Defeat Childhood Cancer

The national Touchdowns Against Cancer program will not take place in 2021 due to ongoing concerns related to COVID-19. Any school, team or student-athlete interested in raising funds to help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital fight childhood cancer can go here.

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Every year, 180,000 children are diagnosed with cancer worldwide.

Touchdowns Against Cancer unites high school football teams from across the country with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for a common cause: Finding cures. Saving Children®. High school football fans and communities can donate for every touchdown their team scores in the month of September in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to benefit St. Jude.

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Meet Brody

11 Years Old Illinois

Blood Cancer

Follow the Action!

Calvert (MD): Running for a cure and fighting for a cause!

Irvine (CA): We joined Touchdowns Against Cancer to honor a former player (Video)

Oak Ridge HS (CA): FNL ends with a W! #TouchdownsAgainstCancer

The story of cancer survivor Tom Pettry and Olmstead Falls (OH) Football

CIFSS (CA) schools are raising money for #TouchdownsAgainstCancer

Las Cruces (NM): Bulldawgs took care of business 49-7! #TouchdownsAgainstCancer

St. Paul's (MN): Join the Wolves in the fight against cancer! #WeAreOne

The story of TAC Champions Lausanne Collegiate School (TN)

North Schuylkill SD (PA): Two teams one cause! @TouchdownsAgainstCancer #FridayNightLights #HighSchoolFootball

Shamokin HS (PA): Wearing yellow trim to support cancer research!

Touchdowns Against Cancer challenges our players to step up and give back to their community and support to a cause that’s greater than all of us - helping kids with cancer!