December, 2015

Wishing you a
Happy Holiday Season

From all of us at Jack's Fund ...
May the blessings of FAITH, HOPE and LOVE be with you this Christmas and throughout the year. 

Heading to warmer climates
or a snowy resort this holiday?

You may be on vacation, but your skin isn't. Skin cancer risk depends greatly on cumulative lifetime sun exposure, but experts report that melanoma has been linked most frequently to intense exposure, the kind Midwesterners soak up on tropical vacations ... READ MORE


Coping with the Holidays after a Loss
The holidays can be an especially tough time for some ... Please know a trusted friend is only a phone call away: Cancer Wellness House, in Hinsdale, offers two groups dealing with a cancer loss, "Berevement Drop-in" and "Transitions."  Additionally, we're sharing a recommended article written by Donna Mebane,  6 Steps To Survive The Holiday Season After Loss. 

Marathon Teams
Join Jack's Team for the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon or the TCS-NYC Marathon.  OR ... form your own team at an event of your choosing. Together we are making a difference!  CONTACT US for more information 

"This Run's For Jack" 5k
2016 SAVE THE DATE(s):  October 15 or 16.  Registration will open in August.  (Perhaps 2016 will be the year for the twilight run ... stay tuned!)

Photos from 2015 Events and more
The Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund
PO Box 436 | Glen Ellyn, IL | 60137 | 708-205-5692

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