Upcoming Partner Events

November 2017

Beat Michigan Tailgate

Friday November 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Join Earle Bruce on the 30th Anniversary of his legendary last Michigan coached game and many former Buckeye Greats, including Jim Tressel, as they reminisce their favorite years as a Buckeye, beating That Team Up North! This is the pre-party to the greatest rivalry in college sports! Coaches, players and fans all get together the day before the big game to get the celebration rolling, and to raise money for three great causes, beating Cancer, beating Alzheimers and beating Michigan!

LocationExpress Live- 405 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

For more information:Visit www.beatmichigantailgate.com/

Lucky 6 Raffle Party and Beat Michigan Celebration

Friday November 24, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Lucky's Grille still isn't finished yet! They will be having a Raffle Party and a Beat Michigan Celebration at the Hilliard location. Join everyone for the game before the party! Food and drink specials will be available! The raffle ticket prizes will include:

Grand Prize: An interior room for two on the SOLD OUT 2018 Buckeye Cruise for Cancer

2nd Place: A Black Collectors Series Signed Urban Football

3rd Place: $100 Lucky's Gift Card


Tickets are one for $10 and six tickets for $50. The drawing will be at 9 pm. You do not need to be present to win, but why miss the fun! They will also be selling raffle tickets at the Marysville location of 17811 St Rt 31, Marysville, OH 43040. Please come out and support your Buckeyes and to support a great cause! Go Bucks! Beat Cancer!

LocationLucky's Hilliard- 5387 Roberts Road, Hilliard, OH 43026

For more information:Visit luckysgrille.com/index.html

January 2018

AJ Angelo's Music Marathon

Saturday January 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The amazing AJ Angelo will be entertaining you for 12 straight hours to raise dollars to fight cancer! This will sure to be a great day of music, BC4C friends, food and additional fun activities to keep you in the spirit as we count down to the 2018 Buckeye Cruise for Cancer. AJ will be taking pledges for his marathon run at a “break-less” song set.

LocationGatsby's- 151 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230

For more information:Visit www.facebook.com/aj.angelo1

Meyer Bowl

Sunday January 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Buckeye Cruise for Cancer hosts a bowling tournament with many celebrity bowlers, such as Jake Ballard, Anthony Schlegel, Justin Zwick, Bobby Carpenter, Zach Boren and others. This is a great family event, with lots of prizes to win, auctions to participate in and bowling fun!

LocationSawmill Lanes, 4825 Sawmill Rd, Columbus OH 43235

For more information:Email derrick.lauth@buckeyecruise.com

March 2018

ATO Casino Night

Friday March 2, 2018

The second largest fundraiser by OSU students, this fun casino night is hosted by the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at the Ohio State University, Last year’s event, with Urban and Shelley Meyer in attendance, hit it’s best fundraising year yet, with over $55,000 raised!

LocationOhio Union- 1739 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210

For more information:Visit www.alphatauomegaosu.com/ato-casino-night/

June 2018

JR Memorial Cruise for a Cure

Saturday June 23, 2018

Spend the day on Indian Lake cruising for the cure at the 6th annual fundraiser that hosts an amazing cast of Buckeye Greats to include Matt Wilhelm, Tom Cousineau, Anthony Schlegel, Jake Ballard, Butch Smith, Justin Zwick, Dustin Fox, and JJ Sullinger! You just may win a cabin for 2 on the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer for attending! Event will have great music, food, and auctions all day long!

LocationMimi's at the Lake- 156 E. Main St, Russells Point, OH 43348

For more information:Visit jrmemorial.com/

August 2018

Kuhlwein Farms Night at the Races

Saturday August 18, 2018

This is a family-friendly event down on Kuhlwein’s farm. Come join us for amazing food, music, great auctions and virtual horse racing, all for charity!

