Join 500 of your friends who take the Symbolic Walk to Good Health and help raise funds for your Elkhart County neighbors in cancer treatment. 100% of the funds stay at United Cancer. UC served 408 cancer patients with emotion and financial support, and your donations help UC distribute almost $95,000 in 2014! Take the 3 Steps to Register, and we'll see you May 2nd. Doors open at 8:30am with the 1 & 3 Mile Walks beginning at 10am.
Join us for the 20th edition of The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Golf Scramble benefiting United Cancer. Special thanks to our Major Sponsor, IU Health Goshen Cancer Center. Held on June 8 at Christiana Creek, the NAIFA Golf Scramble features prizes, games, raffles, lunch & snacks, and is one of the lowest cost golf scrambles in Elkhart County. Click “Learn More” for the details and to register and become a sponsor. Learn More »
Chris Burkhead is one of the driving forces behind the great fundraiser, Cockopalooza, and Siobhan O’Toole (Irish pronouced Sha-von) had Kidney Cancer the year before, when she was 17. Cockopalooza’s proceeds are dedicated to United Cancer’s fund for families who’s children have cancer. Siobhan had successful surgery to remove half of her kidney and, in this picture, was preparing to start college at Indiana University, Bloomington. United Cancer brings people who want to help together with cancer patients in need. Elkhart County neighbors helping neighbors is United Cancer’s purpose, and we thank you all for your great support!
UC provided $94,832 in financial aid in 2014, but by helping clients form a plan for their time in treatment, UC also realized that we could refer them to other organizations that helped them find over $460,000 that they didn't know about.
The 2014 Bloom & Zoom Bicycle Ride drew 305 riders into the Quilt Gardens of Elkhart County! With 70 or 80 volunteers and a number of sponsors, this was a very successful ride. Our hopes for B & Z 2015 are to double the number of riders, who could ride anywhere from 10 miles to 100 miles around Elkhart County. Click "Learn More" to register. Learn More »
What will be the fashion trends this fall? Where can you find trendy day to day wear or alluring evening wear? All those answers can be found at this year’s Fashion Show & Luncheon! Fashions provided by Stephenson’s, featuring top designers and accessories like Joseph Ribkoff. Enjoy silent and live auctions, like the Chicago Dinner Cruise. Come early and shop Stephenson’s Pop-Up Shop. Click learn more to become a sponsor, or reserve your seat or table. Learn More »
Make plans to join us for the the 10th Annual Leprechaun Leap! The Leap is at the Goshen Moose Lodge Saturday, March 14th. Gates open at 11 am and the Leap takes place at 2 pm. Raise the most funds by Saturday, March 14th at 2 pm and WIN a 50" LED Flatscreen TV! Click "Learn More" below to purchase presale tickets and/or create your Personal Leap Page. Thanks for helping Elkhart County cancer patients!! Learn More »
Thanks to the The Bear for being the best Media Sponsor...Ever! They make the Leprechaun Leap possible! Give them a listen & check out their website. Let them know that you appreciate their great support of cancer patients! Learn More »
Thanks to the The Goshen Moose Lodge for hosting the Leprechaun Leap! The Goshen Moose donates their facilities, the food, and their great members work hard to make The Leap so great. Interested in joining? Check out their website, and let them know that you appreciate their great support of cancer patients! Learn More »
20-year-old Chelsea Duran was only married for nine months when she was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. At first the doctor thought she was pregnant, but tests soon revealed that her growing abdomen was a 12 inch tumor. After surgery & chemotherapy, she is cancer free! Chelsea and her husband, Erik, left college, and found full-time work managing a local Pizza Hut. Living with her parents, Chelsea is covered under her father’s health insurance, which has a $5,000 deductible. Your donations will help this young couple on their journey through treatment.
In this picture, Shayne Rock has had surgery and finished radiation treatments for thyroid cancer, so she is cancer free! Like so many of United Cancer’s clients, the combination of out-of-pocket treatment costs and loss of income lead Shayne to UC for help. Shayne is a 20 year employee of KMC Controls, and she has a 19-year-old daughter studying business at IPFW. Shayne also works at Maplecrest Country Club and loves to play golf. In fact, Shayne played golf when she attended Goshen High School. Your donations helped Shayne with her cancer bills, and we can’t thank you enough!
The Jimtown Cheerleaders raised $1,500 with a bake sale, a collection during the game, and by selling t-shirts and bracelets in order to raise funds for the United Cancer Services of Elkhart County. Great job and thanks for your help!
Laura Rasch, pictured here with her husband Ejner, had an extremely rare form of cancer in the soft tissue of her right arm. Soon after this picture, Laura had successful surgery to remove the tumor. Laura’s insurance leaves 10% of her costs out-of-pocket, and before the surgery she already had $40,000 in treatment bills. Laura is a 17 year employee of the Elkhart County Health Dept., is a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, loves to read inspirational books, and is the Vice Chair of the Suicide Coalition. UC helped Laura pay some of her treatment costs, thanks to your donations!
Want to know what great fundraiser is coming? Want to see some of the great people that your donations are helping? Want to learn about the "happenings" and he is at the agency? Then search for "United Cancer Services" on Facebook and become our "Friend". Learn More »
United Cancer is an Elkhart County non-profit that specializes in helping with emotional & financial support. Some organizations might help if the patient has a specific kind of cancer, through an internet application. But UC helps patients with every kind of cancer and is easy for the patients to find, since our office is right by Concord Mall.
One of the best things that ever happened to 14-year-old Will Mishler (pictured with his mom, Amy) was hurting his neck playing football, because led to his cancer diagnosis. After surgery in September 2012, Will does not need chemotherapy or radiation, but is having some complications from the surgery. Your donations allowed United Cancer to help the Mishler family pay $1,000 toward their insurance deductible. Thank you for your support!
Goshen resident, Linda Brown is pictured with her long time companion, Gary Lewallen. Surgery didn't get all of her colon cancer, so she is now receiving chemotherapy treatment. Linda & Gary were thankful for UC's planning process that helped them know what to expect with insurance coverage, disability, and questions for the doctor.
3 STEPS TO REGISTER FOR THE COMPASSION WALK:
1) CLICK HERE TO EMAIL US THAT YOU'RE COMING Please tell us your address, phone, t-shirt size & anyone else who's coming with you.
2) CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE DONATION FORM Save & Print it Whenever you Want!
3) CLICK HERE TO CREATE YOUR WALK WEBPAGE Post it to Facebook & Your Friends can Donate Right Through Your Page!