Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation

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About Our Organization

The Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation was established in 1994 to provide ongoing support of the treatment efforts at the cancer center. Since that time, hundreds of generous individuals, companies and others continue to give to the Foundation in support of Thompson Cancer Survival Center. These gifts ensure leading-edge cancer treatment, clinical trials and technology advancements as well as services such as early detection; education and direct patient support are available and accessible to all people throughout our region regardless of their ability to pay.

Game On Against Cancer

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This annual March event features celebrity matches on a variety of home gaming equipment, music, delicious food and beverages, and a fabulous selection of silent auction items. Game On Against Cancer’s proceeds support Thompson Cares, a fund that assists cancer patients in financial need with their basic living expenses. Thanks to your generosity, in the last ten years the event has raised more than $715,000!

Race Against Cancer

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The Race Against Cancer is a 5K walk and run that raises funds for Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s Cancer Outreach Services program.

Since its inception 30 years ago, the race has raised over $7.5 million for cancer education and care in East Tennessee. Thanks to Race Against Cancer supporters and participants, thousands of medically under-served individuals have received life-saving screenings and information each year. Unlike some fundraisers, proceeds raised by the race go to fight cancer locally. Through prevention, early detection and education, we are saving lives. Come walk or run with us!

Memorials and Honorariums

As Thompson Cancer Survival Center continues to serve our community and the region, there are many opportunities for you to help strengthen our programs and services and make a difference in the fight against cancer. The special programs and services of Thompson Cancer Survival Center  are supported in part by the financial and in-kind contributions received from members of our community. If you would like to make a gift in honor or memory of a loved one, you may use this online form. For more information on how your donations can help patients, please contact the Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation at 865-531-5210.

Planned Gifts

Some individuals may wish to provide substantial gifts to support the hospital and its important service in our community. There are many ways to make such gifts. One of the most common is a bequest – include Thompson Cancer Survival Center in your will. Other ideas include charitable trusts, gift annuities, pooled income funds, donations of real property and many other options.

The staff of Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation is available to provide more information on these and other gift options. Please contact us at 865-531-5210 with any questions or for additional information on how your contributions can help Thompson Cancer Survival Center.

To send contributions by mail, please use the following address:

280 Fort Sanders West Blvd., Suite 202
Knoxville, TN 37922

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