Meet Unmasque Award Honoree: Aura Kuperberg

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This year, at Unmasque Cancer, we will proudly present the first-ever Unmasque Awards! Last week, we featured award recipient (and Samfund alum!) Lana Clay here on our blog. Today, we are proud to introduce Dr. Aura Kuperberg, founder of Teen Impact at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, who will be honored in the Impact category for the positive difference […]

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T minus 17 days until we Unmasque Cancer in LA! Today, we welcome Jahcobie to the blog. His is a powerful story of struggle, survival, and determination to keep moving forward. We are grateful to have him on our Unmasque planning committee and in our Samfund family. No matter where you are, you can #UnmasqueAndUnite […]

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As part of National Young Adult Cancer Awareness week, we are thrilled to feature committee member Jenna Bragg on today’s blog! Below, Jenna shares what Unmasque Cancer means to her, and why being on this year’s planning committee is so personal.  Three weeks to go until we Unmasque Cancer in Los Angeles! On Saturday, April 29, […]

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Meet Unmasque Award honoree: Lana Clay

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This year, at Unmasque Cancer, we will proudly present the first-ever Unmasque Awards! We loved reading all of the nominations and will be featuring the honorees here on our blog in the coming weeks. The story of our first Unmasque Award recipient, who is being honored in the Impact category, is an incredibly meaningful one. Lana Clay was […]

Why I Unmasque

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Cancer affects us all. Please join us at the 2nd Annual Unmasque Cancer event, to be held in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 29, 2017, as we celebrate the power of community and remind those dealing with cancer that they are never alone. Even if you’re not in the LA area, you can still be part […]

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We welcome Andy Vu to The Samfund blog for the next in our “Why I Unmasque” series. Cancer has affected his life in myriad ways, and we thank him for sharing his story and his dedication with us. If you’d like to honor a friend or a loved one at this year’s Unmasque Cancer event on […]

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Today we welcome Jesse Jensen to The Samfund blog for the next in our “Why I Unmasque” series. We are thrilled to announce him as our emcee for the event again this year! Early Bird tickets are only on sale until 3/10/17, so don’t miss the chance to get the discounted rate for Individual and VIP […]

Ripple Effect

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As the program from his memorial service, still on the wall next to my computer screen, reminds me, today marks five years to the day that the world lost Jeremy Hill. I really only knew Jeremy in two capacities: as a Samfund Board member, and as a friend with a shared cancer story.  Nonetheless, we had […]

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This is the third in a series of posts from those involved with the 2nd Annual Unmasque Cancer.  Committee members, volunteers, and Samfund alumni are sharing their personal stories of how cancer has affected them and their loved ones, and reminding us of how important it is to support each other and celebrate community. We […]

Why I Unmasque

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This is the second in a series of posts from our Unmasque committee, nominees and supporters about the 2nd Annual Unmasque Cancer event, to be held in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 29, 2017.  We are thrilled to be at The Mark this year,  located right in the heart of Los Angeles.  We have a strong […]