About half of all men and one-third of all women in the US will develop cancer during their lifetimes" (American Cancer Society). And because of this reality - our connection to the cancer community is similar to nearly every other person across the country. This Summer we ride to support, fundraise, and bring awareness to young adult cancer survivors.
2017 marks the 16th year of the 4K for Cancer sending young adults on journeys across the country in an effort to inspire hope and unite communities in the fight against cancer. The 4K for Cancer is a program of The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF). Interested in joining the fight? Apply to be a rider or runner at www.4kforcancer.org!
Over 70,000 young adults are diagnosed with cancer every year. Young adults (ages 15-39) face a variety of unique challenges with a cancer diagnosis including fertility preservation, social isolation, lack of insurance, delayed diagnosis, and more.
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults changes lives by creating a community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, impacted by cancer. With your support, the Ulman Cancer Fund is able to provide free support services and resources for the young adult cancer community including:
Cancer to 5K - a 12-week training program designed to introduce or reintroduce cancer survivors to physical activity.
Patient Navigation - a free program (onsite at cancer centers and remotely through our office) that ensures no young adult ever faces cancer alone. We provide one-on-one support & resources to young adults and their families to help them manage the cancer experience and long-term cancer survival.
Scholarships - a financial assistance program to help young adults continue their education after being affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one.
UCF House - This year UCF broke ground on a “home away from home” to provide free housing for young adult cancer patients, and their caregivers, in East Baltimore.
Your donation will help make these programs and our mission possible!
|Curtis Gentry||07/15/2017||$50.00||We saw your group outside of Rapid City and then again today outside Broadus Montana. What a better way to honor our friend who passes away on July 5, 2017. Keep peddling!||CASH CASH||07/14/2017||$151.13||STUART DOLNICK||06/28/2017||$50.00||Your team's visit to the Gilda's Club in Middleton WI was fabulous. What a great group of dedicated people! I am making this modest donation in appreciation for what you're doing to help people deal with the intrusion of cancer into their lives.||Helen Lambron||06/27/2017||$100.00||CASH CASH||06/26/2017||$90.00||Patricia Eichenlaub||06/21/2017||$100.00||Go Team Seattle from your friends in St Joe.||Jamey Perry||06/05/2017||$60.00||The Bike Shop of Bel Air||06/02/2017||$200.00||The First Presbyterian Church||05/25/2017||$100.00|