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A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing event.

The First Coast Cancer Foundation was established to improve the quality of life for those touched by cancer. Our mission is to provide a wide variety of patient support services, including financial assistance, educational programs, and counseling to patients in need during their cancer treatment.

Your support helps cancer patients during one of the most difficult times of their lives. Your gift brings hope and strength to patients, who are achieving things they never thought possible.

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Every Donation Matters




Amount of transportation assistance provided to help patients travel to life-saving cancer treatments.


Hours of electricity covered 

to help patients pay for utilities during treatment.


42 nights provided for

out-of-town patients in

hotel rooms around

Northeast Florida.

+ 17 local hotels and extended-stays offering reduced rates to patients.


Assistance provided to help patients pay for rent and mortgage expenses.


Number of patients, family members, and caregivers who attended foundation-supported education, support, and wellness programs.

100% of all donations go directly to patients.

All foundation administrative costs are provided by Ackerman Cancer Center employees.

“The Foundation was just what I needed to get through the financial and emotional difficulties I faced during my treatment.”

- Brian, Cancer Survivor

“Ackerman Cancer Foundation helped me so much during my cancer treatment. They are truly a giving organization.”

- Brenda, Cancer Survivor & Foundation Donor


All foundation administrative costs are provided by Ackerman Cancer Center. 100% of donations go directly to patients in need.

Checks can be mailed to:

Lauren DeWitt, LCSW
Ackerman Cancer Foundation
10881 San Jose Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32223

© 2020 - The Ackerman Cancer Foundation

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