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Fighting For a Cure Shirt & Day

Coach Snyder holding 2019 shirt


The K-State Family is fighting, ever fighting, for a cure! Get your shirt and wear it for K-State's 7th Annual Fighting for a Cure Day Sat., Oct. 24, 2020, in honor of the K-State Family's cancer survivors and researchers!

Join former Head Football Coach and his wife Bill & Sharon Snyder, current Head Football Coach Chris Klieman, actor and alum Eric Stonestreet, former Wildcat and Chiefs football player Kevin Lockett, K-State President and First Lady Richard & Mary Jo Myers, Band Director Frank Tracz and many others in celebrating K-State's fight against cancer with a Fighting for a Cure shirt. All proceeds support K-State cancer research and education.

The Fighting for a Cure Shirts
Fighting for a Cure t-shirts and sweatshirt

Now available in short- and long-sleeves t-shirts and SWEATSHIRTS! The Bella-Canvas brand t-shirts are soft, stretchy, 4.2-oz., 52/48 Airlume-combed and ringspun cotton/polyester fabric—our best t-shirt yet! The sweatshirt is 60/40 air jet yarn polyester/cotton. They are dark heather gray with a purple Powercat above the phrase 'Fighting ever fighting for a cure' written in pink and white block letters. That phrase is inspired by the K-State fight song, 'Wildcat Victory.' (Older shirts are still available in many sizes and at discounted price; see details below.)

Prices & Sizes

  • Short-sleeve t-shirt | $25 | Adult Extra Small-3XL, Youth Small-Large
  • Long-sleeve t-shirt | $30 | Adult Extra Small-2XL, Youth Small-Large (Almost sold out of large, XL & 2XL.)
  • Sweatshirt | $32 | Adult Med-3XL (Sold out of small, medium and large.)
Buy shirts
  • 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, preferably by appointment (email us or call 785-532-6705), 1 Chalmers Hall, 1711 Claflin Rd., Manh. (enter through courtyard across pedestrian mall from Gen. Myers Hall)

Questions? Contact us at cancerresearch@k-state.edu or 785-532-6705.

Throwback shirts

Older Fighting for a Cure shirts are still available in many sizes. They're $15 each and available from the webstore and our center. Call ahead to find out what sizes are in stock, as supplies are dwindling and we're not reordering.


Fighting for a Cure shirt 2018

-Soft, stretchy, lightweight fashion t-shirts made of 4.5-oz. pre-shrunk, 100% ringspun cotton
-Features Coach Snyder's signature alongside the phrase "Fighting ever fighting for a cure" written in big block letters that show an image of Willie the Wildcat.

SIZES:  Men’s Sm-3XL | Ladies' Sm-2XL | Youth Med-XL 

Fighting for a Cure shirt with white Powercat

Gildan 100% Cotton

-Unisex Adult Small-3XL and Youth Medium-XL
-Ladies' Extra small-XL — similar width as men's, but narrower shoulders and shorter sleeves and body. (Not same as 2014 Pink Powercat ladies' "junior" style shirts.)  


Fighting for a Cure shirt with pink Powercat

Gildan 100% Cotton

-Unisex Adult Small & Medium (out of Lg, XL, 2XL) and Youth Small, Large and XL (out of youth medium)
-Ladies' Sm, Med, Lg (These are very slim-fitting "junior" style shirts; order at least one size larger than usual.)


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 through the years! Your support has raised around $50,000! We also appreciate the support of Coach Bill & Sharon Snyder and family, current football coach Chris Klieman, K-State alum and "Modern Family" actor Eric Stonestreet, former K-State and Kansas City Chiefs football player Kevin Lockett, the K-State Marching Band and others for supporting K-State's fight against cancer.

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