The Cancer Alliance, quickly determined our community has several gaps in the assistance of patients and families facing the diagnosis of this life changing and deadly disease.
The creation of H.U.G.S for Heroes is spearheaded by a team of dedicated local law enforcement, firefighters, and H.U.G.S members who are focused on the common goal of filling these gaps.
Our current goal is to provide immediate temporary relief, while assisting in the discovery of long term financial solutions.
H.U.G.S for Heroes raises funds throughout the year with events and individual donations – where every dollar raised in Marion County, stays in Marion County.
In a little over a year of operation, we have financially given local cancer patients and their families the following: