Welcome to the Dude Hates Cancer, Philadelphia’s finest charity bowling tournament campaign!

“The Dude” started thirteen years ago with a small group of friends who loved getting together and having fun, and hated cancer.  Inspired by the cult classic movie “The Big Lebowski,” they started a bowling tournament.  These days, “The Dude” is that and more - it’s a multi-city, annual charity campaign for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Since inception, TDHC has raised over $700,000 for blood cancer research and patient advocacy, and had an immense amount of fun along the way.

This year’s campaign starts in August and lasts until our main event, November 3, 2018 at South Bowl. Over 300 participants will raise money over the summer and bowl that day – some will bowl well, many will bowl poorly.  All will have a great day. Cancer will have a bad day.

We've come a long way, and whether you've supported as a participant or donor in the past, our growth could not have been possible without you. Campaigns in every city are organized by volunteers and 100% of the funds raised go to LLS.  

Every dollar and cent you contribute helps someone who really needs it.  This campaign means a lot to our volunteers and participants, many of whom are survivors or have had their lives touched by blood cancer.  Thank you very, very much for your support. 

As of September, we have filled all 16 spots for this year's tournament! Please dont forget to show support on November 3rd and to continue to donate towards our mision!

Visit our website for more information!

Contact Rachel.Komitzky@lls.org (610.276.3203) with questions or problems registering/donating.

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Donating for this event will be available from: Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:00AM to Friday, June 28, 2019 12:00AM EST
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Countdown to event

Sat Nov 3, 2018 @12:00 AM  EST

Fundraising Total

Event Goal
$51,265 of $60,000

My Thanks To

  • Isabelle Coates
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