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Dodgers set for fourth annual ThinkCure Weekend

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers will hold the fourth annual ThinkCure Weekend on Sept. 2-3 with a fundraising effort to help cancer research at City of Hope and Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

ThinkCure, the Dodgers' charitable partnership with the two hospitals, has provided $1.84 million in grants to the two facilities.

Among the fundraising activities that will be held during the Dodgers' games against Arizona on Sept. 2 and San Diego on Sept. 3:

• Donation appeals by visiting www.thinkcure.org, by texting the word "cure" to 50555 for a $10 donation or by phoning the telethon at 855-424-4056 beginning Sunday at 8 a.m.

• An auction of Dodgers memorabilia by the Dodger Dream Foundation to benefit ThinkCure.

• A first pitch by leading cancer physicians, researchers and fundraisers.

• Check presentations totaling $200,000 from major donors.

• A "Kids Take the Field" with children from the two hospitals greeting a Dodger at his position.

• A City of Hope Bloodmobile will take blood donations Sunday at Viva Los Dodgers in Parking Lot 6.

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers will hold the fourth annual ThinkCure Weekend on Sept. 2-3 with a fundraising effort to help cancer research at City of Hope and Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

ThinkCure, the Dodgers' charitable partnership with the two hospitals, has provided $1.84 million in grants to the two facilities.

Among the fundraising activities that will be held during the Dodgers' games against Arizona on Sept. 2 and San Diego on Sept. 3:

• Donation appeals by visiting www.thinkcure.org, by texting the word "cure" to 50555 for a $10 donation or by phoning the telethon at 855-424-4056 beginning Sunday at 8 a.m.

• An auction of Dodgers memorabilia by the Dodger Dream Foundation to benefit ThinkCure.

• A first pitch by leading cancer physicians, researchers and fundraisers.

• Check presentations totaling $200,000 from major donors.

• A "Kids Take the Field" with children from the two hospitals greeting a Dodger at his position.

• A City of Hope Bloodmobile will take blood donations Sunday at Viva Los Dodgers in Parking Lot 6.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.