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Mission Statement

American Cancer Society is the nationwide 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. Founded in 1913 and with national headquarters in Atlanta, the Society has 13 regional Divisions and local offices in 3,400 communities, involving millions of volunteers across the United States. For more information anytime, call toll free 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.


Save lives. Fulfill yours.

What's it really like to volunteer with the American Cancer Society? Today, there are over three million different answers to that question, because each of our valued volunteer partners has a unique story to tell. Your volunteer role could be as valuable and rewarding as theirs. Volunteering for the American Cancer Society means you have an opportunity to save lives and fulfill your own.

When you volunteer, you can:

  • Make a meaningful difference in your community
  • Help cancer patients and their families
  • Have flexible options and opportunities that fit your schedule
  • Build relationships and networks that last a lifetime
  • Learn and grow personally and professionally
  • Involve your family and friends

The essence of the American Cancer Society is volunteers like you, people who give themselves and their time to offer comfort and hope to countless New Mexicans and those touched by cancer across the country. No matter who you are, you can help. We have volunteer opportunities to fit your unique talents and needs located throughout the state. Volunteer with us today and find out why more than three million others already do.


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Would you recommend American Cancer Society?

by MICHELE S. from ALBUQUERQUE, NM (2016-08-22 20:55:35.0)
This was the best event I have ever volunteered for him all of the workers volunteering and staff were friendly and outgoing and it was amazing to meet all of the people that were Survivors. I would gladly volunteer for them again anytime in the future.