Keys to Freedom

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When I first joined Expect Miracles Foundation’s (EMF) Samfund Grants team as a Program Assistant in early March of this year, I had no idea we would shortly be plunged into a global pandemic that would rapidly change life as we knew it. Despite the challenges of starting a new job shortly before work (and […]

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 […]

First Descents Offers Support to Young Adult Survivors

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Here at The Samfund we have the pleasure of working with some amazing partner organizations. This week our guest blogger, Hannah Bean, a Sambassador and First Descents participant, will be sharing her experience with First Descents. First Descents offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower them to […]

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 […]

Finances 101: A Toolkit for YAs with Cancer (Medical Bills, Part Two)

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Last month, we announced the launch of our new program, in partnership with Triage Cancer: a toolkit to help you, our young adult survivor community, make the best informed financial decisions you can so that you don’t find yourself drowning in bills and consequences for years after treatment. Earlier this month we addressed two of your most frequently […]