Packers vs. Cancer initiative launched in partnership with Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation

Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy released details to this years “Packers vs. Cancer” initiative – a partnership with Bellin Health and the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation.

The way money is being raised is through the sale of hats in the Packers ProShop – carrying the image of Vince Lombardi – who died of colon cancer at age 57. Five dollars from each hat sold will go directly to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation.

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The packers kick off their Packers Vs. Cancer campaign that supports the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation

The Green Bay Packers have officially kicked off their drive against a different kind of opponent: cancer.

The team says its Packers Vs. Cancer campaign began Tuesday. Limited-edition Vince Lombardi cancer awareness hats were made available for purchase at the Packers Pro Shop, with $5 from each hat sale going to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation.

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Packers & Cologuard Campaign supports Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation

The Green Bay Packers and Exact Sciences, the manufacturer of Cologuard, are teaming up to promote colorectal cancer awareness throughout the 2017 football season. On Oct. 22, visitors to the Cologuard booth on the Fan Walkway outside Lambeau Field will have the opportunity to play a ball toss game to help raise awareness and earn donations to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation, courtesy of Exact Sciences.

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Packers players show support for Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation

Packers players Blake Martinez, Jake Ryan and Lucas Patrick will bring the Packers Vs. Cancer initiative to Appleton North High School on Friday, Oct. 6, when the Appleton North Lightning takes on the Appleton West Terrors.

The event will also feature rally towels, long-sleeved t-shirts and raffle tickets for autographed Packers items for sale, with 100 percent of the proceeds being donated to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation. Raffle tickets are $1 a piece, rally towels are $5 and t-shirts are $10.

The Packers Vs. Cancer effort, which is aimed at raising awareness of all cancers and raising funds to battle the disease, will run throughout the month of October.

 

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