WHERE THE FUNDS GO

The Ride For Roswell Makes a Difference

When you support the Ride for Roswell, you are making a difference in the lives of patients who turn to Roswell Park for hope. Here are just a few examples of what your support makes possible.

BREAKTHROUGH CANCER TREATMENTS

Imagine a patient only needing a monthly shot or transfusion to halt or eliminate their cancer. While it might sound simple, it’s already a real option for some patients at Roswell Park. It’s an innovative class of cancer treatment — immunotherapy — that uses a patient’s own immune system to fight cancer. And it’s been found to improve a patient’s quality of life, reduce side effects and offer the possibility for long-term remission.

Funds raised through events like the Ride help ensure that cancer patients have access to emerging immunotherapy treatments at one of only a few centers in the country positioned to offer these intricate options — therapies that patients would have to travel several hours to receive if Roswell Park were not in the WNY community.

ADVANCES IN PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

Roswell Park’s Personalized Medicine Initiative was one of the first to be launched in the U.S. It’s moving away from one-size-fits-all care and focusing on designed-to-tailor treatments and health care delivery unique to each person’s cancer.

Your support helps Roswell Park provide cancer patients with opportunities for targeted and personalized care through enhanced tests of their cancer.

GROUNDBREAKING CLINICAL TRIALS

The first step to exploring and developing new treatment options that could potentially help more cancer patients is clinical trials. Roswell Park is advancing groundbreaking new treatments thanks to support from donors.

  • SurVaxM brain tumor vaccine
  • CIMAvax lung cancer vaccine

The Ride for Roswell helps expand Roswell Park’s lifesaving clinical trials and gives hope to more moms, dads, daughters, sons, grandparents and grandchildren battling cancer.

WHAT IS THE ROSWELL PARK ALLIANCE FOUNDATION?

The funds raised from the Ride for Roswell go directly to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that manages all donations to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. This support funds cutting-edge cancer research and patient care programs at Roswell Park.

DONATE WITH CONFIDENCE

Four-star rating on Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator, an independent charity evaluator, gives the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation a four-star rating, their highest seal of approval. This rating indicates that the Alliance Foundation adheres to best practices, exceeds industry standards and outperforms its peers. Roswell Park is proud to receive this recognition for charitable excellence for the fifth consecutive year.

WHAT IS ROSWELL PARK?

A comprehensive cancer center driven to eliminate cancer’s grip on humanity.

Roswell Park has a long history of cancer care. Founded in 1898 as the nation’s first cancer research center, Roswell Park grew from the vision of Dr. Roswell Park. Today, Roswell Park is ranked the 14th best cancer hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Research at Roswell Park has led to historic breakthroughs in the way we understand, prevent and cure cancer.