NCAA March Madness Basketball Pool
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Welcome to the Family Cancer Network March Madness Pool to raise money for those families struggling with blood cancers. This is an awesome way to raise money AND have a blast watching the NCAA college basketball championship games!  Please, Please, … Read More

Blood, Sweat & Beers 5K Run/Walk
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This signature event of FCN has become a premier 5K Run/Walk event in the Des Moines, Iowa area. Our race entrants join us year after year because this event is fun and emotionally moving. It is a family friendly event, including activities … Read More

Virtual Backyard Bash
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There is nothing better than a casual evening with friends, live music and cool drinks in the comfort of the backyard of one of our FCN supporters. If you would like to host a Backyard Bash in your area, send … Read More

The Beast Feast
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Join us for an evening of a fantastic wild game dinner, including a live and silent auction with all proceeds benefitting future grant recipients. Hosting this event is Outdoors Dan, host of Outdoors Dan Radio and cohost of Respect the … Read More

Donate
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Ways to Give Donors are the foundation of the Family Cancer Network. Gifts at every level make it possible for us to continue helping patients and families with collateral damage from diagnosis of blood and pediatric cancers. Give Online Giving … Read More

Grant Application
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The Financial Grant Program is available for qualified, blood cancer patients, with significant financial need, to help with ancillary expenses such as transportation/travel, prescriptions, or expenses due to lost wages and all other non-reimbursed medical expenses incurred while in treatment. … Read More

About
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The Background, Vision & Strategy In 2015, a team of Des Moines-area dedicated volunteers, seeking a world without cancer, came together to establish a local 5K Walk/Run. Our goal was to provide awareness and financial support for patients and families … Read More

Programs
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FCN Support Programs Include: Patient Service Grant Program FCN’s primary focus is providing grants to directly support patients and families in financial need due to a blood or pediatric cancer diagnosis. As of 2019, FCN has distributed over $100,000 toward … Read More

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