With chapters across the country, the American Cancer Society works to fight cancer through education, awareness, and medical research. Ellen Scharaga, a Melville, NY, executive in pharmaceutical operations with a focus on oncological services, is a member of the American Cancer Society.
There are many ways to join the American Cancer Society in its fight to end cancer. Making a tax-deductible donation online is fast and easy. Other ways to donate include the Cars for a Cure Vehicle Donation program and monthly giving. The organization also offers many volunteer opportunities, such as community involvement for improving the lives of cancer patients, organizing a Relay for Life team, and spreading public awareness.
The American Cancer Society sponsors a number of events across the country. These include cancer prevention studies, athletic events and tournaments, Relay for Life, and other fundraising events. For more information about how to get involved, visit www.cancer.org.