About Jack’s Fund

Our vision statement guides, influences and frames all that we do.

Our Vision

We envision a world where every adult and child is aware of the risks of melanoma and takes preventative measures; where those who suffer from melanoma receive comfort and healing; and ultimately, where every case of melanoma will be completely curable.

Learn More

Why Jack's Fund?

The Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund was established in July, 2004 when melanoma took the life of Jack H. Marston II at the age of 47. Although Jack’s battle was a private one and his intention was to quietly beat the disease, his valor in the fight taught us much.

Learn More

Jack’s Fund is dedicated to raising awareness about the risks of melanoma. We know melanoma has often been mistaken for nothing serious.

Our Events

Fighting melanoma every step of the way.

Some Important Facts about our Fund

$300k
Dollars Raised for Research
45
Marathon Teams
200
Health Fairs and Awareness Events
27
Average number of Family Teams at TRFJ

 

Our Sponsors

Together we are making a difference.

RX Bars
Always Great Smiles
Trader Joes
Parvin Clauss
Clune
Ackerman Sports Center
CTS
IVOR//ANDREW
Teleflex
Health Track
Purdom
Keller Williams
Blue Lizard
Loeber Motors
Viator International
John Saletta
Wintrust Wealth Mangement
Asics
Ivor//Andrew
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Orange Crush, LLC
Dermatology Associates of LaGrange
Quaid and Rooney
ITW Pro Brands
Aldi
Baird & Warner

About Our Programs

Committed to providing programs that address the devastating experience of melanoma on all levels.

Melanoma Resources

Recommended sites for reliable information, current therapies and trusted resources.

Our Latest News

MY UV PATCH

MY UV PATCH

Jun 21 2016

A STRETCHABLE PATCH THAT MONITORS SUN EXPOSURE If you purchase La Roche-Posay sunscreen this summer, it may come with a complimentary device…

Where is the disconnect?

Where is the disconnect?

Jun 21 2016

98% of Millennial Women Know Skin Cancer Is Deadly. So Why Are They Still Tanning? It’s not a complete shocker to hear…

Aging Influences Melanoma Response to Therapies, but Antioxidants Could Provide Answer

Aging Influences Melanoma Response to Therapies, but Antioxidants Could Provide Answer

May 02 2016

April 2016: The risk of developing cancer increases with age as accumulated damage to the cells and chronic inflammation arise over time. In…

There is NO Such Thing as a Health Tan!

There is NO Such Thing as a Health Tan!

Apr 27 2016

Cosmopolitan (2016): If you’re lucky enough to find yourself on a beach sometime this winter, you might be inclined to “prep” your skin for…

 

Contact Us

Jack’s Fund | P.O. Box 436 | Glen Ellyn, IL 60138

(708) 205-5692

(630) 230-3808

Volunteer Send us a message