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Foundation Purpose

All Donations accepted by the Foundation are tax deductible according to applicable IRS rules and guidelines. 
    The Foundation received IRS confirmation as a Public Charity as a 501(C)(3) was affective as of 12/27/2012. 
      The State of Texas - Tax exempt status was also granted effective as of 12/27/2012

         For additional details about the foundation State or Federal Tax information, Please contact us at  Contact@LCFFYW.ORG

                       
                                                 
*****It is the responsibility of each donor to understand and adhere to the state and IRS rules*****

All donations accepted by the foundation are used to promote the stated “Mission”.


The foundation's goal is to leverage the highest percentage of available income “your donations” to promote lung cancer awareness and to assist young women fighting lung cancer, their families and caregivers throughout this extremely difficult and stressful time in their lives.
 
What does your Donation allow the Foundation to do?   

  • Advocacy, Public Awareness and Education about Lung Cancer affecting Young Women throughout the US today.
  • Providing direct Logistical and Special Needs assistance for Young Women fighting Lung Cancer today.
  • Publishing a Positive WEB based source of information for cancer patients, their families and caregivers

How does the foundation accomplish its mission effectively?

    • Advocacy & Public Awareness; By partnering with other groups, organizations and school functions (high school and college) to promote lung cancer awareness through organized activities, literature and speakers.
      • Activities to include organized women’s athletic activities such as dance organizations and sporting events centered on women.
      • Literature to include, foundation generated in addition to literature already available from other prominent lung cancer organizations
      • Speakers to include the invitation of Oncology Professionals to speak during community gatherings for young women about lung cancer, the suspected causes and early symptoms.

                                           

    • Logistical and Special Needs assistance; After receiving a completed application for assistance and validly checking for qualification by the foundation. Each application will be reviewed by the foundation grant committee for needs assessment and support package grant.
    • Each grant may include some or all of the items below:
      • Parking Assistance in the form of pre-paid parking voucher at the primary care cancer treatment facility
      • Meal Assistance in the form of pre-paid meals voucher at the primary care cancer treatment facility
      • Lodging Assistance in the form of pre-paid lodging voucher near the primary care cancer treatment facility
      • Travel Assistance in the form of prepaid travel assistance for taxi or bus service to and from the primary care cancer treatment facility
      • Special needs assistance by providing access to cosmetic wigs, hair pieces and head coverings after hair loss due to ongoing treatment for these young women.
      • Special need assistance by providing canes, walkers and wheelchairs… to women that do not have other options.

If you want to start supporting the growing number of women fighting Lung Cancer today, please take a moment to review the information throughout this WEB site and accept our challenge to become part of the solution by providing support through a donation.



The Foundation though internal committees will continually asses the effectiveness of its Public Awareness and Grant Programs for their efficiencies of meeting the foundations Mission and Goals.The scope of each program may be adjusted from time to time to maximize the overall benefits to these young women and their families.