The Cancer Foundation League (CFL) is affiliated with the Louisiana Cancer Foundation as a fundraising arm to help with outreach and to support the Foundation’s programs and services. We aim to provide direct financial assistance to individuals diagnosed with cancer.
The Mission of the Cancer Foundation League (CFL) is to provide services to area cancer patients and also to support the Louisiana Cancer Foundation.
Our Motto is Seldom Seen, but Strongly Felt.
The CFL is affiliated with the Louisiana Cancer Foundation as a fundraising arm to help with outreach and to support the Foundation’s programs and services. We aim to provide direct financial assistance to individuals diagnosed with cancer.
The CFL is committed to improving the financial, emotional, and physical well-being of cancer patients in Northeast Louisiana. We hope to help lighten the financial burden so that a patient and his/her family can concentrate their efforts on fighting the disease of cancer.
What We Do
The Cancer Foundation League (CFL) has one primary fundraiser a year, a Gala. One hundred percent of all funds raised are distributed locally in Northeast Louisiana. In 2010, we expanded our fundraising efforts to include a 5K Run and the 1st annual “Theresa Marsala Golf Tournament.”
Of the funds raised through these events, sixty percent (60%) of the funds go to the CFL for patient services to help patients with costs such as medication expenses, transportation to and from treatments, utility bills, medical equipment, car notes, and mortgage or rent payments. In addition, the funds are used to help with our annual Christmas baskets that are distributed to area patients we have helped in the previous year. Forty percent (40%) of raised funds are given to the Louisiana Cancer Foundation to help with their programs, such as support groups, providing 4 free public cancer screenings a year, and grants. For more information on the Louisiana Cancer Foundation, visit their website at www.louisianacancerfoundation.org.
To be eligible for assistance, you must be a cancer patient who lives in Northeast Louisiana or who is receiving cancer treatment in Northeast Louisiana. If you qualify, you can complete an application.