Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas area lung cancer survivor-advocates Lysa Buonanno and Sandy Stewart will represent Team Draft at the Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday. The survivors will watch the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Rebels take on the University of Nevada-Reno Wolf Pack, as guests of UNLV Defensive Coordinator, Kent Baer. #NevadaRivals #SilverState
In 2012, we, Team Draft, launched our inaugural Survivor Series initiative on CNN during a nationally-televised prime time special focusing on lung cancer and our National Campaign to Change the Face of Lung Cancer.
Our Survivor at Every College Stadium, leverages our connections with the NCAA, its teams and players with our relationships with many of the top cancer centers in the country. As a part of our International Campaign, the games allow us to celebrate our survivors, raise lung cancer awareness, and give hope to those battling the disease, as well as shine a light on the important work being done at cancer research and treatment centers around the country.
Team Draft’s goals are to create a unique experience for participating survivors and to raise awareness on a local, national, and international level by using each game and each survivor’s story to weave a broader narrative about the state of cancer and the hope that now exists for those battling the disease.
We kicked off our 3rd Lung Cancer Survivors Super Bowl Challenge on November 1st, 2016, which builds on the success of our established Survivor Series by using the games at the heart of that initiative to create buzz for the Super Bowl Challenge and, in turn, funds for research and awareness.
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Special thanks to the UNLV, Kent Baer, Astra Zeneca, Wilmot Family, and all of our Team Draft supporters for helping make this event possible.