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Fighting For a Cure Day - Oct. 16, 2021

Coach Snyder holding 2021 Fighting for a Cure shirt


The K-State Family is fighting, ever fighting, for a cure! Get your 2021 shirt—or hat!—and wear it (or an old one) for K-State's 8th Annual Fighting for a Cure Day Sat., Oct. 16, 2021, in honor of K-State's cancer survivors and researchers! Watch for the K-State Marching Band's special halftime tribute and join us at our Tailgate Party in Cat Town!

Join former Head Football Coach Bill & Sharon Snyder, current Head Football Coach Chris Klieman, actor and alum Eric Stonestreet, former Wildcat and Chiefs football player Kevin Lockett,and many others in celebrating K-State's fight against cancer with a Fighting for a Cure shirt. 

Apparel proceeds benefit the Johnson Cancer Research Center at K-State. Don't want a shirt or hat? Donate to our Fighting for a Cure campaign.

2021 Fighting for a Cure Shirts AND HAT

Fighting for a Cure shirts and hat 2021

There's something for everyone this year! We have t-shirts in either purple or gray, women's and unisex baseball shirts in gray with purple sleeves, and purple sweatshirts! Plus hats! The purple shirts have pink ribbons and gray shirts and purple hat have no pink. All items feature the Powercat and phrase "Fighting ever fighting for a cure," inspired by the K-State fight song, "Wildcat Victory."

T-Shirt - $25
Purple Unisex T-Shirt spec sheet
Gray Unisex T-Shirt spec sheet

Baseball shirt - $30
Women's Baseball shirt spec sheet
Unisex Baseball shirt spec sheet

Sweatshirt - $32
Sweatshirt spec sheet

Hat - $20
Hat spec sheet

Buy Shirts

ALL AVAILABLE ITEMS ARE BACK ON THE WEBSTORE AFTER A PAUSE TO COLLECT FROM OUR PARTNER STORES. Stock is low or depleted in some items, especially larger t-shirts. As we get down to one of any item, we might remove it from the webstore to avoid over-selling. FEEL FREE TO CALL TO CHECK ON STOCK, 785-532-6705.

  • WEBSTORE powered by N Zone — Shipping fee is $8 for orders of $100 or less, and $12 for orders of more than $100. For 9 or more shirts, please contact our center, 785-532-6705 or cancerresearch@k-state.edu.
  • Johnson Cancer Research Center, 1 Chalmers Hall, 1711 Claflin Rd., 785-532-6705. Enter through courtyard across pedestrian mall from Gen. Myers Hall.

Questions? Contact us at cancerresearch@k-state.edu or 785-532-6705 to ensure we have your shirt in stock or learn about parking or anything else.

Throwback shirts

Older Fighting for a Cure shirts are still available in many sizes. The 2019-2020 shirts range from $20 to $25Older shirts are only $10. All are available from the webstore and our center. If you plan to buy at the center, consider calling first to ensure your size is still in stock, 785-532-6705.


2019-2020 GRAY SHIRTS

Fighting for a Cure t-shirts and sweatshirt

Available in short- and long-sleeves t-shirts and sweatshirts. These Bella-Canvas brand t-shirts are a soft, lightweight 52/48 Airlume-combed and ringspun cotton/polyester fabric. The sweatshirt is 60/40 air jet yarn polyester/cotton.

Prices & Sizes

  • Short-sleeve t-shirt | $20 | XS, Sm, Med, 2XL, 3XL | Youth Sm, Med, Lg
  • Long-sleeve t-shirt | $23 | XS & Sm Youth Sm, Med, Lg
  • Sweatshirt | $25 | 2XL only



Fighting for a Cure shirt 2018

-Soft, lightweight, pre-shrunk, 100% ringspun cotton
-Features Coach Snyder's signature and Willie the Wildcat


-Unisex Sm, Med & Lg and Youth Med, Lg, XL 
-Ladies' Sm, Med, Lg, XL


Fighting for a Cure shirt with white Powercat

Gildan 100% Cotton


-Unisex Sm-3XL and Youth Med, Lg, XL
-Ladies' XS-XL — similar width as unisex, but narrower shoulders and shorter sleeves and body



Fighting for a Cure shirt with pink Powercat

Gildan 100% Cotton


-Unisex Sm and Youth Sm & Lg
-Ladies' Sm (very slim "junior" style)


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, 2015201620172018, 2019 and 2020 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 throughout the years! Your support has raised more than $65,000 as of winter 2020! Special thanks to Coach Bill & Sharon Snyder & family and the K-State Marching Band!

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