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.

Orange Theory
Jazzercize
Curtis Climate
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

Breanna “Bre” Paladino

Breanna “Bre” Paladino

Jan 16 2017

Bre graduated from Naperville Central High School in 2007, then earned a Bachelors Degree in PR and Advertising in 2011 from De…

Minnesota has highest incidence rate of melanoma in Midwest

Minnesota has highest incidence rate of melanoma in Midwest

Jan 06 2017

January 6, 2017: Despite increased efforts to raise public awareness about the prevention and early detection of melanoma, a growing proportion of…

Research Study: Indoor tanning age restriction could have a significant impact on melanoma incidence

Research Study: Indoor tanning age restriction could have a significant impact on melanoma incidence

Dec 20 2016

An age restriction on indoor tanning could save thousands of lives and millions of dollars, according to new research published online in…

Combo Therapy Improves Outcomes in Melanoma Brain Metastasis

Combo Therapy Improves Outcomes in Melanoma Brain Metastasis

Oct 03 2016

Melanoma News Today: Therapies that target elements of the immune system or certain pathways active in cancer cells, in combination with radiation…

 

Contact Us

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

(708) 205-5692

(630) 230-3808

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