#24FacesCancer: 24 Reasons We’re Thankful

This holiday season, 24 Foundation has so much to be thankful for. Thanks to the hard work of our participants, team captains, volunteers and beneficiaries, 24 Foundation is truly taking strides to change the course of cancer. We’ve compiled just 24 of the many, many things that ignite our gratitude!

  1. Thankful for the opportunity to support our awesome fundraising teams & sponsors that go above & beyond in their efforts to raise funds to make an immediate impact on the lives of those affected by cancer.
  2. Thankful that our board and staff cohesively work together to stay focused on the mission and vision to provide cancer navigation for all.
  3. Thankful that our fundraising teams, volunteers, and sponsors are passionate in their desire to be game changers in the journey of cancer navigation and survivorship.
  4. The amazing and inspiring people I have met over the years and the friendships I have made.
  5. The joy of seeing the community come together at the events for one cause and feeling the event come alive – its electric.
  6. I am thankful for the ability to say I can help when I hear a friend say “I have cancer.”
  7. I am thankful that that we are successfully raising the awareness in our community on the need to support those with cancer with hope, through survivorship and navigation programs that we support at 24 Foundation.
  8. The ability to work and associate with a community of people that is successfully giving back to the community and those in need in a special way.

  9. Being able to assist beneficiaries all over the country to improve their programs with Survivorship and Navigation.
  10. Working with amazing Volunteers, Street Team Members and board members.
  11. The opportunity to assist so many with their journey.
  12. That we’re changing lives through Survivorship opportunities.

  13. Friendships with our Participants/Donors/Street Team Members/Board.
  14. Making an incredible difference in the lives of those affected by cancer.
  15. The ability to provide fertility preservation for those who haven’t realized their dreams of a family yet.
  16. The infectious way it brings communities together.

  17. That it takes the taboo away from cancer and helps us talk about it.
  18. The wild passion that the 24 Foundation community shares.
  19. Seeing how 1 man who had a passion to make a difference created what we are today.
  20. Gives people affected by cancer the opportunity to funnel their energy into fundraising for programs that they themselves can take advantage of.

  21. That we have the opportunity to work alongside Livestrong to nationally make an impact in survivorship for cancer patients.
  22. Work with individuals who are passionate about making a difference in their community.
  23. I’m thankful that 24 Foundation gives so many families a platform to turn their pain into purpose.
  24. I’m thankful to be a part of the 24 Foundation team because the entire organization- staff, board, participants, donors, sponsors and volunteers- is really an extended family. As soon as you get involved, you are immediately part of the family.