Cancer Support Organizations & Foundations

Young Survival CoalitionYoung Survival Coalition (YSC) is the largest nonprofit dedicated exclusively to the young adult breast cancer community. YSC provides education, resources and connections for all young adults diagnosed with breast cancer.
Location: New York, New York

Stupid Cancer

Stupid Cancer helps to empower everyone affected by adolescent and young adult cancer by ending isolation and building community so that everyone in the AYA community is supported, understood, and accepted. Our programs include our annual conference CancerCon, monthly webinars, our AYA story library, and social meetups.
Location: New York, New York
Online Resource

Ulman Foundation

The Ulman Foundation change lives by creating a community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, impacted by cancer. Offering educational programs, support groups, services, events and much more.
Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Triage Cancer

Triage Cancer is a national, nonprofit organization that provides education on the practical and legal issues that may impact individuals diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers, through free events, materials, and resources. 
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Red Door Community

Red Door Community creates a welcoming community of FREE cancer support, to bring knowledge, hope and empowerment to anyone and everyone impacted by cancer and their families. We are committed to expanding our program and broadening our reach to meet the growing needs of individuals living with cancer, in more places, and in more ways than ever before.
Location: New York, New York


Gilda’s Club Quad Cities

Gilda’s Club Quad Cities is a part of a world-wide non-profit network of 175 locations dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Gilda’s Club Quad Cities provides free psychosocial support services to anyone impacted by cancer. Key support services include Support Groups, Healthy Lifestyle opportunities, Educational Programming, Social Connections, and Resources & Referrals.
Location: Moline, Illinois


Imerman Angels

Imerman Angels’ mission is to provide comfort and understanding for all cancer fighters, survivors, previvors and caregivers through a personalized, one-on-one connection with someone who has been there.

Location: Chicago, Illinois
A Global Organization


Gilda’s Club Chicago

Gilda’s Club Chicago is a free cancer support community offering support groups, healthy lifestyle and creative arts classes, lectures and workshops, and social activities. Our mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community.
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Breast Cancer Alliance

Breast Cancer Alliance is the powerful private breast cancer foundation making a national impact through major investments in early-stage research, fellowships, education and support. To learn more, get involved or donate, visit

Greenwich, Connecticut


Lending Hearts

To provide emotional, social and physical support to those living with cancer, with a special focus on the needs of children and young adults as well as their families and caregivers. Through personal connection and a holistic approach to well-being, we help our Lending Hearts family move forward with resilience and positivity through treatment and remission.
Location: Online Organization
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gilda’s Club Kansas City

Our program is for anyone with any cancer, their families, children/teens, and friends, from diagnosis and beyond, as well as medical professionals. At Gilda’s Club, “members” participate in educational workshops, healthy lifestyle programs, and social activities, as well as professionally led support and networking groups – all at no cost to them.
Kansas City, Missouri


Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana

“Living with cancer is not a choice, how you live with it is.”
At Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana, we strive to be the support you and your loved ones need to get through a cancer diagnosis. We offer a supportive community and a variety of programming to assist you, your loved ones or any members of your circle who are struggling. We believe life is meant to be lived even when cancer is a part of it.
Location: Louisville, Kentucky


Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee provides support, education and hope to all people impacted by cancer, including family members and friends of those diagnosed. Free of charge to everyone, GCMTN provides a gathering place where people with cancer, as well as their families and friends, can join with others to actively involve themselves in building social and emotional support as a supplement to regular medical care. Our evidence-based programming includes support groups, healthy lifestyle workshops, mind-body classes, social activities, educational lectures, and community resource information. Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee makes a tangible difference in the lives of those impacted by cancer. We build community, so no one has to face cancer alone.
Location: Nashville, TN