Knight Cancer Institute Community Events

The Knight Cancer Institute team for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk 2019.

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute supports a variety of community groups that are working to help cancer patients and their families, survivors, and researchers.

We invite you to join in-person or virtually at upcoming community events. Due to the ever changing COVID climate, please check back for any updates on events.

September - October 2021

Ovarian Cancer Alliance – O-Vary Funny FUNdraiser
Friday Sept. 24 2021 6:30 p.m., pre-show 7 p.m. show time
* Updated - Virtual Event and Silent Auction

Register to watch the virtual O-Vary Funny broadcast show featuring the comedic talents of Dr. Scott Rushing and silent auction.  Event proceeds provide vital programs for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Visit the event website for more information and to register.

NW Family Services Discover Pink Walk
Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 
Virtual Event - More details coming soon

Virtual event to support breast cancer awareness and fundraise for the NW Family Services Women's Health Program. More information and registration details coming soon.

Sarcoma Patient Education Conference
Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 10 a.m.-noon
Virtual Event

This free interactive virtual event is for sarcoma patients and their families and caregivers who are interested in learning more about sarcoma. Sarcoma experts from multiple specialties will answer your questions and share information on the basics of sarcoma and research advances.  Visit the event registration site to learn more.

ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 10 a.m.

Drive through Victory Lap and Virtual walk event

Event to raise funds to help unite communities, fund groundbreaking breast cancer research and provide patient services like free rides to chemo, free places to stay near treatment, and a live 24/7 cancer helpline. Visit the event website for more information and to register.

LLS Light the Night Event
Saturday Oct. 16, 2021  5 p.m.
* Updated -Virtual Event - More details TBA soon

Join Team OHSU to help fund treatments and research that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocating for lifesaving treatments and pioneering the most promising cancer research anywhere. Visit the event website for more information.

Contact us

If you are interested in joining TEAM OHSU, volunteering at a community event or seeking event sponsorship, contact:

Marilynn Hubin
Program Specialist

To learn more about how your event can benefit the Knight Cancer Institute, contact:

Lisa Nolen
Associate Director of Development - Special Gifts, OHSU Foundation