Charities

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

www.jdrf.org
Driven by the needs of people with diabetes, the mission of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. We work to accomplish this by finding and funding the best and most relevant research to help achieve a cure for this devastating disease through: (1) Restoration of normal blood sugar levels; (2) Avoidance and reversal of complications; and (3) Prevention of diabetes and its recurrence.

Childhelp

www.childhelp.org
Childhelp® exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children. We focus our efforts on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network

www.foodallergy.org
The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network serves as the communication link between the patient and others,. The vision of the organization is to be a world leader in food allergy and anaphylaxis awareness and the issues surrounding this disease. Their mission is to raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

Tgen Foundation for Brain Cancer Research (In memory of Ashley Anderson)

www.tgenfoundation.com/research/cancer.cfm
TGen focuses on many aspects of cancer research, including identifying genes associated with cancer and developing earlier diagnoses and smarter treatments. TGen has research programs for several types of cancer, including prostate cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, pancreatic cancer, adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), brain cancer, colorectal cancer, and hematological cancer.

The V Foundation

www.jimmyv.org

The V Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to saving lives by helping to find a cure for cancer. The Foundation seeks to make a difference by generating broad-based support for cancer research and by creating an urgent awareness among all Americans of the importance of the war against cancer. The V Foundation performs these dual roles through advocacy, education, fund-raising and philanthropy.