We believe that unity is strength, knowledge is power and attitude is everything. Our programs, awareness events and advocacy work are the heart of what we do and our leaders and donors provide both the vision and the support for us to carry out our mission.
About the LIVESTRONG Foundation
The LIVESTRONG Foundation fights to improve the lives of people affected by cancer now. Created in 1997, the Foundation is known for leading an ongoing dialogue with patients and survivors, providing free cancer support services and advocating for policies that improve access to care and quality of life. Known for its powerful brand – LIVESTRONG – the Foundation has become a symbol of hope and inspiration around the world. Since its inception, the Foundation has served 2.5 million people affected by the disease and raised more than $500 million to support cancer survivors. One of America’s top non-profit organizations, the Foundation enjoys a four-star rating from Charity Navigator and has been recognized by the National Health Council and the Better Business Bureau for its excellent governance, high standards and transparency.
Work of the Foundation
We provide free services for cancer patients and survivors today and advocate for policies that improve their access to care and quality of life. We talk to cancer survivors every day about their needs, and then we develop programs and form partnerships to help meet those needs.
Mission – Policy Initiatives
The LIVESTRONG Foundation established a policy program to spur government and industry action that advances and expands access to care and support for people affected by cancer worldwide, bridging gaps between what we know and what we do.