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Johnson Cancer Research Center

Special Thanks

We are grateful to the individuals, organizations and businesses who so generously and enthusiastically support K-State cancer research and education. Here, we recognize a few outstanding supporters.

Our Radio/Digital Partners

Alpha Media 580 WIBW AM partners with Coach Bill Snyder on the Wildcat Challenge to Tackle Cancer.

Local media outlets Manhattan Broadcasting, Alpha Media, Eagle Communications and GoPowercat.com support us throughout the year and especially during our fall Fighting for a Cure campaign!

Other radio stations across Kansas and the region air our Coach Bill Snyder public service announcement: KCSP 610 Sports in Kansas City, Ad Astra Radio, Cumulus Radio StationsEagle Communications, KWLS/Giddyup RadioMany Signals Communications, Rocking M Radio, Seward County Broadcasting and Mid-America Ag Network/Steckline Communications.

K-State Student Organizations

  • K-State Cancer Fighters help with all kinds of outreach and fundraising activities.
  • Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity has fundraisers like prize drawings, barbecues, and more, and helps us with activities.
  • Phi Eta Sigma freshman honorary has an annual bowling tournament and other supportive activities.
  • Sigma Alpha professional agriculture sorority has helped with KVRA's Tough Enough to Wear Pink rodeo and our Pink Power Luncheon.

Kaw Valley Rodeo Association sponsors the Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo.

Sandy Regier & Family host the Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament.

Dave Lewis and friends throw the groovy Pink & Purple Polyester Party!

Mason’s Wish

Mason’s Wish is the fundraising campaign of Mason Wolfe, whose father has been battling cancer since 2007. She and her mom Nancy sell candles and other items, and partner with Western States Fire Protection on a golf tournament, all to raise money for K-State cancer research. In 2009, at only 12 years of age, she made her first donation of $11,000! They have raised more than $124,000 for the center as of fall 2018! She has won awards recognizing her charitable service, including the Everyday Hero Award presented by Denver Channel 7 (video below). Read more about the Wolfes in our 2014 Conquest magazine.