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.

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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.

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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.

Stacey Harvey
SALOMON
ACTERYX
GEA
The Stand
RX Bars
Lou Malnati’s
Trader Joes
Parvin Clauss
Marcel’s
Clune
Dupage Medical Group – Dermatology
Ackerman Sports Center
IVOR//ANDREW
Teleflex
Quaid and Rooney
Wintrust Wealth Mangement
Chicago Bulls
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Health Track
Keller Williams Johansen
Blue Lizard
Loeber Motors
Viator International
John Saletta
Asics
Ivor//Andrew
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

Coach’s Blog 9.15.16

Coach’s Blog 9.15.16

Sep 15 2016

Hi Jack’s Team Runners – I hope you all are well, your training is going great and you are running injury free. Once…

Top US Colleges Support Dangerous Indoor Tanning

Top US Colleges Support Dangerous Indoor Tanning

Sep 07 2016

We send our children off to college hoping they receive a good education and make lifelong friends.  But many of our nation’s…

Advanced Head and Neck Melanomas Often Found Where They’re Hardest to See

Advanced Head and Neck Melanomas Often Found Where They’re Hardest to See

Sep 07 2016

Melanoma News Today: Advanced-stage cutaneous head and neck melanomas are diagnosed more often on the scalp or back of the neck than toward the front of…

Why We Run: Melissa (2016 Chi-Marathon)

Why We Run: Melissa (2016 Chi-Marathon)

Sep 02 2016

I have gone insane and have decided to run the Chicago Marathon this year! As many of you know, our family lost our…

 

Contact Us

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

(708) 205-5692

(630) 230-3808

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