Giving Tuesday Spirit

In the spirit of giving, here are eight amazing organizations to consider giving your support to on this Giving Tuesday.

Gateway for Cancer Research

Gateway for Cancer Research accelerates practice-changing discoveries in cancer care by harnessing the unrelenting passion of the research community and empowering patients to triumph over their disease. All of this is guided by a clear vision: To shape a world in which a cancer diagnosis is no longer feared.

To learn more, visit: gatewaycr.org

Hilarity for Charity

Hilarity for Charity (HFC) is a national non-profit on a mission to care for families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, activate the next generation of Alzheimer’s advocates, and be a leader in brain health research and education.

To learn more, visit: wearehfc.org

Help Hope Live

Help Hope Live supports community-based fundraising for people with unmet medical expenses and related costs due to cell and organ transplants or catastrophic injuries and illnesses.

To learn more, visit: helphopelive.org

Camp good days

Camp Good Days strives to improve the quality of life for families affected by cancer or sickle cell anemia through residential camping programs and year-round recreational and support activities, in the Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse, New York areas.  At Camp Good Days, participants have the opportunity to regain some of what cancer has taken away from them. While a vast majority of our participants reside in NY, Camp Good Days has no geographical boundaries and accepts children from all 50 states and all over the world. 

To learn more, visit: Campgooddays.org

The Izzy Foundation

The Izzy Foundation is a national nonprofit located in Providence, Rhode Island whose mission is to design, fund and IZspire creative projects and programs for families whose children have cancer or other life altering medical conditions to LIVE, LAUGH, LOVE and PLAY.

To learn more, visit: theizzyfoundation.org

 

Parkinson’s Body and Mind 

Parkinson’s Body and Mind’s mission is to provide a system of community-based peer led support groups, comprehensive exercise and wellness programs demonstrated to improve the symptoms and fight the progressions of Parkinson’s Disease (PD).  Parkinson’s Body and Mind’s programs are grounded in positive psychology and motivation for individuals with PD and their partners.

To learn more, visit: parkinsonsbodyandmind.org

The Icla da Silva Foundation, Inc.

The Icla da Silva Foundation saves the lives of patients with diseases whose only cure is a bone marrow or cord blood transplant by providing emotional, logistical, and financial support to remove barriers to treatment.

The Icla da Silva Foundation is enabling more transplants by providing patients with emotional, logistical, and financial support.

https://icla.org/

Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates and enriches its visitors so that they become better stewards of nature and the environment. This mission is achieved through the care and utilization of an historic estate and gardens. Photo courtesy of Stephen Harris, sph-photo.com.

To learn more, visit: reeves-reedarboretum.org/

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