Upcoming Fundraising Events & Past Fundraising Totals

October 2020

St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer-Jean Sheaks Memorial 5K Run/Walk

Saturday October 17, 2020

The 11th annual St. Marys Tailgate For Cancer/Jean Sheaks Memorial Run/Walk will be held on Saturday Oct. 17, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Due to Covid-19 and the St. Marys Tailgate Committee wanting to keep everyone safe and healthy, the Fun Walk will start start at the St. Marys Memorial Park, by the gazebo. We will have time slots open to 50 people each half hour to help maintain social distancing. The Mums will be on display to brighten the park and the "Honor Boards" will be lined up along the path of the FunWalk. The Mums or Honor Boards may be in purchased in honor of a loved one fighting cancer, a survivor, or in memory of a loved one. The cost of a Mum is $20 or an "Honor Board" is $15 per sign with all proceeds going toward the St. Marys Tailgate For Cancer. 5K Virtual Run: The Virtual Run will take place the week of October 11th -17. Anywhere and on your own time. You can submit your results to the live leader board after your run. The full details on how the virtual 5k is administered will be found on the REGISTER link below. Fun Walk: Memorial Park from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. October 17th only. The event will not be timed. Cost: $25 (includes t-shirt if registered by Oct 4th) After October 4th registration is $20 with no t-shirt. Day of registration will also be $20 After the walk, patrons are welcome to visit downtown merchants for special deals, Christmas is just around the corner! Please be courteous to all current mask requirements. * Spaced out along the event it will include live music by M-Dizzle, Kona Ice, Face Painting, food venues and more at the Memorial Park the day of the race.

Location Memorial Park in St. Marys, OH

For more information: Visit www.tailgateforcancer.com/5k-run

Night at the Races

Saturday October 17, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Join this super fun virtual horse racing event in Niles, OH.  Musical entertainment, dinner and 50/50 raffle and more. BYOB! Discounted advanced door tickets and great incentive for buying a horse prior to the event!

Location Nights of Columbus -1947 E. Market St. Niles. OH

For more information: Email Denise Panak dpanak@aol.com

Kick-Off for Cancer featuring MDizzle Toss Away Cancer and Beats Away Cancer!

Saturday October 24, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join DJ M~Dizzle for the music fun, silent auction, raffle, duck pond and more!  OSU vs Nebraska game watch party follows the cornhole tournament, then enjoy live music by Brian Douglas Day & JT Hillier, drawings for a Buckeye Cruise and Colossal Raffle, closing out the night is Shucking Bubba Deluxe! Reserve your table now by calling the Bogey Inn at 614.766.1900. Limited reserved seating, general seating is on a first come basis.

Location Bogey Inn

For more information: Visit www.buckeyecruise.com/online-forms/tossawaycancer/

November 2020

AJ Angelos Music Marathon

Saturday November 21, 2020

Nobody puts on a party like AJ!  So much music and fun to be had.  And don't forget to sign up for the 0.001 K Walk/Run.  Training is not necessary! If you can get from the car to the door, you have finished your training regiment. 

Location Gatsbys in Gahana

For more information: Visit www.ajangelomusic.com/about

January 2021

Meyer Bowl

Sunday January 31, 2021 at 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for our annual bowling event before we sail! Many Buckeye Greats attend and this is a great famil-friendly event.   This is also a great time to buy your Buckeye Cruise apparel, pick up your luggage tags and shop our Duck Pond!

Location Sawmill Lanes 4825 Sawmill Rd, Columbus, OH 43235

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

April 2021

ATO Casino Night

Saturday April 3, 2021

More information to follow

Location OSU Student Union

For more information: Visit twitter.com/atocasinonight?lang=en

OSU 4 Miler

Sunday April 18, 2021

Join us for the largest 4 Miler in the country! You know us Buckeyes, we always go big! And how often do you get a chance to run through the tunnel and onto the field, just like the players do!  This is a great family event so bring everyone!

Location Ohio Stadium

For more information: Visit ohiostatefourmiler.com/

July 2021

Ohio Eggfest

Saturday July 31, 2021


For more information: Visit www.theohioeggfest.com/



Dollars Raised by our Fundraising Partners!

(March 2019-February 2020)

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 OSUCCC -James. On the 2020 Buckeye Cruise for Cancer we recognized these fundraisers during a check parade on the pool deck. Thank you to each and every one of you that organized, volunteered or supported one of these events!

Event Amount Raised
97.1 The Fan Golf Outing & Football for Females $32,626.00
Aces Against Cancer $12,224.02
AJ Angelo's Music Marathon $84,115.00
ATO Casino Night $52,094.87
Ben & Debby Ballard Fundraiser $1,558.93
Bend Active $9,919.18
Block Party $700.00
Boxer's Boo Bash! $7,230.00
Buckeye Lake Yacht Club in honor of Jerry Williams $1500.00
Buckeyes Beating Cancer $15,582.00
Cardale Jones Charity Softball Game $41,766.00
Chamber Foundation Auction $537.50
Chicken Salad Chick $10,000.00
Ciao Ciao to Cancer $152,000.00
Coors Light & 99.7 The Blitz Harley Davidson Giveaway $3,890.00
Cordle Cares Foundation $5,000.00
Countdown to CRUISEmas with Chris Logsdon $9,420.00
crUSh Music Duo $1036.00
Dan Orr For Those About to Rock the Boat T-Shirts $10,500.00
DJ MDizzle Beats Away Cancer $25,000.00
Eddie Kline Invitational $2,000.00
Flannagan's Dublin Luke Combs Concert $200,092.30
Hawk's Mardi Gras $307,248.46
Hillybilly Hollar Farm $500.00
Homage T-Shirts $643.77
In Memory of Anita Brenner $215.00
In Memory of Martha Cisco $2,915.00
Jayne & Mary Jane's BC4C Sale $265.00
Joe's College Football Preview Party $8,661.00
JR Memorial $310,000.00
Kulwein Farms Night at the Races $47,332.00
Lancaster Party for a Cure with Jamison Lantz $5,000.00
Lisa Lisa Jewelry $2009.00
Lucky 6 Party $31,284.00
Nationwide Childrens Charity Ticket Program $140.00
Night at the Races $6,450.00
North to Nashville at Luckys Grille $7,547.00
Notforgotten $8,000.00
Ohio Eggfest $67,000.00
OSU Sandhills Alumni Club $5,000.00
Papa John's Buck Up Program $4,300.00
Papa Johns Charity Challenge $110,274.00
Party for the Cure $8,000.00
Raising Canes $22,404.60
Ron Ducker Memorial Golf Outing $10,150.00
Roosters & Roosters Foundation $150,255.49
Royal Caribbean $10,000.00
Ryan Shazier's "Shalieve" Scholarship Autograph Sessions $50,000.00
Salon Lofts View on 5th- Nicole Henry & Brogan Mather $500.00
Sawmill Athletic Club $900.00
Scoonie Penn's Cornhole 4 Cancer $34,525.00
Scott Basinger's Birthday Bash $2,195.00
Sean & Lisa Pugh $50.00
St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer $140,080.00
Stephen Caselton $200.00
Stokey Poker $5,200.00
Survivors & Friends Fundraiser $2,620.00
Top Golf Outing $1,030.00
Tri County OSU Alumni Club of The Villages $13,000.00
United Methodist Spaghetti Dinner $550.00
Urban Meyer's Pint House Preview Party $101,500.00
Urban Meyer's Pint House Sales $3,737.70