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Friends of Hope

At Hope For Young Adults With Cancer we strive to provide the resources necessary to win not only the physical fight against cancer, but the mental and financial one as well. Below you will find a list of organizations that Hope4YAWC has communicated and worked with that we consider to be “Friends of Hope” because of the great work that they do in the young adult cancer community.

Is your organization missing? E-mail billy@hope4yawc.org


3 Little Birds 4 Life

Enhancing the lives of young adult cancer patients, ages 18-40, with any type of cancer at any stage.

http://3littlebirds4life.org/                      Facebook                       Twitter

Athletes For Cancer

Athletes 4 Cancer

Focuses on renewing, rebuilding, and restarting lives after cancer through outdoor adventure.

http://athletes4cancer.org/                     Facebook                        Twitter


Cancer and Careers

Empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.

http://www.cancerandcareers.org                     Facebook                        Twitter


CancerFightClub Community

Provides adolescent & young adult patients & survivors, caregivers, family & friends, instant access to the resources & support services that help guide them through their cancer experience in Canada.

http://www.cancerfightclub.com                     Facebook                        Twitter

Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis

Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis

Offers professionally-led support groups, networking groups, educational workshops, nutrition and gentle exercise programs, and stress-reduction classes utilizing the Patient Active Concept to empower and educate individuals affected by cancer.

http://www.cancersupportstl.org/                   Facebook                       Twitter

Comfycozy's for Chemo

Comfycozys for Chemo

Bringing dignity and comfort into the harsh world of cancer.

http://www.comfycozys.com                        Facebook                        Twitter


Critical Mass

Offers resources that adolescents and young adults with cancer need to survive and thrive.

http://criticalmass.org/          Facebook               Twitter

Cuck Fancer

Cuck Fancer.

Providing young adult cancer survivors anything they need to get their lives back on track.

http://www.cuckfancer.com/                        Facebook                         Twitter

Epic Experience

Epic Experience

Offers free week-long outdoor adventure experiences to individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer & adult cancer survivors to ski, paddle, and ride past those three words, “I HAVE CANCER”.

http://www.epicexperience.org/              Facebook                 Twitter

First Descents

First Descents

Offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors  a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower them to climb, paddle and surf beyond their diagnosis, defy their cancer, reclaim their lives and connect with others doing the same.

http://firstdescents.org/              Facebook                 Twitter



GiveForward provides personalized fundraising web pages so friends and family can send support to a loved one in need.

http://www.giveforward.com/                   Facebook                     Twitter

Imerman Angels

Imerman Angels

Provides personalized connections that enable 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.

http://www.imermanangels.org/             Facebook              Twitter

Joe's Sister

Joe’s Sister

A forum for siblings of young adults with cancer who have lost a sibling, a friend or someone who felt like a sibling.

http://joessister.com    Facebook         


Lacuna Loft

Provides lifestyle support for young adult cancer and long term illness patients, survivors, and caregivers. 

lacunaloft.com               Facebook              Twitter

Mass Kickers

Mass Kickers

Provides support and motivation to all newly-diagnosed patients, family, and friends affected by tumors or cancer.

http://www.masskickers.org                Facebook            Twitter



A unique crowd funding platform specifically created to ease the financial stresses of cancer. It’s a place to connect, gather support and stay updated.

https://www.standbuy.us/                Facebook              Twitter

Stupid Cancer

Stupid Cancer

Empowering young adults affected by cancer through innovative and award-winning programs and services.

http://www.stupidcancer.org                Facebook              Twitter

Testicular Cancer Foundation

Testicular Cancer Foundation

Provides education & support to young men to raise awareness about testicular cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer among males ages 15 – 35.

http://testicularcancer.org/              Facebook                       Twitter

Tessticular Cancer Society

Testicular Cancer Society

Raising awareness for the most common form of cancer among males age 15-35 while also providing support for fighters, survivors and caregivers.

http://www.testicularcancersociety.org/              Facebook                       Twitter

Allyson Whitney Foundation

The Allyson Whitney Foundation

A 501(c)(3) public charity organization that empowers and fights for the interests of young adults with rare cancers.

http://www.allysonwhitney.org/              Facebook                       Twitter

Cassie Hines Shoes

The Cassie Hines Shoes Cancer Foundation

Helping young adults diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 16 – 30 connect with each other through peer support groups and cancer camps.

http://www.cassiehinesshoescancer.org/                    Facebook                   Twitter

Colon Club

The Colon Club

Dedicated to raising awareness of colorectal cancer in out-of-the-box ways.

http://www.colonclub.com/                 Facebook              Twitter

Half Fund

The Half Fund

Illustrates the realities of a cancer diagnosis, the good and the bad, through commercially viable mass media projects such as films, documentaries, books, and music.

http://thehalffund.org                    Facebook              Twitter

Nikki Leach

The Nicki Leach Foundation

Provides modest financial assistance to young adults (18-30) afflicted with cancer.

http://www.nickileach.org                       Facebook


The SAMFund

The SAMFund supports young adult cancer survivors in the United States as they recover from the financial impact of cancer treatment through direct financial assistance, in-person and online support.

http://www.thesamfund.org/              Facebook                      Twitter

Traige Cancer

Triage Cancer

Dedicated to helping survivors, caregivers, and health care professionals navigate cancer survivorship issues by connecting them to experts, information, and resources.

http://www.triagecancer.org/                 Facebook               Twitter

Ulman Fund

Ulman Cancer Fund For Young Adults

Enhancing lives by supporting, educating, and connecting young adults and their loved ones affected by cancer.

http://www.ulmanfund.org                   Facebook              Twitter


Young Survival Coalition

The premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women diagnosed with breast cancer.

http://www.youngsurvival.org           Facebook              Twitter

Ywbcp Saint Louis

Young Women’s Breast Cancer Program in St. Louis

A program offering support and education to women diagnosed with breast cancer at age 45 or younger.

http://www.siteman.wustl.edu/ywbcp.aspx              Facebook               Twitter

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