Our charity partners will be attending the Mesothelioma Race For Justice 5K. They will each have a table set up at the event. Feel free ask them questions and seek out ways to get involved with their charitable initiates.
Rush is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the people and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, and research and community partnerships.
Gilda’s Club’s mission is to ensure all people impacted by cancer feel empowered through knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.
The American Lung Association (ALA) focuses on five strategic imperatives: defeating lung cancer, improving air quality to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families, eliminating tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases, accelerating fundraising, and enhancing organizational effectiveness to support the urgency of their work. The ALA’s mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy, and research. Their vision is to build a world free of lung disease.
For more than 25 years, the NOCC has been committed to raising awareness, promoting education, and funding research in support of women, families, and communities impacted by ovarian cancer. The NOCC is well established as an important national advocate for patients and families struggling with this insidious disease. It remains steadfast in its mission to save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer and to improve the quality of life for survivors. The NOCC’s programs and initiatives offer many opportunities for survivors and loved ones to share their personal experiences and gain support from one another. The NOCC has formed a strong community that offers hope and strength throughout each journey.