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Phone: 1-800-321-CURE
4600 East West Highway
Suite 525

Bethesda
Maryland 20814
USA
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Target demographics: The National Foundation for Cancer Research affects people all over the world - we all know someone who has been touched by cancer. Our discoveries in the laboratory turn into life-saving cancer treatments, many of which you read about in the news today! To learn more, visit www.NFCR.org.

Direct beneficiaries per year: cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help make phone calls and emails to event registrants and prospective registrants; stuff envelopes for mailings; organize files; data entry.

Geographic areas served: cancer research

Programs: funding cancer research programs all over the world.

Mission:
The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) was founded in 1973 to support cancer research and public education relating to the prevention, early diagnosis, better treatments and ultimately, a cure for cancer. NFCR promotes and facilitates collaboration among scientists to accelerate the pace of discovery from bench to bedside. NFCR is committed to Research for a Cure - cures for all types of cancers.
Results:
40 years of supporting cancer research! Today, we stand proudly beside more than 11 million cancer survivors living in the United States.

Since 1973, we have provided more than $310 million to fund cancer research and prevention education. NFCR has allowed some of the world's brightest scientists to take initial steps toward breakthrough discoveries, laying the groundwork for the development of many of today's most innovative and effective cancer therapies.

NFCR is making a difference in the lives of millions of cancer patients and their families worldwide.

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08/23/14
I have been a Volunteer for NFCR for over 10 years. It his by far the single most rewarding experience I have ever had. NFCR funds cutting edge cancer research that saves lives. I have interacted with the entire NFCR team. It is a very impressive group their commitment to reach their goals never ... more »
08/21/14
SCAM ALERT!! Received a piece of mail (actually about 10 different ones) with name stickers from this charity. The letter had misspellings, bad english, etc..in it. Never heard of them, so as I do with all charities I googled them and .... SCAM REPORT! Looks like it is a knockoff of some ... more »
08/19/14
My wife and I have volunteered for NFCR for over 10 years helping them with many fundraising events including auctions, golf tournaments, and fundraisers partnered with such charities as Wounded Warriors. We've seen much of the wonderful and cutting edge approaches to cancer treatment that they ... more »
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