December 2016: Displaying the true Jesuit spirit of "Men and Women for Others," DU Men's Assistant Men's Basketball Coach and Foundation President Dan Ficke made December bright by presenting gifts totaling $120,000 over lunch at Big Bill's NY Pizza. Dan, along with his father Big Bill Ficke, formed the Foundation in memory of his late mother. Every year, Dan hosts the “9/11 Day of Giving" fundraiser at his father’s Italian restaurant, where customers make donations in lieu of paying meal checks. The spirit is to honor those who were killed in the 9/11 attacks in a positive way. Every penny raised from the “9/11 Day of Giving” goes to help cancer patients and their families and to cancer research through the JoAnn B. Ficke Cancer Foundation.
Since starting in 2009, through the generous contributions from Big Bill's NY Pizza customers, Dan and his Foundation have raised more than $840,000!
Gary Reese and Dan Ficke
Tom Miller, Dan Ficke and Grace Castellanos
Kelly Bernardis, Dan Ficke and MaryLou Houston
9904 East Pinewood Avenue • Englewood, CO 80111 • 303-741-0367 • E-mail: Support@jbfcf.org
The JoAnn B. Ficke Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit organization as defined in section 501(c)3 of the IRS Code.
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