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

Join our Virtual Team!

Everyone's health and safety is our top priority. Varsity Team Rally 2021 will be a virtual event. Join the "live" celebration on Thursday, October 14 at 7:00pm as we celebrate the Masonic Cancer Center's 30th Anniversary and learn about life-changing cancer research at the University of Minnesota. Enjoy a great program from the comfort of your own home.

Your support of Varsity Team Rally 2021 will fund vital research at the Masonic Cancer Center to decrease health disparities in cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship.

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.