Connect4Cancer, a cancer awareness charity in Los Angeles, California provides various services according to their mission to help people connect for cancer. In 2012, Emerson Harris, a teenager, formed Connect4Cancer (C4C) along with friends and family. Emerson strives to be a strong voice for all children, teens, women and men facing cancer, ensuring that they know they do not need to face this disease alone. As a member of a family that has lost far too many relatives and friends to cancer, Emerson understands the importance of ensuring that everyone has access to Connect4Cancer’s unique resources.
Connect4Cancer is a community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
Our charity located in Los Angeles, California provides various services in accordance with our mission to help people connect 4 cancer to cope with this terrible disease. The organization advocates the realities of cancer to the public. C4C conducts monthly cancer awareness campaigns to educate and inform the public about the disease. During these campaigns, volunteers of the organization distribute cupcakes and other informational literature to the public for free. As they distribute these items, the volunteers inform and educate the recipients on cancer related issues.
Connect4Cancer also sells apparel to promote awareness and to raise funds for donations which you can buy in our online store. The sales of the shirts will cover supply costs and the rest will be used exclusively for the purposes of the organization. The shirts’ designs promote cancer awareness and C4C’s mission. Initially, we have been selling cancer awareness-colored shirts with our organization’s name on it. The organization will purchase the supplies necessary and sell them during our awareness campaigns.
Connect4Cancer raises money and awareness of childhood and teen cancer causes, primarily research into new treatments and cures. We encourage and empower others, especially children and teens, to get involved and make a difference for children and teens with cancer.
Connect4Cancer seeks to raise funds for research to find the cause of and cure for pediatric brain tumor cancer. We increase public awareness about the severity and prevalence of one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. We support a national database on all primary brain tumors. Provide educational and emotional support for patients, families and caregivers.
Connect4Cancer’s mission concerns young women. C4C distributes information concerning resources and support from diagnosis through long-term survivorship. We strive to work with healthcare providers, researchers and legislators to educate them about the unique issues young women face especially in dealing with breast cancer and ovarian cancer. We advocate for more studies on breast cancer in young women and access to quality care. C4C’s goal is to help all women find meaning, comfort and hope during one of the most challenging moments of their lives.
We want to put an end to cancer!
Our goal: No more fear. No more hospital visits. No more side effects or needless suffering. No more Chemo. No more Remissions. No more loved ones tragically lost to cancer. The only way to achieve this goal is through research. Research is revolutionizing our understanding of cancer. Research is leading us to the core of this insidious disease. Research is transforming lives every day as children, teens, women and men get the help they need.
We believe research—and research alone—has the power to end cancer.
We believe we can save lives by preventing, controlling and curing cancer. We’re working to beat all 200 cancers and we rely completely on donations from people like you.
Connect4Cancer Diversity Statement
C4C is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming community to everyone. C4C does not discriminate. Our organization aims to make C4C a place where children, teens, women and men of all backgrounds can come together. we wish to serve cancer patients, cancer survivors, family members, caregivers of various socioeconomic backgrounds, cultures and disabilities. C4C hosts an online diverse community and partners with organizations that provide resources to people from any background.
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