Register for the Virtual 16th Annual Block Melanoma 5k Run and 3k Walk. Sunday, May 17th

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Virtual, But Still Together for One Cause

The 16th Annual Block Melanoma Run, Walk, and TEAM Cathy Kids Fun Run is certainly different from any other year. But virtually, we, as a community can still work together and run and walk on Sunday, May 17th,2020 to honor and remember those who have battled melanoma. We can still raise funds that are more important than ever to find a cure for melanoma. Join us Sunday morning at 9 AM, on Facebook. Wear your favorite Block Melanoma shirt from the past and get outside!


A Small Ride to Defeat Melanoma with Team Barbie

Brad Pollen rode across America in memory of his sister Barb who was promoted to heaven on May 17, 2018, after a 6.5-year battle with melanoma. Brad rode over four mountain ranges (Cascades, Rocky, Adirondack and White) and through fourteen States (Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

The ride was epic, but, so little compared to fighting melanoma and other cancers. The fight against cancer is physically, emotionally, and spiritually draining. Even the diagnosis of cancer can rock your world. Seeing the battle up close and personal is absolutely brutal. The ride was completed in August! Such an incredible accomplishment. Brad raised an incredible $9,041.20!! Thank you, Brad, for your support of melanoma research!


On behalf of Ann’s Hope Foundation and the physicians and patients who count on us to provide funding for melanoma research, please accept our sincere appreciation for your generous support.

Learn how your donations have helped Dr. Mark Albertini at UW-CCC and at Medical College of Wisconsin advance their research to improve the outcomes of patients with melanoma.

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