Fundraising Events



Take part in - and contribute to - these upcoming fundraising events, which support the mission of the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

Upcoming events

Reach for the Peaks - Mt. KilimanjaroReach for the Peaks - Mt. Kilimanjaro
December 26, 2015 - January 4, 2016

Climb the highest peak in Africa and reach new heights in the fight against cancer when you sign up for this exciting Prouty Challenge Event. Event founder, Wes Chapman, and well-skilled guides will lead you up Kilimanjaro on a world-class hike that you will never forget! And all are welcome to donate to the Audrey Prouty Ribbon Brigade and personalize a yellow ribbon tribute to be brought to the top by the participants. More info at

Team Tennis to Smash CancerTeam Tennis to Smash Cancer
Saturday, March 5, 2016: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - four start times, two hours of tennis

Join us for the 2nd Annual Team Tennis to Smash Cancer tennis tournament. There will be great competition on the courts, but the only score that counts is how much funds are raised to fight cancer. It's all about fun - fun for a great cause. Format: Round Robin Team Tennis vs 5 other teams.

Kids 4 Kids Roll-a-thonKids 4 Kids Roll-a-thon
May 2016

Kids at the 2nd Nature Academy in Nashua are significant supporters of Norris Cotton Cancer Center! When May rolls around each year, the children take part in a tricycle event to raise funds for cancer research and patient services at the facilities of The Nature of Things. What an inspiring event!

Seeds of Hope - Fashion Fundraiser for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer CenterSeeds of Hope - Fashion Fundraiser for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center
May 2016

The Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center, with the support of Southern New Hampshire University, will host its second annual "Seeds of Hope" fashion show to raise funds for patient services and cancer research at Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

Tickets for the event cost $50 per person and can be purchased at the following locations: Statement, K-Fab’s Boutique, Chill Spa; Milly’s Tavern; or on the web at Individuals or businesses interested in becoming an event sponsor or donating items for the silent auction, may contact Christine Telge at (603)703-6955, for more information.

Skip Matthews Memorial Father's Day RunSkip Matthews Memorial Father's Day Run
June 2016

The 12th Annual Skip Matthews Run will commemorate the life of this exceptional friend, parent, husband, and personality. All proceeds from Skip's Run will benefit the Brain Tumor Research Fund at Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Participants choose from a 4-mile race or a 1-mile walk/fun-run (kids welcome!).

The Prouty UltimateThe Prouty Ultimate
July 2016

Cyclists will love this beautiful and challenging back-to-back century ride from Manchester, N.H., along scenic roadways into Hanover, N.H., the first day, participants then join The Prouty Century Ride on day two. Join the Ultimate fight against cancer!

The ProutyThe Prouty
July 2016

The 34th Annual Prouty on July 11th is not to be missed! With a great variety of route lengths for biking, walking, rowing and golf - plus volunteer opportunities galore - there are MANY ways to be a part of The Prouty. The Prouty offers fitness, fun, food, camaraderie and most importantly - the chance to support research and patient services at our own world-class Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Let's Prouty!

Green Mountain Motorcycle RideGreen Mountain Motorcycle Ride
August 2016

Intro: Please join us August 16, 2015 for the 13th Annual Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride. This scenic route starts at NCCC in Lebanon and takes motorcycle and scooter riders through the mountains and countryside of Vermont and New Hampshire. The event concludes back at the Cancer Center with a BBQ celebration, guest speakers and music.

Playing for a Purpose Pre-Party and JamboreePlaying for a Purpose Pre-Party and Jamboree
August 2016

On one day, every year in Manchester, field hockey teams from all over New Hampshire participate in the Playing for Purpose Jamboree to support cancer research and patient services at NCCC. And this year there is a Pre-Party the night before featuring a silent auction, raffles and food – root the teams on at a game and/or join us for the party!

Friends Fighting Cancer 5KFriends Fighting Cancer 5K
September 2016

Join us for the 6th Annual Friends Fighting Cancer 5K walk/run road race and 400M Kids Race in Manchester, NH. You’ll love this attractive route that travels through the old Mill District along the Merrimack River. Then enjoy a complimentary food, a beverage from Milly’s Tavern at the Post-race Party which includes cash prizes, awards, T-shirts, and music!

Climb to Conquer Breast CancerClimb to Conquer Breast Cancer
September 2016

We start our adventure on Moosilauke on Sunday, September 27th arriving at the Ravine Lodge at the base of Mt. Moosilauke in Warren, NH. Our climb up Moosilauke will be taking the Gorge Brook/Carriage Road route, which is 7.2 miles and about 2,500 feet of elevation gain round trip. Plan to check in and have light breakfast snacks.


Kimball Union Academy's Playing for a Cure DayKimball Union Academy's Playing for a Cure Day
October 2016

All are welcome to attend Kimball Union Academy's "Playing for a Cure" games. Root on Kimball Union Academy (KUA) students as they play soccer and field hockey in this day-long event. The event includes pink shirts decorated with mustaches for sale (to show support of research for men's and women's cancers), a bake sale, donation cans, fan prizes, and more! Call Kathy Mitchell at 603-469-2000 for more information.

Harpoon Octoberfest Road RaceHarpoon Octoberfest Road Race
October 2016

Join the Friends Team in the Harpoon Octoberfest Road Race, while raising money to benefit the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center. This 3.6-mile road race  kicks off the Sunday of Octoberfest starting at 11 a.m. in Windsor, VT. Work up an appetite for Harpoon Octoberfest beer, bratwurst, and some Oompah by kicking up your heels on this scenic course at the brewery. Prosit!

Pink and Blue BashPink and Blue Bash
October 2016

Get ready to have a rockin' night with the Friends! The Pink and Blue Bash, raises awareness for breast and prostate cancers, starting from 7 pm until midnight in Manchester, NH. The Halloween bash will feature live music, food, silent auctions and costume prizes. Don't miss this "Thriller."

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