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BENEFITING: HOPE FOR YOUNG ADULTS WITH CANCER

EVENT DATE: Oct 05, 2014

THE STORY:

Who Is Hope For Young Adults With Cancer?

Hope For Young Adults With Cancer is a 501(c)(3) organization that is passionate about making the lives of young adults, ages 18 - 40, living with cancer a little bit easier. Our mission is to connect with our peers in the fight to provide direct financial support and a social network and outlet for those battling, surviving and living with cancer. Hope4YAWC is one of only a handful of non-profit organizations nationwide that focuses on providing direct financial support to young adults with cancer 18 – 40.
Over 72,000 young adults are diagnosed with cancer every year.
Survival rates for young adults have not risen since 1975.
This is due to unique factors such as lack of insurance, minimal participation in clinical trials and delayed diagnoses.

How Does Hope For Young Adults With Cancer Help?

Hope4YAWC raises funds through fundraisers and events organized by the charity and through partnerships with other organizations and businesses in the community, as well as through direct donations from businesses and individuals. We in turn provide direct financial support to young adults who currently are battling cancer as well as those who have been in remission for up to 5 years after their treatment. We provide this support to those who need it after a thorough examination and selection process through our "Giving Hope Fund" application.

Hope For Young Adults With Cancer’s “Giving Hope Fund”

The "Giving Hope Fund" allows young adults currently battling cancer, as well as those who have been in remission for up to 5 years after their treatment, the opportunity to help pay for necessities they encounter in everyday life. This includes but is not limited to obligations, such as rent and mortgage payments, cell phone and credit card bills, clothing, work and educated related materials, department store and grocery gift cards, as well as laptops and electronic devices. We would of course be remiss if we didn't include the opportunity to make payments on all forms of medical bills, healthcare premiums, doctor visits and prescription co-pays. The “Giving Hope Fund” is posted on our website and through our social media accounts twice a year, normally once in the spring and once in the fall.

Hope4YAWC Social Meetups & Fitness Programs

Social isolation is the number one concern in young adults with cancer. With this in mind, we organize quarterly meetups emphasizing a fun, stress-free environment where young adults with cancer can connect with other fighters and survivors their own age without feeling judged or embarrassed. We also offer yoga on weekends that is open to anyone, but mainly focus on building up physical strength and stress-relief for those young adults with cancer who are fatigued by the ramifications of their cancer treatment.

To learn more about Hope For Young Adults With Cancer, visit:
http://www.hope4yawc.org
http://www.facebook.com/Hope4yawc
http://twitter.com/Hope4yawc

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To This Fundraiser

$256

MONEY RAISED
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  • CTC

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $13

  • MEC

    $50

  • Crazy Auntie Ruthie

    $30

  • Nikki

    $25

  • Charlie and Renee Qualls

     

  • Kevin Roach

    $13

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102% Raised of $250 Goal

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The Team: $256 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Jessi Clayton

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Donor Comments

Kevin Roach

Kevin Roach

DONATION: $13

4 years ago

Charlie and Renee Qualls

Charlie and Renee Qualls

4 years ago

Nikki

Nikki

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Crazy Auntie Ruthie

Crazy Auntie Ruthie

DONATION: $30

You go girl! 4 years ago

MEC

MEC

DONATION: $50

DLC 4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $13

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

CTC

CTC

DONATION: $50

In memory of DLC 4 years ago