship

Surviving cancer, the point in time when cancer treatment has ceased, marks a milestone moment in one’s cancer journey. The likely possibility of living beyond treatment is, of course, overwhelmingly positive news for patients and their families. However, the reality … Continue reading

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Introducing Pedal Pals

I hope you are doing well and having a great week!  I would like to introduce you to a brand new initiative called Pedal Pals, which is taking place this summer with the 4K for Cancer.  In brief, the 4K … Continue reading

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UCF’s Blue Jeans Ball 2012

On Saturday, January 28th, almost 500 supporters and guests gathered at the Spear Center in Columbia to celebrate the Blue Jeans Ball, UCF’s annual anniversary and awards gala. We honored amazing individual and partners who contribute on so many levels … Continue reading

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Cancer to 5K Gives Cancer Survivors Something to Celebrate

We are currently recruiting participants and volunteer for the Spring 2012 Cancer to 5K teams in Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Howard County! Cancer to 5K is a 12-week, free running program for cancer survivors, and is open to participants of … Continue reading

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Thank You for Making the Holiday Brighter!

The Third Annual Holiday Gift Drive for families affected by cancer was an incredible success! When we first started to reach out to families affected by cancer around Baltimore and Howard County, we never could have imagined the outpouring of … Continue reading

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Thank you Half Full Triathlon Volunteers!

On Behalf of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Board and Staff, THANK YOU so much to all the wonderful volunteers who braved the elements to come out and support the 2nd Annual Half Full Triathlon benefiting the Ulman … 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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