Stephen Sutton, after being diagnosed with bowel cancer inspiring millions with his story and before his death, has raised more than $5 million on his JustGiving page to fund Teenage Cancer Trust, a charity based in UK that serves to improve lives of young people stricken with cancer.
Sutton, a Burntwood, Staffordshire resident, has finally succumbed to his three-year illness at age 19. He posted on his Facebook page, "I've always been a firm believer that people are 'good,' and to see people come together for the cause recently in the way they have is incredibly touching and heartwarming."Read the Entire Article
Federal Programs Related to - Cancer
Programs that support the prevention, treatment and cure of neoplasms, abnormal formations of tissue, such as a tumor or growth, which serve no useful function, but grow at the expense of the healthy organism.
Bladder Cancer; Bone Cancer; Brain Cancer; Brain Neoplasms; Brain Tumors; Burkitt's Lymphoma; Cancer; Kaposi Sarcoma; Liver Cancer; Lung
Cancer; Melanoma; Paget's Disease; Prostate Cancer; Renal Cancer; Sarcoma; Stomach Cancer; Testicular Cancer
Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other
Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.
Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.
See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)