Hinz: Much more than a football coach
Hinz, 45, died last Wednesday after battling non-smoker’s lung cancer for nearly three years.
The memorial service for Hinz, head football coach at Post Falls High the past 11 years, is scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. at the Post Falls High football field. A celebration of life will follow at the Greyhound Park and Event Center in Post Falls.
2016 recipient of the Upstage Lung Cancer "Fan Award" is: Chris Draft, of Team Draft!
Boston, MA. Each year, Upstage Lung Cancer has bestowed our “Fan Award” on an individual or organization whose efforts have shown exceptional leadership in the area of lung cancer.
It could be for the courage to speak out and raise awareness, for advocacy, or for conducting research leading to new methods of early detection and identification of lung cancer.
This year, we are thrilled to announce that the 2016 recipient of the Upstage Lung Cancer "Fan Award" is: Chris Draft, of Team Draft!
Former Bear, Rush Patient Take on Lung Cancer
Chicago, IL. Feldman, a mother of four, lost her mother, father, aunt and other loved ones to lung cancer before she was diagnosed with the disease at age 39. She joined with Team Draft for the organization’s Lung Cancer Survivors Super Bowl Challenge fundraiser and chose Rush has her beneficiary.
Cancer-stricken Wilcox track coach has former NFL player in her corner
Brewer, a non-smoker, also has a point she wants to emphasize.“I just want to make sure that everybody knows that really anybody with lungs can get cancer,” she said. “It’s just not a smoker’s disease any more. It’s every-day people.”
Keeping Cancer a Secret
Four years ago, my body sent me a terrifying message that something was horribly wrong. My head started throbbing, my depth perception was suddenly gone, and I couldn't see anything but swirly colors. Then I started vomiting. My mom rushed me to an emergency room, where I had checked in before with lesser headaches.
Latest Press Releases
Team Draft Sends Super Bowl Challenge Winners to Super Bowl, Pro-Bowl and Taste of the NFL to Raise Lung Cancer Awareness
Phoenix, AZ. The winners of the inaugural Super Bowl Challenge will enjoy trips to the Super Bowl, the NFL Pro-Bowl and the Taste of the NFL this month as part of Team Draft’s National Campaign to Change the Face of Lung Cancer
Team Draft Kicks Off Lung Cancer Awareness Month in Titletown With the Green Bay Packers
(GREEN BAY, WIS.) – November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and Team Draft is kicking it off with the Green Bay Packers as they take on their long-time rivals the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football tonight. In partnership with Bellin Health—the Packers’ official healthcare provider—Team Draft arranged to have the game designated by the Packers as an official lung cancer awareness game.
Asthma Advocate, Chris Draft launches National Public Service Announcement in partnership with the EPA
The Foundation's Asthma Team will join Mothers & Others for Clean Air at Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School.
DEPLOYED TROOPS GREET EX-NFL STARS FOR FOURTH OF JULY WEEK CELEBRATIONS
Ex-NFL standouts Chris Draft, Donnie Edwards and Eric Metcalf have joined legendary front-office executive Bill Polian to visit troops stationed in the Middle East as part of a week long USO Entertainment tour.
Atlanta Hawks To Honor Team Draft Co-Founder Chris Draft With Be Greater Atlanta Award During Nationally Televised Game
(ATLANTA, GA) – On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, nearly twenty lung cancer survivors, support teams, and doctors will be on hand when the Atlanta Hawks honor Team Draft co-founder and former NFL linebacker, Chris Draft, with the Be Greater Atlanta Award. The award recognizes individuals throughout Metro Atlanta who are making a difference in their communities and will be presented to Draft during the Hawks game against the New York Knicks—a game which will be televised nationally on ESPN—in recognition of Team Draft’s national lung cancer awareness efforts.