The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Our goal at City of Hope is to one day win the war against cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and many other life-threatening diseases that continue to devastate so many lives around the world. Every day, researchers at the City of Hope National Medical Center and Beckman Research Institute are working to take us one step closer to making this goal a reality. An internationally recognized institution, City of Hope touches the lives of millions of individuals everywhere through its patient care, research and education programs. Many of the leading treatments used in medical centers worldwide were pioneered at City of Hope. And today, our scientists and physicians continue their crucial search for more treatments and cures to bring hope and healing to everyone, everywhere.The philanthropic spirit of our hundreds of thousands of volunteers and donors nationwide makes it possible for City of Hope to continue providing compassionate care and to conduct groundbreaking research. This generous support provides a major portion of our research and treatment budget each year and helps us help those in need all over the world.