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Join K-State's fight against cancer

The Johnson Cancer Research Center is honored to receive gifts to support K-State’s fight against cancer. Your gift, which may be made in memory or honor of loved ones, helps to advance K-State's cancer research programs, update laboratories, and train students to be researchers.

Give online

LIMITED TIME MATCHED GIFT OPPORTUNITY: Thanks to a generous supporter of our center, gifts made to the Fighting for a Cure campaign will be matched up to $10,000 until Dec. 1, 2018. Give here to have your gift matched!  Learn more

You may give online through the KSU Foundation. You will be taken to the foundation's giving page that automatically selects our center as the recipient of your donation. First, you will be asked to log in, either as a Registered Donor, if you already have a giving account, or as a Guest, in which case you will have to give your name and some contact information.

To support the center's bold new vision to impact cancer, hire a new, world-class director, and become a National Cancer Institute Basic Laboratory Cancer Center, please use this link to make your gift.

Mail a gift

When mailing a gift, the donation form on our printable brochure can guide you through the information we need about who’s giving the gift, who it honors/memorializes, and who should receive notification of it. Mail it along with your gift to:

Cancer Research Fund
Kansas State University Foundation
PO Box 9200
Shawnee Mission, KS  66201-1800

When gifts are received at the center:

  • The donor is sent a thank-you letter from the center and a tax receipt from the KSU Foundation.
  • The individual(s) being honored, or another designee named by the donor, is notified of the gift (not the amount).

Funding is especially needed for:

  • Recruiting and hiring a new, world-class director, who will lead us to National Cancer Institute Basic Laboratory Cancer Center designation. (To support this specific effort, please use this link to make a gift.)
  • pilot studies expected to lead to major extramural grants and advancement of K-State cancer research.
  • cutting-edge technology and equipment.
  • attracting excellent cancer research faculty to K-State.

Other ways to support K-State cancer research

Fighting for a Cure shirt

Show your pride in K-State's fight against cancer, honor the K-State Family's cancer survivors and researchers, and support K-State cancer research and education with a Fighting for a Cure shirt.

Dillons Community Rewards program

Spend just a few minutes to register on the Dillons Community Rewards page, and Dillons will donate to us a portion of the amount you spend every time you shop!

Dillons Community Rewards 

Thank you for joining K-State’s fight against cancer! We appreciate your support!

In Memoriam

Here we share stories about some of our supporters and the loved ones they honored by establishing gifts in memory of them.