Navigation Links
NFL Kicker Neil Rackers Joins Kicking For The Dream’s Effort to Fight Ovarian Cancer
Date:7/7/2013

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 07, 2013

NFL kicker Neil Rackers has joined Kicking For The Dream’s effort to fight ovarian cancer, according to NFL Kicker, and Kicking For The Dream founder, Billy Cundiff.

“We are so excited to have Neil on board. He had an excellent career in the league and is someone my wife and I have really enjoyed getting to know,” says Cundiff. “Neil and his wife, Rachel, are great people who love to be involved in charitable causes and we are excited that they are supporting us.”

Rackers says he is glad to support Billy Cundiff’s efforts with Kicking For The Dream.

"I did not hesitate to say 'yes' when Billy invited me to support Kicking For The Dream,” says Rackers. “As NFL players, past and present, we have the opportunity to shed light on causes and support each others' missions. My wife Rachel and I have such respect for Billy and Nicole and are happy to do what we can to spread the word about Kicking For The Dream.”

Rackers says as he moves on from professional kicking, he will use his new business platforms to educate people about Kicking For The Dream.

“As I start the next phase of my professional life with coaching, radio work and a new business 'Kick It Pomos' I will use these platforms to educate others about this foundation,” says Rackers. “Rachel and I have learned so much about signs of ovarian cancer and the great need for early detection testing. I am proud to be Billy's friend and colleague and am grateful for the work he's doing. Together, we can all make a difference! "

Go here for Neil Rackers’ Kicking For The Dream page.

Rackers was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He also played for the Arizona Cardinals, Houston Texans, and Washington Redskins.

Rackers reached, and or surpassed, 20 touchbacks in a season twice in his career.

Rackers once had a streak of 31 consecutive field goals made before missing a 43-yarder in 2005 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

On New Year's Day, 2006, Rackers kicked his 40th field goal of the season, an NFL record. He was rewarded with a spot in that year's Pro Bowl.

Go here for 'Kick It Promos' Neil Rackers’ new business venture.

ABOUT KICKING FOR THE DREAM and COLLEEN’S DREAM FOUNDATION:

Billy Cundiff, who has been an NFL kicker for over 10 years for teams such as the Cowboys, Saints, Browns, Ravens and Redskins, launched Kicking For The Dream in May of 2013, as an effort to support Colleen’s Dream Foundation, a foundation which raises money to support research for the early detection of, and improved treatment for, ovarian cancer.

Cundiff says Colleen’s Dream Foundation started in 2012 as a result of his mother-in-law's battle with ovarian cancer.

“Colleen felt it was important to raise money for research that will lead to reliable early detection testing and improved treatment for ovarian cancer,” says Cundiff. “Because so little is known about ovarian cancer in proportion to other women’s health issues, we have an incredible opportunity for research and education.”

Go here for more information about Kicking For The Dream.

Go here for more information about Colleen’s Dream Foundation.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10904258.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. NFL Kicker Billy Cundiff Launches Kicking For The Dream to Celebrate First World Ovarian Cancer Day, May 08, 2013
2. Drake University’s Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) “Kicking Cancer with NFL Kicker Billy Cundiff” Exceeds Fundraising Expectations Raising Over $8,000 for Colleen’s Dream Foundation
3. Retired NFL Kicker and National Camp Series (NCS) Founder Michael Husted Joins Kicking For The Dream’s Effort to Fight Ovarian Cancer
4. National Camp Series (NCS) Associate Eric Fritz of RealKickers.com Joins Kicking For The Dream’s Effort to Fight Ovarian Cancer
5. National Camp Series (NCS) Associate and Retired NFL Kicker Mike Hollis of ProForm Kicking Academy Joins Kicking For The Dream’s Effort to Fight Ovarian Cancer
6. IU Simon Cancer Center joins WellPoint in developing health care solutions
7. ACP joins Million Hearts to help save lives from preventable heart attacks and strokes
8. Gum disease joins hot flashes and PMS associated with womens hormones
9. Advertising Industry Veteran Pat McCrossan Joins Mangos
10. Rush joins elite group of institutions with accredited research programs
11. American Academy of Family Physicians joins AmericanEHR Partners
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... (SOP) alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, along ... updates for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have long-term insurance ... care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has a cognitive ... the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from their insurance ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual ... in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon ... fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the Center for Medicare ... (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a consistent ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range of technology and learning solutions ... Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/7/2017)... IRVING, Texas , Oct. 6, 2017   ... industry with more than $100 billion in purchasing power, ... industry news and information. The Newsroom is ... chain and industry trends, infographics, expert bios, news releases, ... Besides having access to a wealth of resources at ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... Oct. 4, 2017  South Korean-based healthcare product Development ... aide "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. The device will educate the ... arrests with better efficiency compared to the dated and ... feedback on efficacy of the compression for a more ... a goal to raise $5,000. ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... 4, 2017 OBP Medical , ... medical devices, today announced regulatory approval from ... (or Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA)) to ... surgical retractor with integrated LED light source and ... and exposure of a tissue pocket or cavity ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: