Why 11th Hour Racing?
11th Hour exists because no family should endure the added burden posed by financial hardship while they are fighting through critical illness. We seek to lessen or even eliminate these burdens so patients may focus on recovery, and their families on spending time with their loved ones.
We race to help support local cancer patients facing financial difficulty due to a cancer diagnosis. We run for those who cannot...
11th Hour Racing has supported cancer patients by paying for mortgage, rent, food, clothing, medicine, school supplies, etc..
1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime.
2015 Fundraising Goal
Mike Rowe founded 11th Hour Racing as a grassroots effort after taking care of a 35-year-old woman with stage four breast cancer who could not afford the oxygen she needed at home.
The idea? to create a group of athletes and medical professionals that would race in order to raise money for patients and their families when they could no longer pay their bills.
Fundraising begins for a family whose 41-year-old father was given a terminal diagnosis.
With a wife and three children at home, they were no longer able to afford the most basic necessities.
A patient from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is chosen as the team's second sponsor.
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