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West Region Virtual Paddle Raise

Help us meet our $240,000 match challenge goal!

Having to postpone and cancel many of our galas means funding for research and services is at risk.

We need your financial support more than ever before to help us save lives.

Cancer treatments can leave patients with compromised immune systems, making them more vulnerable to COVID-19.
Your donation can help people like Victoria get the information and support they need during this unprecedented crisis.
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"I was able to talk to someone about what I was going through. It was nice just being heard."

$100

Cancer Screenings

Could support cancer prevention screenings which declined by 94% due to the pandemic.

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$250

Prevention

Could support children's HPV cancer vaccinations. Rates decreased by 73% due to the pandemic

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$500

Online Personal Health Manager

Could help cancer patients track important information & documents related to their treatment.

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The Challenges for Cancer Patients During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Under the best of circumstances, a cancer diagnosis can be frightening and devastating. As the COVID-19 crisis grows larger each day and spreads without discrimination across the country, cancer patients, their caregivers, and health care providers have been greatly impacted. You can help.

51%

of ACS-funded
researchers

Have had to halt their work entirely. As these laboratories and institutions restart their cancer research in the coming months, they will face significant additional costs and enhanced safety measures.  

Research Programs

12,000

approximate
number of calls
from cancer
patients weekly

To help offset the compounding feelings of isolation of those facing cancer, we have added video conferencing capabilities to deliver answers and reassurance.

Patient Services

915

Thousand

Number of screenings we’ve contributed to underserved communities since 2011. Community health centers are experiencing a surge of patients coming back for missed cancer treatments and screening.

Community Initiatives

2.6

Million

Number of Cancer deaths averted since 1991. Insufficient funding will delay progress in future cancer prevention and hinder the discovery of lifesaving treatments and therapies.

Cancer Progress

We need your help to keep critical support and resources available during this crisis

Help us make an impact when cancer patients needs us most.

$1,000 Cancer Prevention Study 3 Researching the factors that cause or prevent cancer including the future impact of COVID-19.
$2,600 Reach To Recovery Provides 40 peer support sessions for breast cancer Patients.
$5,000 Hope Lodge Fund Operating costs for 100 nights of free lodging for first line responders and patients.
$10,000 24/7 Cancer Helpline Pays for 400 calls to our helpline. 80% of calls in March were COVID-19 related.
$25,000 Road To Recovery Provide 500 rides to treatment for cancer patients who need it most.
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PARTICIPATING EVENTS

  • A Night at the Chefs Table, Fresno, CA
  • A Taste of Hope in the High Desert, Victorville, CA
  • Anchorage Wine & Food Festival, Anchorage, AK
  • California Spirit, Los Angeles, CA
  • Capital Invitational, Sacramento, CA
  • Celebration of Life Fashion Show, Monterey, CA
  • Champions of the Challenge, Santa Ana, CA
  • Coaches vs Cancer Invitational, Las Vegas, NV
  • Desert Invitational, Coachella Valley, CA
  • Desert Spirit Gala, Coachella Valley, CA
  • Discovery Gala, San Francisco, CA
  • East Bay Gala, Berkeley, CA
  • Flower of Hope Gala, Pasadena, CA
  • Game on Gala, Spokane, WA
  • Garden of Hope Fashion Show, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Great Gatsby of Ventura, Ventura, CA
  • GVL: Design and Discovery, Los Gatos, CA
  • Hope Gala, Portland, OR
  • Hope Gala, Sacramento, CA
  • Hope Gala, Seattle, WA
  • Inland Empire Gala, Riverside, CA
  • Cancer League Gala, Long Beach, CA
  • Magic of Hope Gala, Los Angeles, CA
  • Magic of Hope, San Diego, CA
  • Moonlight Gala, Stockton, CA
  • Night of Hope Gala, Everett, WA
  • Riviera Luncheon, Santa Barbara, CA
  • San Diego Invitational, San Diego, CA
  • Valley of Hope Gala, Bakersfield, CA
  • Washington Invitational, Seattle, WA

Thank you to our MATCHING GIFT SUPPORTER!

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Thank you to our generous donors who donated over $5,000:
  • Diedrich Espresso
  • Choice Medical Group
  • David & Carolyn Johnston
Matching Donor Anonymous Donor - $100k
Randy & Ann Moore
Thank you to our generous donors who contributed over $10,000:
  • The Estate of Gary I. Eisenberg
  • Paul & Susan Hering
  • Compassionate Scholars Inc.
  • Dragonjac Family