Riley Creek Pharmacy Purse Bingo

“BINGO!” was shouted many times the night of April 24 as 200 players gathered to raise money in support of the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at the OSUCCC – James. Through the donations of local businesses, designer purses were purchased and used as prizes for the Riley Creek Pharmacy’s first annual Purse Bingo night! There were 20 rounds of Bingo played, and a purse prize was awarded at the end of each round. More than $7,000 was raised that evening. Riley Creek chose to support the Spielman Fund because several people from their community have been affected by breast cancer. One of their guests was nominated for a Stefanie’s Champions award one year ago, so it is a fund that is close to their hearts. Please visit the Riley Creek Pharmacy page on Facebook for additional information.

Angel Open Golf Outing

The shotgun was heard by all at Oakhaven Golf Course on June 6 as teams took the course and showed their support of the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research. The outing involved a golf scramble, lunch, a speaking program with Dr. Julia White from the OSUCCC – James, raffle items and silent auction. The Angel Open, now in its 14th year, has raised more than $360,000 in the fight against cancer. Visit angelopen.com to learn more.

Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving

In March, Jersey Mike’s known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled East Coast-style subs, hosted their 4th Annual Month of Giving. This will be the second year the local Jersey Mike’s co-op campaign will support breast cancer research by donating their campaign proceeds to the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. All throughout March, customers could make a $1, $3 or $5 donation at the register to the Spielman Fund. And on March 26, one hundred percent of the proceeds from Jersey Mike’s orders benefited the fund. Representatives from the Spielman Fund were on-site at three local Jersey Mike’s stores to hand out giveaways. This year has been Jersey Mike’s most successful Month of Giving ever! Jersey Mike’s raised $2.1 million nationally, for 105 charity partners and $27,859.68 was raised for the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research by our local Jersey Mike stores.

Turtles Fore Spielman

Over 120 participants attended the 2nd annual golf outing at Little Turtle Golf Club in Westerville, Ohio on July 26th. The event hosted a golf tournament, along with fundraising activities such as a silent auction and raffle ticket sales, dinner and speaking program. Charles Shapiro, MD spoke on behalf of the OSUCCC – James and the Spielman Fund. Additional dollars for the fund are raised throughout the year at card tournaments held by club members. In total, the Turtles Fore Spielman event has raised more than $88,000 in two years to benefit the Spielman Fund. For additional information on this event please contact turtlesforspielman@littleturtlegc.com.

Embrace the First Step

On July 14, eight amazing athletes set out to “take it to the top” by climbing Mount Rainier while raising funds and awareness for the Spielman Fund. The climbers trekked for three days through the wilderness and glaciers of Mount Rainier on their way to the summit and reached an elevation of 14,411 feet. The funds raised were split between 8 different organizations. Mike Roderick, founder of EmbraceTheFirstStep.org created the climbing event with the goal of using athletic events to raise funds. The first annual climb raised $15,000 for the Spielman Fund. For more information please visit www.embracethefirststep.org.

Subaru “Share the Love”

Subaru of America, Inc. has donated $35 million to nonprofits over the past six years through its annual “Share the Love” event. During the event held at the end of each year, Subaru donates $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased. Customers who purchased or leased a vehicle during that period could select one of five national charities to receive the donation. In addition to the five national organizations, Subaru retailers were given the opportunity to support another charity from their local community. Byers Mazda Subaru of Dublin, Ohio picked the Spielman Fund as an option for the buyer to support a local charity to benefit from this campaign. Look for continued support of the Spielman Fund through future Subaru “Share the Love” campaigns. To learn more about this dealership, see www.buyersmazdasubaru.com.

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