Pin Cancer™ was founded in 2011 by a former wrestler Dan Tramontozzi after finding out his mother (Margie) was diagnosed with Stage 3C Ovarian Cancer.
Being affected first hand, and still heavily involved with the wrestling community, Dan wanted to unite the sport and form an organization that could help inspire awareness and raise funds to support cancer care and research.
He turned to his College roommate and long-time friend, Jared Ferreira who thought the story behind Dan’s plan was compelling and motivating. Jared, who has had success with developing a non-profit program himself, immediately joined the team to expand on Dan’s vision.
Since inception, the organization has raised more than $2 million, and proceeds are donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.