Volunteering in the U.S. hit a new low last year, according to the Labor Department. As of September 2013, 25.4 percent of all Americans 16 and older had volunteered with an organization at least once in the prior year, according to a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is the lowest rate of volunteering the annual report has found since it was first conducted in 2002, and the latest year-over-year change is statistically significant. Read more at US News and join us…
…They giving back in the community! We’re funneling America’s best college students to the nonprofits in their community that are already making a massive impact in the lives of patients and families. The Family House is one of those special places, changing the lives of families each day (and night), while they undergo treatment. Thanks for all you do, Family House! We will see you again soon! FamilyHouseWS.org
Meet Gail, Jeff, JT & Jennifer. Gail and Jeff are Taking The Fight to cancer by being paired 1-on-1 with their leading college student, JT Muller, unlike any other organization in the world. Big thanks to Jennifer MacLean, a top Research Nurse who referred us to this special family! #noonefightsalone
Neuro-oncologist Dr. Glenn Lesser discusses the history behind Take The Fight and how we’re transforming America’s best college students into advanced advocates, who become part of the medical team.
Cancer survivor, Ronnie Burns, speaks out to tell how one of Take The Fight’s dedicated college students changed his life and his fight against cancer. “Take The Fight has been a blessing to us…really helped us in more ways than we could probably ever describe…It’s just a very positive thing that helped in the cancer journey…I’d like to see everyone have that experience…I want to thank you, Wake Forest Baptist, for letting Take The Fight be here for us.” #TaketheFight #Survivors
OUR WAKE FOREST CHAPTER IS RECRUITING! CLICK HERE to apply online now! Applications close on January 19th! Wake Forest undergraduates may now apply for an interview, to be considered to join the National Corps of Cancer Strategists, fighting alongside cancer patients 1on1 unlike any other organization in the nation. Go inside the doctors’ visits; train your patient to fight smarter using our advanced cancer fighting methodologies; work with our team behind the scenes at Wake Forest Baptist’s Top 12 Cancer Center in the Nation; and…
This January with the launch of our Pediatrics initiative and pairing our first strategists with the pediatric and neonatal population, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be Taking the Fight to cancer–so that kids and their parents will be able to focus on more important things…like being kids and parents! #TaketheFight #peds
In front of more than 30,000 people Take The Fight was honored to be recognized as a “Community Hero!”