A Daffodil against Cancer 2023: race, pins, donations

From March 14 to 26, 2023, it's the 19th edition of Une Daffodil contre le Cancer, a national campaign calling for the mobilization and collection of donations for cancer research. Theme of the year, sponsors, events, shop, race, how to donate...

  A Daffodil against Cancer 2023: race, pins, donations

[Updated March 1, 2023 at 9:29 a.m.] The 19th campaign national solidarity A Daffodil Against Cancer is launched from March 14, 2023 until March 26, 2023 . This year, the focus is on a major issue in the fight against cancer: screening and early diagnosis . Each year, the Institut Curie, the leading French center for the fight against cancer, organizes this campaign of call for mobilization and collection of donations for cancer research. This 19 It is edition aims to raise more than 1 million euros to support research and medical innovation against cancer. For that, solidarity events were held everywhere in France, in particular The Connected Daffodil Race . The general public, businesses, associations, communities, municipalities and thousands of volunteers have therefore been invited to mobilize to raise as many funds as possible. Dates, godfathers, godmothers, events... All the info for the 2023 edition.

Date: When is A Daffodil Against Cancer in 2023?

The 19th campaign of A Daffodil against Cancer takes place from March 14 to 26, 2023 .

What is the theme for A Daffodil Against Cancer in 2023?

Institut Curie has chosen for this 2023 edition to devote its campaign A Daffodil Against Cancer screening and early diagnosis : major issues for which it is essential to advance research and develop new strategies. As a reminder, in 2022, the campaign A Daffodil against Cancer is dedicated to cancers in adolescents and young adults (AJA) . These young patients require treatment specific to their age and the type of cancer they are suffering from (paediatric or adult tumor).

List of events of a Daffodil against Cancer 2023

Thursday, March 16, 2023 Place du Panthéon in Paris: Launching ceremony of the 19th edition of A Daffodil Against Cancer. Institut Curie invites you to join us for this festive and supportive event in the presence of the campaign's official sponsors.

► All people in solidarity with this great cause will be able to come and buy Daffodils and derivative products on the sales stands of the Daffodil Village place du Panthéon (Paris 5th) from Tuesday March 14 to Saturday March 18, 2023, and at the entrances to Institut Curie hospital sites (Paris 5th – Saint-Cloud 92) from Monday March 13 to Friday March 17, 2023

Starting Tuesday, March 14, 2023 , across France and online, for the 3rd consecutive year, Institut Curie is launching its connected challenge 'the Daffodil race against Cancer', covering a maximum of kilometers together against cancer, where energy is transformed into a donation, with 1 euro donated to the Institut Curie

Throughout March 2023: sales of products-sharing, rounding up at the checkout, calls for donations, sporting events, solidarity events and sales... Actions of generosity in the colors of the daffodil will flourish everywhere in France thanks to the mobilization of partner companies, associations and individuals.

Why is the symbol a daffodil?

The daffodil is the symbol of the fight against cancer . Wearing it as pins or buying them allows you to show your support for this cause.

  Logo d'Une Jonquille contre le Cancer
Daffodil Against Cancer Logo

Where to buy daffodils?

You can buy daffodils from the sales stalls in the Daffodil Village Place du Panthéon (Paris 5th) Tuesday 14 to Saturday 18 March 2023 , and at the entrances to the Institut Curie hospital sites (Paris 5th – Saint-Cloud 92) from Monday March 13 to Friday March 17, 2023 . The sale of daffodils for the benefit of the operation also takes place directly in the Truffaut garden centers . Also, to support the 'A Daffodil against Cancer' campaign, the Institut Curie is offering a Online Store to buy: a daffodil badge, a daffodil pen, a daffodil notebook or a shopping bag.

Who are the godparents of a Daffodil for Curie?

Several public figures are committed to the Institut Curie in the fight against cancer. For the latest edition, several godfathers and godmothers are mobilizing: Astrid Bard, Antoine De Caunes, Daphne Bürki, Christophe Beaugrand, Maya Lauqué, Marco Prince, Sandrine Quétier...

  Godparents 2022 d'Une Jonquille contre le Cancer
Godfathers and godmothers 2022 of A Daffodil against Cancer

How do I participate in the Daffodil Race Against Cancer?

Every year, the public is invited to participate throughout France in the connected challenge of the ' Daffodil Race '. This year, the connected race takes place from Tuesday March 14 to Sunday March 26, 2023. Concretely, each participant makes his promise of kilometers during his inscription . For each kilometer travelled, a donation of €1 will be donated to the Institut Curie by the major partner of the event, Allianz France. The funds raised will support research and medical innovation against cancer carried out at the Institut Curie.

What is the poster for Une Daffodil for Curie 2023?

A Daffodil against Cancer 2023 poster
A Daffodil against Cancer 2023 poster

How to make a donation for A Daffodil against Cancer?

Anyone can contribute to advance research on the disease by making a donation via mobile, by downloading the free physical activity coaching application A Daffodil for Curie Since iTunes or since Google Play :

  • By telephone , nothing's easier ! Donate 5 euros by texting HOPE to 92 002.
  • By check payable to Institut Curie , Donor Department, Iris Marson, 26 rue d'Ulm, 75248 Paris Cedex 05
  • On the Internet, donate directly from the site unejonquillepourcurie.fr , buy a solidarity object (badge, pen, bag, notebook, pot of daffodils...) on the Online Store . Invite your friends, your colleagues, your loved ones to make a donation and support your commitment against cancer.

What are Daffodil Against Cancer donations used for?

In 2022: 1,060,000 euros in donations collected have supported research and projects dedicated to adolescent and young adult cancer.

In 2021, the donations collected (899,000 euros) were intended big data and artificial intelligence in order to improve cancer research and medical innovation, better understand the cancerous disease in all its complexity, and predict its evolution in order to better fight it.

in 2020 , the donations collected (533,000 euros) in an exceptional health context made it possible to support precision medicine , an essential step to better diagnose and treat patients by offering them individualized treatments And adapted to the characteristics of each patient's tumor (either targeted therapy or specific immunotherapy).

in 2019 , the donations collected (630,000 euros) made it possible to support the fondamental research .

in 2018 , the 525,000 euros raised enabled the creation of SIREDO, the first pediatric cancer center in France, bringing together in the same place and on the same floor, the expertise of more than 70 scientists, 5 research teams and around fifty caregivers.

Sources: Institut Curie website / A Day Against Cancer website and press release

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