Donating to the American Cancer Society

Ellen Scharaga of Melville, NY, currently works as an operational consultant for Alegria Specialty Pharmacy. Over the course of her career in pharmaceuticals, Ellen Scharaga has become a member of several national medical organizations, including the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association and the American Cancer Society.

There are a number of ways to support the American Cancer Society in its research and advocacy efforts. Making an online donation at is the most direct way of contributing to the cause. Gifts can be made in honor of a cancer survivor or someone currently combating the disease, or in memory of a family member or friend. Contributors do not need to make a gift donation and can instead make a general donation to the American Cancer Society’s research efforts. Donations can be made in any dollar amount and, if desired, can be set to recur each month.