Your Impact on #GivingTuesday

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It’s #GivingTuesday! Please help The SAMFund raise funds for even more grants in 2014, so that young adult survivors of cancer can not only survive, but move forward. “There are few available resources to help young adults after having your life flipped upside down by cancer. I was 25 when I was diagnosed, and I […]

Memories of An Evening of A Million Thanks

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What a memorable night at “An Evening of A Million Thanks” last Friday.  Honoring our partners, supporters, volunteers and young adult survivors and celebrating two huge milestones – The SAMFund’s tenth anniversary and the awarding of our one millionth dollar – was the perfect way to begin the Thanksgiving week. Thank you so much for helping to […]

Meet Our Partner of the Decade: The Lenny Zakim Fund

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We’re so lucky to have found a long-standing partner and friend in Boston’s Lenny Zakim Fund (LZF). LZF makes a meaningful impact on all of its grantee organizations by providing not only financial support, but also informative workshops, networking events and collaboration opportunities. While LZF supports a number of small nonprofits, they never make any […]

Meet our “Million Thanks” Award Winner:
Dr. Cori Liptak

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Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for our “Million Thanks” award! Suffice it to say, we have some pretty amazing people in our community. We are proud to be presenting this award to Dr. Cori Liptak of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, whose work within the young adult survivor community inspired THREE separate nominations!  We’ll […]

Announcing: The Jeremy Hill Memorial Grant

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Last month, our volunteer SAMFund reviewers read and discussed over 630 applications from young adult survivors of cancer for the 2013-2014 grant cycle. They are now hard at work evaluating submissions from our Part II applicants, a job that is simultaneously challenging and rewarding. It is only through the dedication of volunteers, donors, board members, […]

The SAMFund 2013 Grants Cycle is Open!

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We’re proud to announce that The SAMFund 2013 grants cycle is now open! Applicants will have until July 19th, 2013 at 5pm EST to complete Part I. We’re just as excited to announce that a Spanish version of the application is available, along with translated Frequently Asked Questions and Categories of Funding documents. Simply select “switch […]

Meet The SAMFund Family: Hailey C.

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Hailey C. is a beautiful person inside and out, a surgical technologist working at a hospital, and a 2007 grant recipient.  She also serves on the The SAMFund’s grant review committee and describes the experience as “a source of pride that I can stay involved with this amazing organization.” She knows first-hand that the need is still […]