Where Your Money Goes

Donating to The Skin Cancer Foundation Will Help Support:

  • SkinCancer.org: . The Foundation's website reaches people around the world with more than seven million visits annually. The site includes 600 pages of medically reviewed skin cancer information based on content from the Foundation’s award-winning print publications.
  • The Foundation's Youth Education Program: Sun Smart U delivers skin cancer prevention and anti-tanning messages to middle and high school students at a crucial time in their development, when they're beginning to make their own sun protection decisions.
  • Public Awareness Efforts: Foundation staff place 500 million media impressions on skin cancer information every year, thereby helping consumers everywhere understand the dangers of sun exposure and the importance of early detection.
  • Free Skin Cancer Screenings: Over the past five years, The Skin Cancer Foundation has screened 16,245 people across the country through its Road to Healthy Skin Tour. Approximately 6,945 suspected cancers and precancers have been detected, including 295 suspected melanomas, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
  • Research Grants Initiative: The Foundation funds pilot research conducted by the US medical community's most promising clinical minds. In 2012, The Skin Cancer Foundation awarded $155,000 in its annual research grants program, including four $25,000 grants, the most money ever distributed by the Foundation in one year.

The Skin Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization. Your donation is 100% tax deductible.

91 cents of every dollar contributed goes directly to our life-saving programs.

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