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K-State 'Fighting For a Cure' Shirt

The 4th Annual K-State Fighting for a Cure Day is October 14, 2017!

Coach Snyder holding Fighting for a Cure shirt


Show your pride in K-State cancer research with a Fighting for a Cure shirt (purchasing info below), and wear it to the home football game or anywhere Oct. 14, 2017, for the fourth annual K-State Fighting for a Cure Day.

Cheer on the 'Cats with us that day at the College of Arts & Sciences Tailgate Party in Cat Town, and enjoy the K-State Marching Band's special halftime salute. (See Marching Band's 2016 "Beat Cancer" formation.)

Join K-State Football's first lady Sharon Snyder and the Snyder family, Emmy Award-winning actor and K-State alum Eric Stonestreet, former K-State and Kansas City Chiefs football player Kevin Lockett, K-State President & First Lady Richard & Mary Jo Myers, Band Director Frank Tracz and many others in celebrating the university's fight against cancer and honoring its cancer survivors and researchers with a Fighting for a Cure shirt.

About the shirtsFighting for a Cure Shirt

The shirts (Gildan brand, 100% cotton) are purple with a white Powercat and the phrase "fighting ever fighting for a cure," inspired by the K-State fight song, "Wildcat Victory."

SIZES we have in stock:
-Men's Small through 3XL
-Ladies' XS through XL The width is the same as the men's, but the shoulders are narrower and the sleeves and body are shorter. (These are not the same "junior" style shirts as in the past.)
-Youth Medium, Large and XL

Purchase shirts

IN PERSON: Shirts are $20 each. All proceeds support K-State cancer research. They can be purchased at our center, 1 Chalmers Hall, 1711 Claflin Rd., Manhattan (enter through courtyard at Claflin & 17th/Pedestrian Mall, right across the pedestrian mall from Gen. Myers Hall), or we will ship.

NOTE: Shirts will also be sold at the Sunny 102.5 FM tent at Purple Power Play in Manhattan City Park Thu. and Fri., Aug. 31 and Sept. 1.

ONLINE at our K-State Fights Cancer Webstore powered by N Zone. Shipping costs $6.50 for 1-2 shirts or $13.50 for 3-8 shirts. For more than 8 shirts, please contact our center, 785-532-6705 or cancerresearch@ksu.edu.

Spread the word!

Post photos on social media of you and your friends wearing the shirt, and use the hashtag #HelpKStateFightCancer!

View photos of K-State celebrities and other friends in 2014, 2015 and 2016 on Facebook. You do not need a Facebook account to view them.



Thanks to everyone who has bought and helped us sell shirts, and united in wearing them on Fighting for a Cure Day these past few years! Your support has helped raise $30,500! We also appreciate the support of Coach Bill Snyder and First Lady of K-State Football Sharon Snyder and the Snyder family, K-State alum and Emmy Award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet, former K-State Wildcat and Kansas City Chiefs football player Kevin Lockett, the K-State Marching Band and many others as they showed their pride in K-State's fight against cancer.