LocationKuhlwein Farms, 8579 Long Rd, Ostrander, OH 43061

For more information:Email kuhlweinfarms@aol.com

Other News

We are so very grateful for all of our Buckeye Cruise for Cancer volunteers and community partners who raise money throughout the year to support the cruise and cancer research efforts at The James. On the upcoming 2017 Buckeye Cruise for Cancer we will recognize these fundraisers during a check parade on the pool deck. With multiple event donations expected in the next couple of months, we expect to surpass our Community Partner fundraising goal of $1 Million before we sail in February, 2017! Thank you to each and every one of you that organized, volunteered or supported one of these events!

Event Amount Raised
97.1 Football for Females $4,649.95
97.1 The Fan Golf Outing $27,786.44
97.1 The Fan's Football, Bourbon & Brew $450.00
Aces Against Cancer $14,055.70
Adams-Laura & Hannah Adams Art & Lemonade Fundraiser $240.00
AJ & Bree Angelo-Pre-Cruise Party $10,450.00
ATO Casino Night $55,353.00
AZ Cruisers Garage Sale $210.00
Bend Active LLC $10,676.37
Beth Markiewicz Clothing Sale $300.00
Buckeye Blast for Cancer $1,930.00
Buckeye Country Superfest 50/50 $24,882.52
Candlefest $7,110.05
Cards to Cure Cancer $30,122.28
Care Heating & Cooling $16,000.00
Charlotte Buckeyes $1,500.00
Cordle Cares Foundation $5,000.00
Craigen Pappa's Buckeyes Beating Cancer Golf Outing $7,413.00
Cruise-A-Palooza $18,282.04
Cruisin with Cooz $6,173.00
DCM Garage Rules Open $1,600.00
Dr. Burke's Pink Tutu $6,100.00
Dustin Fox Cornhole Invitational $5,328.02
Eddie Kline Invitational $10,000.00
Elks Lodge #51 -Springfield, OH $2,537.64
FBA's Olympics for a Cure $750.00
Finish in the Bahamas $28,000.00
Hall Financial Advisors $350.00
Hula with the Hawks $129,849.81
In Memory of Terry Eisel $225.00
Joe's 9th Annual College Football Kick-Off Party $262.00
JR Memorial Cruising for a Cure $131,212.00
Korbel $5,000.00
Kuhlwein's Night at the Races $19,473.00
Lisa & Lisa Jewelry $305.00
Mekka Don's Juice Wristbands $300.00
Miller Coors $25,000.00
Not Forgotten's Night at the Races $13,000.00
Ohio Eggfest $25,111.77
OrangeTheory Fitness $1,150.00
OSU 4 Miler $25,000.00
OSU Sandhills Alumni Club $5,556.50
Papa Johns $17,000.00
Party for a Cure at Ledo's $5,766.08
Roosters Golf Outing $123,000.00
Royal Caribbean $10,000.00
Scoonie's Cornhole for Cancer $45,000.00
Shots Against Cancer $1,400.00
Sloppy Joes $50.00
St Marys Tailgate for Cancer $119,000.00
Stokey Poker $4,500.00
Tommy Bahama $698.35
Tri-County OSU Alumni Club of The Villages $10,000.00

Thank You St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer

for another record breaking year of fundraising!

ST. Marys Banner

The results are in from this year's Tailgate for Cancer. The event held last month at St. Marys Eagles lodge brought in a record amount of money. Here's the breakdown:

  • $105,000 to Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer.
  • $22,000 to Auglaize County Cancer Association
  • $14,000 to Mercer County Cancer Association
  • $13,000 to The County Crippled Children Association

Total Donations to Date: $543,950

Planning is already underway for next year's Tailgate for Cancer scheduled for the St. Marys Eagles on October 14th and 15th. For more information, see http://www.tailgateforcancer.com

Roosters Fundraising Tops Previous Years!

Roosters Logo

Congratulations and Thank You to Roosters for raising this year $115K for the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research and the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer from their golf outing and cookie sales at their Roosters locations!!!!! Visit one of their multiple stores, or RoostersWings.com to learn more. 

Roosters Cast Photo