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American Cancer Society

NCI Supports NCI AdvanceMed Employee in Relay For Life American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser, Relay For Life, is a team event that combines raising money, cancer education, and community awareness. Relay For Life is an overnight event during which team members take turns walking around a track and camping out, where they can enjoy food, games, and activities. This event allows communities around the nation to “celebrate the lives of …Read More

National MS Society

Beating Multiple Sclerosis through Biking NCI supported an NCI AdvanceMed employee who participated in a two-day 150-mile bike ride hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in Virginia. The Society hosts such rides in 100 cities nationwide to support its mission of eradicating multiple sclerosis through fundraising and awareness. The Society has 50 chapters throughout the United States and “helps people affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change …Read More

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Running and Riding for Breast Cancer NCI employees participated in two events to raise funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Ten NCI employees working for the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) in Orlando, FL, participated in The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The race is sponsored by Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the global leader in breast cancer research and …Read More

Japan Relief Efforts

Aiding a Country in Need It is hard to imagine the terrible situation experienced by the Japanese people following the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami. In response to this crisis, NCI donated funds to the American Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, and Save the Children. The American Red Cross, the world’s largest humanitarian network, made an initial contribution of $10 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to provide …Read More

Habitat for Humanity International

NCI Employee Ventures to Anchorage, AK, to Build Homes Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable homes to low-income families throughout the world. Their mission is to “eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action.” NCI supported this mission by contributing to Habitat for Humanity Anchorage, which gives local residents new homes and provides volunteers with …Read More

James Madison University Foundation

NCI Employees Swing “Fore!” JMU Several NCI employees participated in the annual Craig Blass Memorial Golf Tournament at Virginia Oaks Golf Club in Gainesville, VA, to support the Craig Blass Memorial Fund. Graduating with a Finance degree from James Madison University (JMU), Craig Blass worked as a Stock Trader at Cantor Fitzgerald in the World Trade Center when his life was cut short by the events of September 11. The …Read More

Navy Seals Foundation

NCI Supports the Naval Special Warfare Community The Navy SEAL Foundation provides critical support to Navy Special Warfare (NSW) commands, active-duty personal, their families, and NSW veterans. The Navy SEAL Foundation has three primary goals: to help NSW families cope with deployment, injury, or death; to provide NSW members and their families with educational opportunities; and to remember extraordinary NSW member contributions by funding monuments and memorials. NCI’s contribution to …Read More

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

NCI AdvanceMed Employee Cycles for Cystic Fibrosis NCI supported an NCI AdvanceMed employee participating in a 65-mile bike ride in Maryland hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Foundation is the world’s leading organization in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. Just one of the Foundation’s many fundraising activities, The Aptalis CF Cycle for Life is hosted in cities throughout the country. Cyclists choose from either a 25- …Read More

Fairfax County Parks and Community Together

NCI Helps Send Homeless Children to Summer Camp The high unemployment rate in the United States has had a severe impact on families across the nation and, in worst case scenarios, has put many children in homeless shelters and transitional housing. In 1997, Fairfax County Park Authority and numerous partners founded PACT (Parks and Community Together) to offer some of these children the opportunity to attend summer day camps. PACT …Read More

Wreaths Across America

NCI Employees Honor Fallen Soldiers Carrying out their mission, “Remember, Honor, and Teach,” Wreaths Across America organizes wreath laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and other designation locations throughout the nation on the second Saturday in December. The non-profit also organizes a week of international veteran’s tribute, ceremonies at State Houses, a week-long veteran’s parade, and other veteran-related services and projects. In December, several NCI employees and their families participated …Read More

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