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American Cancer Society

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Community
  • Health & Medicine
  • Seniors
  • Women

Location

1901 Brunswick AveSuite 100Charlotte, NC 28207 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

American Cancer Society mission statement

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

International mission statement

The American Cancer Society's international mission concentrates on capacity building in developing cancer societies and on collaboration with other cancer-related organizations throughout the world in carrying out shared strategic directions.

Description

Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.

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by Sonja D. (July 9, 2018)
Very good cause to volunteer for. Very organized and the people were nice and welcoming.

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