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.
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3 Little Birds 4 Life
Enhancing the lives of young adult cancer patients, ages 18-40, with any type of cancer at any stage.
Athletes 4 Cancer
Focuses on renewing, rebuilding, and restarting lives after cancer through outdoor adventure.
Cancer and Careers
Empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.
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.
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.
Comfycozys for Chemo
Bringing dignity and comfort into the harsh world of cancer.
Offers resources that adolescents and young adults with cancer need to survive and thrive.
Providing young adult cancer survivors anything they need to get their lives back on track.
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”.
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.
GiveForward provides personalized fundraising web pages so friends and family can send support to a loved one in need.
Provides personalized connections that enable 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.
A forum for siblings of young adults with cancer who have lost a sibling, a friend or someone who felt like a sibling.
Provides lifestyle support for young adult cancer and long term illness patients, survivors, and caregivers.
Provides support and motivation to all newly-diagnosed patients, family, and friends affected by tumors or cancer.
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.
Empowering young adults affected by cancer through innovative and award-winning programs and services.
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.
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.
The Allyson Whitney Foundation
A 501(c)(3) public charity organization that empowers and fights for the interests of young adults with rare cancers.
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.
The Colon Club
Dedicated to raising awareness of colorectal cancer in out-of-the-box ways.
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.
The Nicki Leach Foundation
Provides modest financial assistance to young adults (18-30) afflicted with cancer.
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.
Dedicated to helping survivors, caregivers, and health care professionals navigate cancer survivorship issues by connecting them to experts, information, and resources.
Ulman Cancer Fund For Young Adults
Enhancing lives by supporting, educating, and connecting young adults and their loved ones affected by cancer.
Young Survival Coalition
The premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women diagnosed with breast cancer.
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.