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BCRF Receives $1 Million at Inaugural AutoNation Cure Bowl

By BCRF | December 22, 2015

The donation will fund four research projects across the nation

On Saturday, December 19 BCRF took the field at the first ever AutoNation Cure Bowl in Orlando, Florida. The college bowl game pitted the San Jose State University against Georgia State University, with San Jose State acheiving victory 27-16. In the end, everyone went home a winner; AutoNation presented a $1 million check to BCRF funding four research projects at University Southern California, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Miami and University of Central Florida. Receiving the check was breast cancer survivor Alice Jackson, CEO of Autonation Mike Jackson, BCRF CEO Myra Biblowit and BCRF board members Kinga Lampert and Cindy Citrone. This was the largest corporate charitable gift ever presented as part of a college bowl game.

Learn more about AutoNation Cure Bowl, or read our interview with Alice Jackson.