Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is one of the leading funders of innovative research into better cures for childhood cancers. ALSF also offers programs to support childhood cancer families, including a Travel for Care program. The organization was founded by Alexandra Scott, who raised $1 million by hosting lemonade stands and inspiring others to do the same, before passing away at age 8 from cancer. ALSF carries forward her "one cup at a time" approach to fighting childhood cancer.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care.
The Movember Foundationis a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, longer lives. They achieve this with their annual Movember campaign in November, recognized for its fun and innovative approach to raising money for prostate cancer and testicular cancer. Sign up at Movember.com to participate or donate.
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is rewriting the book on how to fight a deadly disease, using a results-oriented, comprehensive strategy of funding and advancing private research, advocating for increased federal research funding, providing critical services to patients and raising awareness nationwide. Today we are working with heightened urgency to double pancreatic cancer survival by 2020.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospitalis leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Our purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children®. St. Jude has helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate to more than 80 percent, but we won't stop until no child dies from cancer. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food, because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.