Our Mission

Athletes 4 Cancer harnesses the healing power of the elements with the determination of the human spirit to benefit lives affected by cancer. Our organization focuses on renewing, rebuilding, and restarting lives after cancer through outdoor adventure.

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$1500 Sends a survivor to Camp 

We believe that every survivor should have access to the healing characteristics that the elements and the outdoors offer. Be an agent of change in someone's life for just $1500.

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  • "I just wanted to thank you for such an amazing week. The opportunity of a lifetime that completely transformed my outlook." – Bologna
  • "I had my second interview today for a job and sitting there it hit me how much Athletes 4 Cancer and Camp Koru changed my life. I was able to tell them about the amazing experience and how excited I was…" – Coral
  • "There is a quality of compassion and truth amongst people who understand the fragility of mortality. I am thankful for everything you do to help others who struggle as survivors." – Marisa, aka "Wolf Rider"

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July 12-13, 2014
Kiteboarding 4 Cancer

The 2014 Kiteboarding 4 Cancer will take place July 11-13 in beautiful Hood River Oregon on the banks of the mighty Columbia River. Come watch and be a part of the magic of this event!

5/1/2013
John Wayne Cancer Foundation supports 2013 Camp Koru

The John Wayne Cancer Foundation has announced its support of our 2013 Camp Koru program through a grant that will fund 50% of the four week-long camps. We our honored and thrilled to have the John Wayne Cancer Foundation as an ongoing partner in cancer awareness and survivorship programs like Camp Koru!

4/3/2014
Get your Board Ready for Boards of Hope 2014

Get out that broken skateboard, surfboard, whatever board and paint it! Boards of Hope is a project that brings artists and the boards we ride together for an empowering display of art, healing, and powerful…

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Funds donated to Athletes for Cancer benefit our KORU Survivorship Program.

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