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

$450k
Dollars Allocated to Research
80
Marathon Teams
260
Health Fairs and Awareness Events
35
Average number of Family Teams at TRFJ

 

Our Sponsors

Together we are making a difference.

Advocate
Culligan Water
Duly Health and Care
Blistex
lovesunbody
Faithful Friends
Griffin.Harvey
The Bridget Carroll Team
Edward Jones/Jeff Pringle
Duly Health and Care
Parvin-Clauss
GEA
Quaid and Rooney
Simon/Myers
Advocate Lutheran General
Lou Malnati’s
Trader Joes
Parvin Clauss
Ackerman Sports Center
CTS
Viator International
Asics
Ivor//Andrew
Aldi

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

2023 Year in Review

2023 Year in Review

Dec 28 2023

    Click here to view the NEWSLETTER: Happy New Year!  Let’s take a look back at 2023. Congratulations Jack’s Marathon Team:…

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…

 

Contact Us

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

(708) 205-5692

(630) 230-3808

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