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 […]

Meet The SAMFund Family: Cayci E.

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Cayci E. is a vibrant young woman, a newlywed, a former Division 1 athlete, and a 2013 SAMFund grant recipient. A three-time young adult survivor, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at the age of 28, just one month after getting married. The next month, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and fought through a […]

Next Webinar: Cancer and the Workplace, Part II: Returning to Work

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The SAMFund is proud to provide Webinars free of charge to the cancer community through our Moving Forward with Your Financial Health Webinar series. By addressing some of the most common financial challenges faced by young adult cancer survivors after treatment, we strive to provide the best information, tools, and guidance to overcome these challenges. […]