The Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation is blessed to have the support of the surrounding communities. You will find a wide variety of fundraisers to participate in all with the goal of helping raise money to provide hope, help and healing to the people undergoing treatment at the Bismarck Cancer Center. From race cars, to horseback riding, from Applefest to Masks in the Moonlight, from hunting to bowling and more, there is something for everyone.

Healing Art Workshops

The Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation is pleased to announce a monthly expressive arts workshop located at ART Gallerie on Main in Bismarck, ND. Gallery owner Lydia Richez-Bowman is an artist and cancer survivor, and she leads these healing workshops to help participants create a personal 'masterpiece' to take home!

  • What: Free art workshops for current and former BCC patients, their families and caregivers.
  • When: First Thursday of the Month from 6-8 p.m. and the First Saturday of the Month from 2-4 p.m.(Select the day that works best for you; the classes are the same.)
  • Where: ART Gallerie on Main - 402 E. Main Ave., Bismarck
  • How to participate: Call Lydia at 701-425-8439 *Pre-registration is required


FROM: 1/7/2018
TO: 1/19/2019
Nutrition 101 for Survivors

Are you curious about what you can do as a survivor to have an impact on the quality of your life? Come listen to Amanda Ihmels, our Oncology Dietition, ive an overview on healthy eating for surivorship.  Class participants will learn nutrition guidleines for survivorship, how to read a food label and learn about resources to help support their health goals.

                                                          Join us for Nutrition 101 Classes 

                                              Class Dates: April 16, July 16th, October 17th

                                                                       from 5:30-7:00

                                    To register for the class call Amanda at 701-222-6154 or e-mail:

FROM: 3/5/2018
TO: 10/17/2018
Project HOPE

  • March 19-23, 2018 - Project HOPE in Steele, Napoleon, Wishek, Strasburg & Ashley
  • May 7-11, 2018 - Project HOPE in Bismarck/Mandan
  • June 11-15, 2018 - Project HOPE in McCLusky, Harvey, Stanton, Carrington & Rugby
  • July 16-20, 2018 - Project HOPE in Dickinson, Hettinger, Bowman & Richardton
  • October 22-26, 2018 - Project HOPE in Wilton, Washburn, Turtle Lake, Garrison, Center, Beulah, Hazen & Watford City

Join area businesses in supporting project HOPE, an exciting week-long community event building awareness and providing wellness tips to employees about four of the most prevalent cancers in North Dakota.  The next project HOPE is scheduled for the communities of Steele, Napoleon, Wishek, Strasburg, and Ashley. This community wellness event is designed to educate employees about healthy lifestyles, cancer prevention and early detection and to promote hope for a healthier tomorrow.

Participating businesses are asked to allow their employees to dress casually and/or wear the cancer ribbon colors on the designated day in support of cancer awareness.  Featured cancers for 2018 Project HOPE week include: Skin Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer and Head/Neck Cancer. The last day of project HOPE week we celebrate Survivors!

To participate in project HOPE, each employee is typically asked to make a donation of $10 to the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation. In return for their donation and participation, Bismarck Cancer Center provides each business with posters, an awareness newsletter, stickers, wellness information and more.

All proceeds from project HOPE support the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation. Donations stay local and are used to support cancer patients with financial, transportation, lodging, emotional, and additional needs.

project HOPE Registration

Join others in your community who are committed to providing Hope, Help and Healing. Please fill out the registration form to indicate that you are committed to educating your employees about healthy lifestyles, cancer prevention and early detection.

***Please include the number of Employees in the Notes portion of your registration.

FROM: 3/19/2018
TO: 11/1/2018
Yoga for Healing

Yoga for Healing is six free yoga classes designed to limit stress, reduce fatigue, and promote healing for cancer patients, pre, post or during treatment. Everyone is welcome and bring a friend. 

Classes will take place on the following days from 4 -5 p.m. in the conference room at the Bismarck Cancer Center, 500 N 8th Street, Bismarck. Please check in at the front desk upon arrival. The Cancer Center has mats and blocks available, but you are welcome to bring your own if you wish. 

Tuesday, March 27
Monday, April 9 
Monday, April 16
Monday, April 23
Monday, April 30
Monday, May 7
Monday, May 14

Pre-registration is required. Please contact Dana at 701-222-6145 or email

FROM: 3/27/2018
TO: 5/14/2018
Boxers & Beer

Tickets will be available at the door while supplies last

or order online tickets at:

The 3rd Annual Boxers & Beer event, sponsored by McQuade Distributing, is an evening of fun designed to raise awareness for male cancers. This year's event will feature a live fashionably decorated boxer auction, silent auction, a cancer survivor speaker, beer sampling, snacks and more.

General admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door, or $40 VIP tickets that allow guests to enjoy special appetizers, drinks, and photos with the models between 4:30-5:30 (the VIP ticket also gets you a reserved VIP seat!) Tables are also available with 8 seats for $250 general admission or $500 VIP (VIP event before the show). We sold out in 2017 so make sure you get to this spirited eventthere early!

For more information about sponsoring this event or participating as a boxer artist (boxer deadline - April 6), contact the Bismarck Cancer Center at 701-222-6100 or email



FROM: 4/25/2018
TO: 4/25/2018
Live Well Series-Dickinson

 All classes will be held from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Players Sports Bar & Grill, 2050 1st Ave E, Dickinson, ND

 Workshops are open to the public and snacks will be provided!

Topics that will be covered:

  • Nutrition Needs for the Cancer Survivor
    • Monday, April 30
  • ‚ÄčUsing Mindfulness to Thrive
    • Monday, May 7
  • Taking Care of the Caregiver
    • Tuesday, May 15
  • Get Moving! Physical Activity After Cancer
    • Monday, May 21

For more information contact Linn Zander at 701-222-6172.

RSVP’s requested

*This program is funded through the ND Department of Health Comprehensive Cancer Control Program

FROM: 4/30/2018
TO: 5/21/2018
Big Muddy CrossFit
Rug Rats Memorial Softball Tournament

                   Rugrats Softball Tournament - June 1-3, 2018

The Rug Rats Memorial Softball Tournament is a tradition for many softball teams in the region. This two-day tournament in Mandan is a great way to kick off summer and support a great cause.  Proceeds from the weekend go to the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation to support patients going through cancer treatment. 

Weekend activities include an all-star game and silent auction. In 2017 we welcomed over 50 teams!

FROM: 6/1/2018
TO: 6/3/2018
Saddle Up for Cancer

Saturday, August 18, 2018                                                                                                                                        

This year marks the 11th Annual Horseback Riding Event to benefit the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation.  

The ride will take place in Wilton, North Dakota (more information coming soon).

$20 suggested donation per rider

Contact the Bismarck Cancer Center at 701-222-6100 or by emailing for more information, or contact Clarissa at 701-220-5289. 

FROM: 8/18/2018
TO: 8/18/2018


September 22-23, 2018

Buckstop Junction, Bismarck ND

Join us for the 12th Annual Applefest! You will find food, live music, food and craft vendors, children’s games, a tractor show and much more!

For more information contact Sara at 701-222-6119 or

FROM: 9/22/2018
TO: 9/23/2018