BWN Nonprofit of the Month

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  • August 01, 2020 8:00 AM | Website BWN Admin (Administrator)

    At the age of 18, University of Maryland freshman and basketball manager Zachary Lederer was diagnosed with brain cancer for the second time in his young life. In January 2012, after surgery to resect a brain tumor, Zach asked his dad to take a picture of him making a strongman pose to show friends and family that he would be just fine. The picture quickly went viral and others began making the pose called “Zaching,” sending their pictures to Zach to post online.

    The Zaching Against Cancer Foundation spreads support and strength to others battling cancer and all those connected to cancer patients.

    Zaching Against Cancer Foundation (ZACF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation established to provide support to cancer patients and their support networks through scholarships, research and direct patient outreach. Money raised by ZACF goes towards The Little Things Program, scholarships, an internship and donations to cancer research and outreach organizations.

    Donation Information 

    Zaching Against Cancer Foundation 

    Please email gift cards to restaurants and stores to be used in gift baskets at the August Golf Outing, September Virtual Gala, and November Running Festival to: carol@zachingagainstcancer.org or by postal mail to 6700 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 185, Columbia, MD 21046 

    VENMO donations to: @ZachingAgainst-Cancer

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