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Texas 4000 for Cancer - General Information

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Texas 4000 for Cancer cultivates student leaders and engages communities in the fight against cancer. Learn more about our program by visiting texas4000.org.

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Texas 4000 for Cancer - General Information

  1. 1. Sharing Hope, Knowledge and Charity from Texas to Alaska
  2. 2. MISSION Cultivate student leaders. Engage communities in the fight against cancer.
  3. 3. CHRIS CONDIT, FOUNDER Cockrell School of Engineering B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, 2004, M.S.E., 2011 • Diagnosed with Stage III Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at age 11 • As a student at UT, founded Texas 4000 for Cancer, a leadership program cultivating UT students to engage communities in the fight against cancer • Rode in the 2004 inaugural ride more than 4,500 miles from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska with fellow students from Cockrell School of Engineering Currently - Sr. Systems Engineer, Abbott Chris Condit (Center) with 2004 Riders in Austin 2004 Riders in Alaska
  4. 4. 600+ Students from the University of Texas at Austin have participated 90+ Riders from the Cockrell School of Engineering 60+ Riders from the McCombs School of Business Kris Novak, 2017 Rider Senior, Electrical Engineering Catherine Butschi , 2017 Rider Senior, MPA
  5. 5. TEXAS 4000 LEADERSHIP PROGRAM An 18-month Leadership Development Program for students at The University of Texas at Austin Three Core Pillars – Hope, Knowledge, & Charity Eight Foundational Leadership Skills • Self Awareness • Communication • Resiliency • Efficient Planning • Peer Respect • Situational Leadership • Technical Knowledge & Skills • Vision & Action Culminates in a 70-Day Ride of 4,500 Miles along Three Routes from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska
  6. 6. REQUIREMENTS: Over 70 Student Riders participate annually and each one: • Logs more than 2,000 training miles prior to the summer ride • Volunteers more than 50 hours during the program • Raises at least $4,500 to help fight cancer Students plan the entire ride from Austin to Anchorage Students share cancer prevention information locally and throughout the communities along the ride Texas 4000 Riders in San Francisco Cancer Prevention Presentation by the Riders
  7. 7. TEXAS 4000 CHARITY MILESTONES More than $7 million donated toward Cancer Research and Support Services Highlights • Donated more than $605,000 to the UT Austin Department of Biomedical Engineering for seed grants and to establish an endowment • Donated more than $1,455,000 to the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center • Donated more than $130,000 to the UT Southwestern Medical Center for research to explore the metabolism of cancer cells and identify targets in lung cancer cells
  8. 8. Sharing Hope, Knowledge and Charity from Texas to Alaska TEXAS 4000 SUPPORT ACROSS THE COUNTRY Texas 4000 Alumni and Texas Exes support riders across the country during the summer ride by hosting riders, organizing dinners, local cancer prevention speaking engagements, and fundraisers benefitting Texas 4000.
  9. 9. WAYS TO BE INVOLVED Mentor a student rider—share your time with the team Hire a rider—you won’t find better talent! Ride with us in June —the Atlas Ride Bring your friends and join us at the Tribute Gala in August Become a donor—financial support fuels our mission
  10. 10. Scott Crews Executive Director Texas 4000 for Cancer scott@texas4000.org 737-300-2318 office 512-2975037 cell www.Texas4000.org INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE?

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