Thousands of Runners! Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Raised! One Cause! Great Prostate Cancer Challenge Prostate Cancer Facts Prostate Cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men Nearly 30,000 men will die from prostate cancer in 2011 One in six men will get prostate cancer in his lifetime African American men are two-and-half times more likely to have prostate cancer 99 Percent survive if its caught early In the U.S. today, there are more than 2.5 million prostate cancer survivors the largest group of cancer survivors in the country.
Great Prostate Cancer Challenge Lace up your sneakers and join us in the race to end prostate cancer. The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge is a tight-knit community event bringing together athletes, doctors, patients and families. Carolina Urology Partners joins ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer to save lives through research, free testing, advocacy and awareness. Race Day - September 24, 2011
ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer Lives are being saved! Zero has provided more than one million education pieces to patients and men at risk and we have conducted over 110,000 free screenings onboard the Drive Against Prostate Cancer. Since 1996, they have increased research funds from the federal government to find new treatments by 500 percent. They also fund local grants toward ending the disease. Zero prostate cancer deaths, zero prostate cancer cases for those with prostate cancer, a zero PSA. Our mission is our name. At ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer, we commit ourselves not only to reduce prostate cancer or alleviate the pain from the disease but to end it. We see a future where all men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer will be cured or manage their illness with good quality of life, with the support they need to minimize physical and emotional suffering and to cope effectively throughout their cancer journeys.
Sponsorship There are many ways you can be part of this Great Challenge to end Prostate Cancer: We would like to offer you the opportunity to join with us to help fight Prostate Cancer here in Charlotte, NC. The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge is a concerted effort led by Carolina Urology Partners to raise money for Prostate Cancer to impact our local community, as well as research and grants nationally for fighting this cancer and finding a cure. We will host a variety of fundraising events in addition to our 5K Run/Walk on September 24, 2011, such as our Spring Golf Outing, Sadie Hawkins Gala on Father’s Day weekend, and a host of other events to raise awareness and money for this Great Challenge. <ul><li>Call us today to customize a Sponsorship Program for your Company. </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute a Financial Sponsorship in exchange for premium exposure at our events, and </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer on site to provide hands-on community service, and </li></ul><ul><li>Donate products or services to assist in the event production, and </li></ul><ul><li>Spread the word by utilizing your employees and business partners as another voice, and </li></ul><ul><li>Serve on our committees to help plan various awareness campaigns throughout the year. </li></ul>
Sponsorship Opportunity to provide meals for participants Opportunity to provide beverages and snacks for participants Weekly mass e-mails sent electronically to social partners, CUP and running organizations e-mail databases 10 x 10 display area at event Opportunity to distribute coupons or distribute promotional items at 10 x 10 display area Social Media Inclusion on Facebook and Twitter Opportunity for radio and TV public relations Opportunity to become Band sponsor Opportunity for your company to be included on the race bib Company name included in media press releases Title Sponsor opportunity Presenting Sponsor opportunity Post Race Sponsor Opportunity Company name in all printed advertising vehicles Company logo on race t-shirt Company logo on CUP website Company logo on race application Company logo placement in all CUP practices Company logo to any race signage Opportunity to be included in the virtual goodie bags Opportunity to display of sample product at the event Company logo on Main Stage event banner Opportunity to hang company banner at finish line Complimentary race entries Opportunity to own Post Party Event Each sponsorship package is customized to meet your company’s objectives and goals which maximizes your ROI Call Bryan Paschal, Paschal Promotions , to customize your Company’s Sponsorship package at 704.906.2929 A FEW OPPORTUNITIES
Sponsorship Pre-Race Needs Advertising and Media Awards and Plaques Printing and Copying Postage/Mailing Services Distribution Services Signage Goodie Bags Office Supplies Meeting and Party Venues Race Day Needs Food and Beverage T-shirts Signage Chair and Table Rental Transportation Survivor Gifts Entertainment Our goal is to underwrite race expenses through both cash and in-kind contributions. This ensures that more money can go toward ending prostate cancer. In-kind sponsorship is available at all levels of your sponsorship and will include benefits appropriate to such level. In Kind
9735 Kincey Avenue Suite 201 Huntersville, NC 28078 Donn Koch, Carolina Urology Partners Chief Operating Officer 704.661.5741 Donn.Koch@ CarolinaUrology.com Rachel Cogar, Carolina Urology Partners Director of Marketing 704.900.3248 [email_address] Bryan Paschal, Paschal Promotions Race and Event Coordinator and Sponsorship Coordinator 704.906.2929 [email_address]