Awareness • Early Detection • Treatment • Research • Survivorship

November 2021

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

November 3, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In early November, retired NFL linebacker Chris Draft visited the Healing Garden of the Sophia Gordon Cancer Center at Lahey Medical Center

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October 2020

Virtual Tackling Cancer Camp with the Chicago Bears

October 15, 2020 @ 12:00 am

“Cancer survivors, Caregivers & Friends of the Chicago Bears" We are thrilled to invite you, for the 3rd year in a row, to Team Draft’s (Virtual) Tackling Cancer Camp  with the Chicago Bears, in collaboration with the Blue Hat Foundation, Inc. Although we are unable to gather together at the iconic Halas Hall, we are excited to gather together virtually on October 18th at Noon CT to enjoy watching your Chicago Bears play the Carolina Panthers. While we will all…

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January 2020

Survivor at Every Stadium: Houston Texans

January 4, 2020

Houston, TX. H-town lung cancer survivor-advocate Barry Halley represented Team Draft at the NRG Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Barry and his wife, Blanca, watched the Houston Texans defeat the visiting Buffalo Bills in Overtime. #Wildcard #AFC #changingthefaceoflungcancer #lcsm  Thanks Team Draft for the great time yesterday and taking us to the game. This definitely was the game you would want to see. Definitely not boring. Thank you! ~ Barry Halley In 2012, we launched our inaugural Team Draft Survivor Series…

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December 2019

Survivor at Every Stadium: New York Giants

December 29, 2019

East Rutherford, NJ. Bronx, NY lung cancer survivor-advocate Abraham Almanza will represent Team Draft at the MetLife Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Abraham and his wife, Yolanda, will watch the New York Giants take on the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Commissioners Suite. #GoG-Men #changingthefaceoflungcancer #lcsm This year (2019), I celebrated 20 years since being diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer at the age of 15 years old. I never imagined I would be married and have two children today -…

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Survivor at Every Stadium: Indianapolis Colts

December 22, 2019

Indianapolis, IN. Indy lung cancer survivor-advocate Gregg Baumbaugh represented Team Draft at the Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Prior to watching the Indianapolis Colts take on the Carolina Panthers, Gregg and Jay Baute, IU Health Oncology Coordinator, tailgated with some Colts super fans from the "STABLE" and used their pre-game sideline passes to watch the Colts and Panthers warm up. #LetsGoColts #Hoosiers #changingthefaceoflungcancer “I am excited to attend the Colts game on Sunday. In my seventh year of remission it…

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Survivor at Every Stadium: New Orleans Saints #WhoDat #MondayNightFootball

December 16, 2019

New Orleans, LA. Baton Rouge lung cancer survivor-advocate Kevin Minor represented Team Draft at the Mercedes Benz SuperDome on Monday night. Kevin and his wife, Meredith, watched the New Orleans Saints defeat the Indianapolis Colts. #WhoDat #MondayNightFootball It was a special night for us to be on the field before Monday Night Football with all the players from the 2009 super bowl team and then to watch Drew Brees throw his 540th touchdown to break the all time record was…

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Survivor at Every Stadium: San Francisco 49ers

December 15, 2019

Santa Clara, CA. Pleasanton lung cancer survivor-advocate Maria Urzua represented Team Draft at Levi's Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Maria and her husband, Rodrigo, watched the San Francisco 49ers lose a close a game to the visiting with Atlanta Falcons. #GoNiners #BayArea #Faithful "We were ready with our 49ers gear and excited to witness, in person, a game during this awesome 49ers season while raising awareness for lung cancer. As a cancer survivor I have learned to enjoy everyday at its…

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Survivor at Every Stadium: Philadelphia Eagles #MondayNightFootball

December 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm

Philadelphia, PA. ALK Postive lung cancer survivor-advocate Amy Robertson represented Team Draft at Lincoln Financial Field on Monday night. Angela and her husband, Wyatt, watched their hometown Philadephia Eagles defeat the New York Giants in overtime. #MondayNightFootball #FlyEaglesFly What a joy it was to go to the Eagles game to represent my ALK+ family and spend the evening with Chris. The fact that the Eagles had 3 points to the Giants’ 17 points but ended up winning in overtime reminded…

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Team Draft Marks Giving Tuesday With A Call To Support Sixth Annual Lung Cancer Survivors’ Super Bowl Challenge

December 3, 2019

Team Draft Marks Giving Tuesday With A Call To Support Sixth Annual Lung Cancer Survivors’ Super Bowl Challenge  (ATLANTA, GA) – Today is Giving Tuesday—a day designed to unleash the power of people to change their communities by supporting the organizations they care about.  On this Giving Tuesday, Team Draft is challenging people to help change the face of lung cancer by supporting its 6th Annual Lung Cancer Survivors’ Super Bowl Challenge.  This one-of-kind fund raising challenge gives lung cancer…

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Survivor at Every Stadium: Seattle Seahawks #MondayNightFootball

December 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 pm

Seattle, WA. US Army veteran lung cancer survivor-advocate Angela Downs represented Team Draft at CenturyLink Stadium on Monday night. Angela and her son watched her hometown Seattle Seahawks defeat the visiting Minnesota Vikings. “It means the world to me that my son and I are able to attend Monday Night Football, with Chris Draft, as advocates for Lung Cancer Awareness! Participating in the Draft Family Foundation Super Bowl Challenge has been an amazing opportunity to change the face of lung…

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