Meet the American Cancer Society philanthropic partners who fund the research, advocacy, and patient support programs that improve the lives of patients with cancer and their families.
The Bernard A. Egan Foundation has made significant contributions to the American Cancer Society (ACS), sponsoring the ACS Hope Gala in Vero Beach, FL and helping build a Hope Lodge in Jacksonville, FL.
In 2020, 107 years into the American Cancer Society’s fight, 107 donors pooled their charitable resources to make sure research could proceed in spite of a global pandemic.
Established in 1997, the Jules L. Plangere, Jr. Family Foundation recently gifted $1 million to allow American Cancer Society funded research to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Owner and CEO of Express Employment International, Bill Stoller supports his local community by helping to build a new Hope Lodge that will open in 2022.
A metastatic kidney cancer thriver, Jeff Mader personally understands the importance of ongoing research to improve and extend the lives of so many.
Since losing his spouse to ovarian cancer, Ray Young has been an avid supporter of the American Cancer Society. He now chairs the Research Committee of ACS Illinois to help continue our mission.