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Rio Grande Cancer Foundation

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Health

Mission: To reduce the human and economic effect of cancer on the citizens of el paso county through the financial support and development of effective programs for advocacy, education, early detection and other services to cancer patients and their families.

Programs: Provided direct grants to 5 qualified non-profit organizations with missions supporting cancer issues - including quality of life, treatment, education and prevention, end of life, and social / support services.

funded patient air transport program, in partnerships with commercial airlines, for the purpose of providing air travel for approximately 200 cancer patients and their families to md anderson cancer center and baylor cancer center for treatment unavailable locally.

funded greenhouse program that provided educational materials to approximately 500 patrons, and grief workshop counseling to approximately 80 persons.

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Rating: 5

This is one of the most well organized, professional and truly effective nonprofits I have ever had the pleasure of consulting with. They have a broad community reach and do their homework when it comes to due diligence toward grantees, board members, vendors and professional partnerships. Their output is always of the highest quality and they are appreciated widely, both by regional leaders for their professionalism as well as city residents for their compassion and resources.

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