UNITING AGAINST CANCER
At the core of our mission lies the firm belief that effective global collaboration holds the key to making a profound impact in the battle against cancer.
This trek isn’t about just one charity, it's about several. We are breaking down conventional barriers and traditional silos that make up non-profit work and instead leading the way with global collaboration by bringing together nearly 23 charities from around the world to fight together.
It is with immense pride that we forge partnerships with esteemed organizations across the globe, united by a shared vision of a future free from the clutches of this relentless disease. Together, we strive towards a world where cancer is but a distant memory.
Every partner brings distinct expertise, valuable resources, and vast networks to this remarkable journey. We take pride in collaborating with renowned research institutions, dedicated advocacy groups, and forward-thinking organizations that share our commitment to the advancement of this cause. By combining our strengths, we create a formidable force that amplifies progress in the fight against cancer.
By joining this exceptional endeavor, YOU become an integral part of the solution. Your support will contribute to groundbreaking research, essential treatments, and impactful awareness programs. Together, let's make a difference that reverberates far beyond the frigid expanse of Antarctica.
The Lustgarten Foundation was created to advance the research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer while raising public awareness and providing support for patients and their families. Today, there are thousands of researchers from all disciplines working on scientific breakthroughs that will provide better outcomes for those diagnosed with this challenging disease, many of whom are leaders in their fields.
The Cancer Research Institute is the preeminent non-profit organization dedicated to saving more lives by fueling the discovery and development of powerful immunotherapies for all cancers. Guided by a world-renowned Scientific Advisory Council, CRI has invested over $517 million in support of research.
The mission of Qatar Cancer Society is to be the community partnership platform to make Qatar a leader in cancer prevention. QCS seeks prevent cancer and reduce its burden in Qatar through working with our partners to educate the community, and to support, empower and advocate for people living with the disease, and to engage in professional development and scientific research in the field of cancer.
The Global Coalition for Adaptive Research is committed to bringing hope to the lives of patients through innovative clinical trials that transform clinical care into an optimized learning environment where patients have access to the latest, most personalized therapies on a global scale. GCAR unites physicians, researchers, advocacy and philanthropic organizations, biotech/pharma, health authorities, and other key stakeholders in healthcare to expedite the discovery and development of treatments for patients with rare and deadly diseases.
Inspired by an amazing woman who impacted the lives of many, Alysha's Army was formed in 2019 as family and friends rallied around Alysha as her fight with Gladys, the name she'd given to her brain tumour, came to an end. Alysha's Army now carry on in her name to raise awareness and vital funds for research into brain cancer so that other families don't have to lose their loved ones.
David Wolf lost his battle with brain cancer at age 23. The Wolfy Foundation honours his life by serving people living with brain cancer—their families and friends. We raise funds and awareness about the disease, which is the leading cause of cancer death in adults aged under 40 in Australia and kills more children than any other cancer. Funds are distributed to registered charitable organisations that support brain cancer research, patient care or guidance to families affected by the disease.
Aaron’s Wish was established by the Iori family in 2013, in memory of their son Aaron, who lost his brave battle with brain cancer earlier that year, and in the memory of many others who have been touched by the disease. It was Aaron’s wish that awareness be raised of the devastation of a brain cancer diagnosis and that critical research into the disease is desperately underfunded. In Australia, brain cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in children under 10 and young people under 39.
The Hooper Family has lost so much. But they have never lost hope. Through Tony Hooper’s battle with brain cancer, the family grew stronger. And when Wendy Hooper was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2022, they were determined to not just fight for her recovery, but to reach out and inspire others. All funds raised through the Hooper Family Foundation go towards supporting brain cancer research, because they won't stop until brain cancer does!
The National Foundation for Cancer Research provides scientists in the lab the funding they need to make game-changing discoveries in cancer treatments, detection, prevention and ultimately, a cure. NFCR has distinguished itself in the cancer research sector by emphasizing long-term, transformative research often overlooked by other major funding sources.
The Asian Fund for Cancer Research is committed to curing cancers that have significant impacts on Asian populations. Headquartered in Hong Kong and connecting to the world, AFCR is uniquely positioned to investigate the distinct causes of cancer in Asian populations through innovative genetic and molecular research, accelerate the newest cancer research discoveries and technologies, and develop more effective therapies for cancer patients in Asia and around the world.
StacheStrong operates with a mission centered around raising both funds and awareness for the advancement of brain cancer research. Having raised $2,500,000 in funding, the proceeds collected are channeled into initiatives dedicated to brain cancer research, collectively working to reshape the narrative surrounding this formidable disease.
Kim’s Hope is an organization dedicated to providing financial aid directly to glioblastoma patients and their families. In their greatest time of need, funding provided by Kim’s Hope ensures glioblastoma patients have access to the medications, treatment, and care they need, in the best environment of care for the patient and caregiver.
Guided by Kate Mitrovski and Suzi Trajcevski, the Wollongong Brain Cancer Community is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for brain cancer research through their annual Wollongong Walk4BrainCancer.
Their collective efforts strive to make a tangible impact in the fight against this complex disease, offering hope for improved treatments and ultimately, a cure.
Diagnosed with glioblastoma at 30 years old, Kendall’s answer to cancer was leading those she loved on a 5-year journey of bravery, acceptance, humor, and compassion. The Kendall Nicole Eich Foundation’s mission is to “Share Kendall’s spirit of compassion and generosity with families experiencing brain cancer, offering joy for today and hope for tomorrow.”
Brain Tumour Research is the only national charity in the UK dedicated to funding continuous and sustainable research at dedicated centres in the country. It is also the leading voice campaigning for the government and larger cancer charities to invest more in research into brain tumours in order to speed up new treatments for patients and, ultimately, to find a cure.
Founded in 2020, Fierce Foundation envisions a world where patients facing a rare cancer diagnosis have access to the same support and healthcare options as those battling more common cancers. Recognizing that cancer's effects extend beyond the patient, the organization is dedicated to supporting patients, caregivers and their families.
The Australian Brain Cancer Research Alliance (ABCARA) is an alliance of brain cancer focused clinicians, researchers and clinician scientists with a long-term interest in adult brain cancer research. Progress for brain cancer patients requires a national research collaboration dedicated to making meaningful breakthroughs for individuals suffering from these aggressive diseases.
The GBM Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to funding research to extend survival rates and to ultimately find a cure for Glioblastoma brain tumors. Established in January 2017 by Ashley's daughter and husband. This foundation seeks to bring public awareness to the severity of GBM brain tumors and to raise the funds needed to sponsor the most promising research to ultimately find a cure.
The SLAY Society Inc. champions a supportive journey for both caregivers and individuals living with Glioblastoma. We offer financial assistance to affected families and ensure that patients, their families, and caregivers have access to essential counseling, information, and group support programs.
Founded by Samaria Hunter following her 2015 brain tumor diagnosis, WINKS was inspired by her journey of support and the recognition of a wider need. With a mission to uplift brain tumor patients and caregivers, WINKS fosters community connections, provides education, raises awareness, and offers income-based grants. WINKS is a commitment to ensuring no one navigates the brain tumor path alone.