Hammer Down Cancer Games

Every year, a series of athletic games connects the Boilermaker community’s love for football, basketball and finding a cure for cancer. The Hammer Down Cancer games raise money for and awareness of the Purdue Institute for Cancer Research.

You can Hammer Down Cancer by sharing your game day pics using the #HammerDownCancer hashtag and tagging @PUCancerInst, and by supporting the Purdue Institute for Cancer Research’s continued impact by giving here.

Upcoming Hammer Down Cancer Games

Fight Like a Boilermaker Pink - Women's Basketball game

Monday, February 5 - Purdue vs Illinois

8 P.M.

Fans can donate here to get a custom message on the ribbon board during the game.

Deadline to donate: January 29, 2024


Other Events:

Challenge 5K Race

April 13, 2024

Learn more and register here.

Purdue Day of Giving

Coming soon!


Recent Events

Hammer Down Cancer - Men's Basketball game

January 23 - Purdue took home the win over Michigan