Max Cure In The Media

Crunch-Time Champions Still Giving Thrills
25th Anniversary Reunion of Cleveland’s Championship Team Benefiting The Max Cure Foundation & HandsOnSports Foundation

Dad challenges DC United goalie to help families battling childhood cancer

In Loss of Young Son to Cancer, Dad Gets Ink & Makes a Change

Tony Katz Talks With The Max Cure Foundation’s Jonathan Agin About Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

WBJB Radio Interview: The Heart of Gold Benefit.

Hashtag Prescription: The hidden cost of crowd-sourcing a cure


Order Spring Flowers to Support Y.E.S. and Used Sneakers to Dunk Your Kicks


CG youth football tournament to assist cancer patients


John Carroll SAAC To Host “Streaks To The Max” 24-Hour Charity Swim Relay


Ties For A Cure benefitting The Max Cure Foundation:


September 2015 – WIBC Tony Katz Interview with Jonathan Agin about the lack of federal funding for childhood cancer. http://www.wibc.com/blogs/indys-morning-news/childhood-cancer-doesnt-get-attention-it-deserves

July 2015 – Boston Globe Magazine: Sick kids, desperate parents, and the battle for experimental drugs. The complex world of compassionate use drugs and who gets access to them.

July 2015 – The Fairfield Sun: Corporate FunRun Fairfield County 5k is July 30 (Introducing MCF and Dunk Your Kicks in Fairfield County as part of the Corporate FunRun.)

June 2015 – Max Cure Foundation’s Vice-Chairman, Richard Plotkin being interviewed by Al Cole from CBS Radio regarding the realities of childhood cancer and the Save Josh story.

April 2015 – Brooke Gladstone from NPR’s On The Media interviews Richard Plotkin about social media, compassionate use and the Save Josh story. Hype & Hope: The #SaveJosh Story

Spring 2015 – Syracuse University Magazine: David Plotkin ’94 Inspiring a Cure

December 2014 – The Business Journal: The Max Cure Foundation Invites People to “Roar for a Cure” for Pediatric Cancer – Rockefeller Center Window to Raise Awareness

August 2014 – Hampton’s Magazine: ‘Hamptons’ and 525 America Celebrate the East End with a Sweater That Gives Back.

March 2014 – The Save Josh story: Richard Plotkin’s interview on Fox & Friends where he calls upon Chimerix’s Board of Directors to give Josh the medications he needed in hopes to save his life. “Drug Company Refuses 7-Year-Old Boy Life-Saving Medicine Despite Donation”

June 2014 – Bergen.com: Going to the Max: Foundation paves the way for pediatric cancer research one step at a time.

March 2014 – Examiner.com: Aviva Drescher hosts charity event benefiting Max Cure Foundation at Cozy’s Cuts.

February 2014 – The Today Show interviews Max Cure Foundation’s Chairman, David Plotkin about Dunk Your Kicks and our Roar Beyond Barriers program.

December 2013 – The Max Cure Foundation and EHE International Inspire Holiday Spirit at Rockefeller Center

November 2013 – Health2Fit.com interviews Arizona Roar Beyond Barriers family and Max Cure’s Marketing Director and Dunk Your Kicks Program Director about how used sneakers can help make a difference in the childhood cancer world.

November 2013 – Max Cure Foundation brings Dunk Your Kicks to Arizona for the Dirty Girl Mud Run to support families with a child battling cancer.

October 2013 – Forbe’s David Thorpe Interviews Richard and David Plotkin. “Hedge Fund Trader Turned Social Entrepreneur Raises $2 Million For Kids’ Cancer”


August 2013 – Hamptons.com: Max Cure Foundation Is Roaring For A Cure In The Hamptons

November 2012 – Dr. Richard O’Reilly of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center speaks about Max Cure Foundation.

September 2012 – Chance from Chance TV interviews The Max Cure Foundation’s Roar Beyond Barriers family, Qualeek & his mother Felicia, as well as MCF Co-Founder Richard Plotkin at the Trent Tucker Celebrity Gala.

August 2012 – Max Cure mentioned in Hampton’s Magazine.

July 2012 – Today’s Honoree: Cancer Research Advocate Richard Plotkin Is Today’s Honoree

July 2012 – The East Hampton Star: Foundation is Helping Former Bonac Star’s Family

July 2012 – The Bedford Daily Voice: Organization Lends Support to Families Fighting Cancer

June 2012 – Huffington Post: Lead by Example 

June 2012 – Today’s Honoree: Max Cure Foundation Founder David Plotkin Is Today’s Honoree

June 2012 – Westchester Magazine: The Max Cure Foundation’s Roar for a Cure Cocktail Party

May 2012 – Huffington Post: Not Letting Cancer Define Us

May 2012 – Chappaqua-Mount Kisco Patch: Fighting Cancer, MaxCure Holds Fundraiser at Churchill’s

May 2012 – Mt. Kisco Daily Voice: Churchills of Mt. Kisco Hosts ‘Roar for the Cure’

May 2012 – Millburn-Short Hills Patch: B’nai Israel Hosts ‘got mitzvah?’

April 2012 – Examiner.com: Wall Street company gives B(T)IG to charity

April 2012 – Livingston Patch: Early School Students ‘Dunk Your Kicks’ for Charity

April 2012 – Contra Cost Times: Around Danville: Diablo Vista Middle students fundraise to fight cancer.

March 2012 – Bergen.com: Social Scene: Dad kicks off idea to raise funds for pediatric cancer

March 2012 – The Modern Village: DAVID PLOTKIN Father of three kids and The Max Cure Foundation.

March 2012 – NorthJersey.com: Donating old sneakers to help pediatric cancer research

February 2012 – Bergen.com: For The Kids: The Max Cure Foundation holds “Dunk Your Kicks” event at Smith Elementary in Tenafly.

February 2012 – Examiner.com: Dunk Your Kicks for pediatric cancer

February 2012 – The Starting Five Interview: David Plotkin Founder Of The Max Cure Foundation

Christie Brinkley at the 1st Annual Roar For A Cure Carnival.

November 2011- IB Talk Online: Max Cure Foundation Boss David Plotkin On The Challenges Associated With Pediatric Cancer In The U.S.

November 2011 – IB Talk Online: Max Cure Foundation Launches ‘Beyond Barriers’ Initiative To Help Fight Pediatric Cancer

October 2011 – Society’s Choice: Max: The Bravest Boy In The World

October 2011 – Eye on New York: David Plotkin on “Eye On New York” 2011

October 2011: Max and David Plotkin speak at the Childhood Cancer Summit.

August 2011 – VICC News – Hiebert’s Lymphoma Research Gains Support

August 2011 – The East Hampton Star: The Spinners Road

July 2011 – News Medical: The Max Cure Foundation, SWCRF partner to fund pediatric cancer research.

June 2010 – NYC Dads Group: New York Family Magazine Recognizes Fathers of All Stripes