Skating For the Cure
The purpose of Skating for the Cure is to raise money for
local Breast Cancer patient services by engaging the Rochester area youth
hockey organizations in supportive fundraising and community service. Our goal
is to raise $100,000 for the Wilmot Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center.
All youth hockey organizations in the Rochester area will be encouraged to
participate, with the primary focus being The Edge Girls and Women’s Hockey
The Edge Hockey Program is a
Skating for the Cure (SFTC) will be a season-long
partnership between Rochester
effort, culminating when the Edge and
Youth Hockey and Perinton Youth
Rochester Youth Hockey serve as hosts for the Hockey, and includes 8 hockey
USA Hockey Girl’s and Women’s National teams for girls aged 7-19, and 3
Championships in March at ESL Sports Centre. newly formed Skating for the Cure
These championships bring together the best teams for adult women.
teams from around the country who compete
for the National Championship at each of the various age categories. This will
bring the message of Skating for the Cure to a national audience, and further
expand the opportunities for fundraising.
Proceeds from fundraising will go to fund research and patient service activities at
the Comprehensive Breast Care Center of the Wilmot Cancer Center. A small
portion of corporate funding will also support the Women’s SFTC teams, which will
wear pink Skating for the Cure jerseys all season, to generate more awareness of
All fundraising projects will be approved by the
The Comprehensive Breast Care Center Skating for the Cure Board of Directors.
at the University of Rochester’s Wilmot
Checks should be made payable to:
Cancer Center is dedicated to screening,
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diagnosing and treating breast cancers. and mailed to:
This model, which is unique in upstate
New York, allows a woman who feels a James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
Alumni and Advancement Office
lump to call for an appointment and
300 East River Rd, Box 278996
have her mammogram taken and read Rochester NY, 14627
by a breast imaging expert, and then if Thanks for Supporting the Cure!
needed, get a biopsy to confirm a