Varsity Team Rally 2021


The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota's
Signature Fundraising Event
"Driving down the field toward $2 Million!"


Goldy vs Cancer

Suit-up in your Gopher "Game Day" apparel and prepare for an inspiring and educational evening with stories from cancer survivors, world-renowned researchers, and healthcare community leaders.

Emcee, Stephanie Hansen; host of the “Weekly Dish” MyTalk 107.1 FM and cancer survivor

“Are We Winning the War on Cancer?” Douglas Yee, MD; Director, Masonic Cancer Center

“Envisioning Cancer Care of the Future” Jeffrey Miller, MD; Deputy Director, Masonic Cancer Center

“Next Gen Approaches for Cancer Health Disparities” Christopher Pennell, PhD; Associate Director, Education, Masonic Cancer Center
with Suleyman Jafar; 2018-2019 UMN CURE Cancer Intern

2021 Co-Chairs
Ellen Hertz &
Kate Bryant
Honorary Chairperson
Barbara Forster

The evening celebrates 30 years of groundbreaking cancer research at the Masonic Cancer Center (MCC), University of Minnesota. MCC researchers and doctors take cutting-edge science from the lab bench to the exam room, focusing on the causes, prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer to improve the quality of life for patients and survivors.

Gopher Goody Snack Boxes will be delivered to participants registered by October 1