Cruisin’ for a Cure was started in
2000 by Debbie Baker whose husband was diagnosed with prostate
cancer. Ross Kroenert came on board as a volunteer to help with the
cruise and turned into my right arm! His father also suffered and
passed with Prostate Cancer. Cruisin’ for a Cure is the world’s
largest one-day charity car show with over 3,500 vehicles on display
and over 200 vendors and exhibitors. They get to cruise through the
OC Fair & Event Center for 1.5 miles and/or park and just display
Cruisin’ for a Cure is a registered non-profit California
organization. The logistics, marketing, and organization of the show
is all handled by volunteers dedicated to our cause of saving our
men from prostate cancer. Unlike many other automotive fundraising
events, none of the proceeds goes to a car club, promoter, or to
Be assured that your participation in the event and any donations go
directly to prostate cancer research to find a cure!
About Prostate Cancer
Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in
American men. Estimates for prostate cancer in the United States for
However, more than 2.9 million men in the United States who have been
diagnosed with prostate cancer are still alive today. THAT statistic is
why we are here at Cruisin’ for a Cure.
For statistics related to survival, see the section on the American
Cancer Society website on Survival rates for prostate cancer.*
FREE PSA Test
A simple PSA test, while not the complete answer, will indicate if there
is the possibility of a problem. While you are at the Cruise, please
visit the PSA testing center located in the Anaheim Building and take
advantage of this free test. It is a simple, painless blood test.
This past year, over 1,000 men were tested at the Cruise. Of these, 140
were discovered to have an elevated PSA count of over 2.2 and were
instructed to see their doctor for further testing. Over the past
several years, over 10,000 men have been tested at the show and hundreds
of lives have been saved.
Please ensure that you take the free PSA test at the show! Your
life depends on it and it takes less than 10 minutes and you will
receive your results in less than 30 days.
The test is from 7:30am to 4:30pm on the day of the show. Test results
arrive within 4 weeks!
WE ARE SO GRATEFUL FOR ALL OF YOUR CONTINUED GENEROSITY!