Upcoming Fundraising Events & Past Fundraising Totals

April 2023

OSU 4 Miler

Sunday April 16, 2023 at 10:00 AM

"Finish On The 50" In Ohio Stadium On April 16, 2023! The Ohio State 4 Miler and your chance to "Finish On The 50" will return to Ohio Stadium with a new date in 2023. The 2023 Ohio State 4 Miler will be held on Sunday, April 16, 2023 at Ohio Stadium! NEW IN 2023: NIKE EVENT SHIRTS! All participants will also receive one (1) ticket to the 2023 Ohio State Football Spring Game. Additional tickets will be available at the discounted rate of $5 per ticket. The 2023 Ohio State 4 Miler includes the Ohio State 4 Miler, Brutus Bolt Kids Race and the Diamond Cellar VIP Experience. The Brutus Bolt Kids Race is a half-mile run / walk that also finishes on the 50-yard line of Ohio Stadium, while the Diamond Cellar VIP Experience includes a VIP Jacket and admission to the Diamond Cellar VIP Tent on Race Day.

Location Ohio Stadium

For more information: Visit www.ohiostatefourmiler.com/

Cardo's Pizza & Tavern Bourbon Tasting and North to Nashville concert

Friday April 28, 2023 at TBD

More information to follow. 



Location 7897 Refugee Rd, Pickerington, OH 43147

For more information: Visit www.buckeyecruise.com/online-forms/cardos-bourbon-tasting

Aj Angelo's Music Marathon at Cardo's Pizza & Tavern

Saturday April 29, 2023

Location 7897 Refugee Rd, Pickerington, OH

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Notforgotten's Night at the Races

Saturday April 29, 2023 at 7:30 PM

Join the fun and fundraising with virtual horse racing. We are hopeful for another successful night filled with great prizes for a great cause. 100% of the funds raised will benefit the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research, the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (Federal ID#: 31-1145986), and Hospice of Cincinnati (Federal ID#: 31- 0537122).

Location St. Bart's Gymnasium, Cincinnatii, OH

For more information: Visit notforgottenohio.org/

May 2023

Ryan Shazier's Run for the Black and Gold

Saturday May 20, 2023

Location Heinz Field-Pittsburgh, PA

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June 2023

St Marys Poker Run

Saturday June 17, 2023

Location Grand Lake St Marys

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JR Memorial

Saturday June 24, 2023

Location Indian Lake, OH

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July 2023

Cardale Jones Charity Softball Game

Friday July 21, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Join us for a great night of fun with former Buckeye Greats in a celebrity softball game.  This is great for families and supports such a great cause. beating pediatric cancer! Gates open at 5 PM.

Location Huntington Park

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

Cruising in Stile

Saturday July 22, 2023

A great night of fundraising and entertainment with Maria Durant, Kelley Douglas and Friends to support the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer, the OSUCCC - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Pelotonia. 

More information to come!

Location St Charles -Walter Commons

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Ohio Eggfest

Saturday July 29, 2023

A Central Ohio based fundraising event and celebration of family, food and everything Big Green Egg! It is a grilling, smoking, barbecue and cooking competition that features the Big Green Egg grill. It is essentially one big food festival! It’s bragging rights for the cook team that takes home the Popular Vote Award; it’s legendary status for the cook team that takes home the Very Prestigious Award, Award; it’s a day full of family, friends, and food that would make celebrity chefs reconsider their collective lives’ work!  It’s also a great opportunity to purchase a once-cooked-on Big Green Egg for a discount otherwise unheard of, while contributing to the future of cancer research and the community so gracious as to host the 8th annual, The Ohio Eggfest. 100% of the profit of EVERY Egg sale and 100% of EVERY donation, beverage & ticket sale at The Ohio Eggfest benefits cancer research, treatment & prevention through The Buckeye Cruise and The James Cancer Research Hospital. We have now raised over $315,000 in the first 8 years! Shop Big Green Eggs » Join us for the most delicious festival in Central Ohio, on July 29th at The Fortress Obetz. 

Location The Fortress, Obetz

For more information: Visit www.theohioeggfest.com/

August 2023

Kuhlwein Farms Night at the Races

Saturday August 19, 2023

Location Ostrander, OH

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Joe's College Football Preview Party

Saturday August 26, 2023

Location Atlanta, GA

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Lucky's Grille -Lucky 6 Party

Saturday August 26, 2023

Location Lucky's Grille- 5387 Roberts Rd, Hilliard, OH

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September 2023

St Marys Tailgate for Cancer

Saturday September 23, 2023

A fantastic community event with tailgate, live bands, a 5-K Walk/Run, Live and Silent auctions and so much more!

Location St Marys, OH

For more information: Visit www.tailgateforcancer.com/

Kicking Cancer in the (419)

Saturday September 30, 2023

Location Perrysburg, OH

For more information: Email Jan Widdel janwiddel@yahoo.com

October 2023

Galena Fall Festival (And Tailgate)

Saturday October 14, 2023

This event was created by fellow members of the Galena community wanting to help make a difference. As we brainstormed ideas of how we can help the community, we developed our mission: “Elevating Lives and Building Unity Through Community Improvements and Charitable Service.” This is a great family-oriented event with live music, great food, and festival atmosphere!

Location Galena Square, Galena, OH

For more information: Visit www.galenafallgathering.com/



2022 Dollars Raised by our Fundraising Partners!

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. 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 Classic $28,533.10
Aces Against Cancer $19,137.93
AJ Angelo $62,994.00
ATO Casino Night $42,624.00
Basinger Family Events $150.00
Boxer's Boo Bash $1,500.00
Buckeye Cruizin' $20,794.00
Buckeyes Beating Cancer $25,051.00
Cardale Jones Charity Softball Game $101,389.37
Carl Price $150.00
Chris Logsdon's Beat Mich-Again Tailgate $43,820.00
Columbus Downtown Quarterback Club $2,500.00
Cruising in Stile $65,988.00
Cul de Sac Party $17,730.00
Dan Orr $12,540.00
Dylan Boyd's Pelo for Dough $47.00
Hawk's Carnival $352,106.00
Horn Family Fundraisers $16,505.00
Jamison Lantz $2050.00
Jef Shaffer $1135.00
Joe's College Kick-Off Party $8,901.00
Josh Barton Fundraiser $1,800.00
JR Memorial $400,320.00
Kicking Cancer in the 419 $3,000.00
Kuhlwein Farms Night at the Races $50,001.00
Lucky 6 Party $46,000.00
Mary Thomas Memorial Donations $350.00
Minuteman Press Dublin $1,000.00
Nature Stone $162.08
Night at the Races - Denise Panak $6,120.00
Ohio Eggfest $7,500.00
OSU 4 Miler 2021 $25,000.00
OSU Virtual 4 Miler $19,026.75
OSU vs Penn State Tailgate $20,131.00
Papa John's Charity Challenge $210,000.00
Richland United Methodist Church $674.00
Roosters Golf Outing $190,000.00
St. Marys Poker Run $36,500.00
St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer $73,500.00
Stokey Poker $5,200.00
Tri County OSU Alumni Club of the Villages $3,072.00
Uhly's Partee for a Cure $68,912.27