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Each year, the Al Copeland Foundation raises much needed funds through our annual Krewe Du Cure to achieve our mission by funding phenomenal, ground breaking programs to find a cure for cancer right here in Louisiana!  Why Louisiana? The state has freighting high cancer rankings (6th for cancer diagnosis and 4th for cancer deaths in the U.S.) yet receives less than 1% of NCI funding. These statistics make funding locally, a critical need.


In the last 10 years, donors like you have made it possible to achieve phenomenal results to ensure we make Big Al’s final wish a reality.  Together we have:

  • Raised 1.8 million dollars which 100% of money raised has helped save lives and end cancer.
  • Bought over 10 different Immunotherapy treatments to Louisiana.  Immunotherapy: Uses your body to fight cancer with NO Chemo or Radiation.
  • Connected 15 patients to local trials.
  • Helped one patient so far become CANCER FREE!
  • With your help this year, we can continue to fulfill Big Al’s wish to save lives and end cancer.

We would like to ask you to support the Al Copeland Foundation’s mission to save lives and end cancer by supporting one of our events this year.  100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the LSU Health New Orleans Cancer Center to continue to fund immunotherapy treatments across Louisiana.  We will also ensure new immunotherapy treatments are brought to all LSU affiliated cancer centers across Louisiana.


3rd Annual Krewe Du Cure

May 17, 2018, Copeland Tower, 6:30 PM


10th Annual Golf Fest

Friday, May 18, 2018, Beau Chene Country Club, Tee Time 11 AM


3rd Annual Chicken Jam

Friday, July 6th, 2018, 5 pm- 9pm, at the UNO Lakefront Arena (New Venue this Year)



For more information or to donate to the Al Copeland Foundation, please contact Kathleen Gross Thomas, Foundation Director, at 504-620-3727 (direct office line), 504-491-3230 (cell) or kgthomas@alcopeland.com.


Thank you in advance for helping us Save Lives and End Cancer!