BENEFITING: Teen Cancer America
EVENT DATE: Aug 01, 2015
The Who, Teen Cancer America, and Teenage Cancer Trust are pleased to be supporting Gary Colt, part of Team Oliver, who is sailing on the 2015-16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race to raise money for teens and young adults facing cancer. The Clipper Race is a record breaking 40,000 nautical mile race around the planet crewed by ordinary, everyday people, who achieve something extraordinary. Gary is racing in the first leg from London to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in support of this underserved population.
About Teen Cancer America
Every hour, one young American is diagnosed with cancer. Following in the successful footsteps of Teenage Cancer Trust in the UK, Teen Cancer America partners with hospitals throughout the US to provide youth-oriented centers for teenagers and young adults with cancer. These units provide peer support and interaction while patients receive treatment at in-patient and out-patient clinics. For more information please check out www.teencanceramerica.org
About Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2015-16
Covering sixteen cities in six continents, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race takes everyday people in an extrodinary journey covering over 40,000 nautical miles in eight legs. For more information please check out www.clipperroundtheworld.com