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

Dollars Allocated to Research
Marathon Teams
Health Fairs and Awareness Events
Average number of Family Teams at TRFJ


Our Sponsors

Together we are making a difference.

Culligan Water
Duly Health and Care
Lou Malnati’s
Ackerman Sports Center
Viator International

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

Why We Run:  Erich’s Stage IV Melanoma

Why We Run: Erich’s Stage IV Melanoma

Sep 08 2023

No one walks alone: Erich’s wife share’s her story … “There are several lesions on the brain, some of which seem to…

TRFJ2023 Registration Opens

TRFJ2023 Registration Opens

Jul 15 2023

Join us at TRFJ2023 … 20 years running. Awarded RRCA Championship Event. The first 200 registrants enter into a lottery for an…

Don’t Fry Day, May 26, 2023. Friday Before Memorial Day.

Don’t Fry Day, May 26, 2023. Friday Before Memorial Day.

May 24 2023

The Friday before Memorial Day is Declared ‘Don’t Fry Day’ to Encourage Sun Safety and Awareness A Reminder to Protect Your Skin…

Thank you Pattern!

Thank you Pattern!

May 12 2023

Pattern gives back…chooses Jack’s Fund! Watch the Video:  Click here:  IMG_7236 A huge honor!  Thank you Pattern and Garrett (JMT/NYC&Chi) for the…


Contact Us

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

(708) 205-5692

(630) 230-3808

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