StringsforaCURE® Foundation

StringsforaCURE® is an Erie, PA based 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing education, comfort, support and financial assistance directly to cancer patients, primarily those with breast cancer. We provide Gift Cards and Grants as well as Comfort Baskets and Purse String care packages to help ease patients’ financial burdens and to provide comfort and support from diagnosis to survivorship. We offer educational materials that educate patients on cancer prevention and raise awareness of the importance of nutrition and wellness to recovery.
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Helping cancer patients one STRING at a time!

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Some of the famous musicians who have recycled their used guitar strings to SFAC include Joe Bonamassa, Jon Bon Jovi, Chris Daughtry, Melissa Etheridge, Wynonna Judd, Lyle Lovett, Bret Michaels, Willie Nelson and Paul Rodgers.

In five short years, StringsforaCURE has helped over 1067 cancer patients, primarily breast cancer patients, giving over $159,082 directly to these patients.  That number includes over 1287 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 57 Medical grants to women within a 60 mile radius of Erie, PA 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.  SFAC also approved 4 Living Expense grants to women within a 60 mile radius of Erie, PA. These numbers keep growing on a daily basis, do keep checking back!  Helping cancer patients one STRING at a time.