The Samfund 2.0

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All of you may have noticed by now that we have a new look — new logo, new website, new spelling (we’re still getting used to that one). Lots of big changes! While we may have a new image, our core values remain the same: we have been, and always will be, dedicated to helping young adult cancer […]

A Look Back at 2014

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What a busy, exciting, game-changing year this has been at The SAMFund. Right before we head into 2015, we are stopping for just a moment to reflect on some of the highlights of 2014, and offering our most sincere thanks to each of you for supporting us along the way! We grew Not too long […]

Sarcoma Awareness Month

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July was Sarcoma Awareness Month, and at The SAMFund we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge our many friends and alumni who are sarcoma survivors, including our very own Executive Director, Sam. Most common in children and young adults, 40% of bone sarcomas and 20% of soft tissue sarcomas are diagnosed before age 35. More than 5% of our SAMFund […]

Meet the 2014 Sambassadors

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The SAMFund is proud to have more than 500 past grant recipients in our alumni network. To better engage and serve the vibrant, diverse community of young adult cancer survivors, we have asked those alumni able to commit more time and energy to serve as Sambassadors. This group will work with our staff, Alumni Leadership Council, and […]