In recognition of Black History Month, the Hawks Foundation will donate $250 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation for every assist registered by the Hawks in February 2021.

Grant Hill
on Awareness & Prevention

In recognition of Black History Month, the Atlanta Hawks and the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) are partnering again to battle prostate cancer and bring awareness to fans with the Black History Month Assist Challenge. Throughout the month of February, for every assist registered by the Hawks, the Hawks Foundation will donate $250 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

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The Facts

1 in 8

1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.

76%

A man of African Descent is 76% more likely to develop prostate cancer than a Caucasian man.

2.2x

A man of African Descent is 2.2 times more likely to die from prostate cancer.

99%

When caught and treated early, prostate cancer has a 99% survival rate.

50%

The U.S. death rate from prostate cancer has dropped by more than 50% since 1993.

The Challenge
Hawks donate $250 for every Assist in February


ASSISTS


DONATED

+ $92,500
Matched contribution from

The Tony Ressler and Jami Gertz Family Foundation

For a total of

$185,000

DONATED
Emory Healthcare Emory Healthcare

At Winship Cancer Institute, Emory Healthcare clinicians provide comprehensive care through an extensive network of facilities across the metro area, including medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging and other services.

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