Helping cancer patients one STRING at a time!
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StringsforaCURE® (SFAC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing education, comfort, support and financial assistance directly to cancer patients, primarily those with breast cancer.
Some of the famous musicians who have donated their used guitar strings to SFAC include Joe Bonamassa, Jon Bon Jovi, Chris Daughtry, Melissa Etheridge, Wynonna Judd, Bret Michaels, Willie Nelson and Paul Rodgers.
In five short years, StringsforaCURE has helped over 958 cancer patients, primarily breast cancer patients, giving over $145,921 directly to these patients. That number includes over 1179 gift cards for gas, grocery and pharmacy needs- all of which are purchased right here in Erie, from vendors, such as Walmart, Giant Eagle, Wegmans, Target, Country Fair and others, which in turn helps the local economy, while helping breast cancer patients locally, regionally and nationally because Cancer has no boundaries. SFAC has approved 54 Medical grants to women within a 60 mile radius of Erie, covering medically necessary supplies and services not covered by health insurance have also been paid to medical providers, such as PA Limb and Brace and the Regional Cancer Center, located right here in Erie, PA. These numbers keep growing on a daily basis, do keep checking back! Helping cancer patients one STRING at a time.