Current News and Jack’s Fund Events

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.

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!

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…

Mar 25 2023

20 years running … fighting melanoma every step of the way. As we get ready to recognize our 20th year fighting melanoma,…

RRCA Awards TRFJ Championship Status for 2023

Jan 18 2023

TRFJ2023 awarded RRCA Illinois Championship Event:  Celebrating 20 years fighting melanoma every step of the way. RRCA Championship Event Series is the…

Protein that helps melanoma become more aggressive uncovered

Jan 18 2023

(1/18/2023) Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that can spread to other organs in the body. While metastasis has been extensively…

Late-stage melanoma: Experimental drug combo puts 50% of patients into remission

Jan 04 2023

Researchers tested the efficacy of a drug combination for treating stage IV melanoma. They found that 71% of patients responded to the…

2022 Thanksgiving Newsletter

Dec 17 2022

Congratulations Jack’s Marathon Team and TRFJ2022 More photos and stories in our Newsletter.

Support S. 309: An Act relative to the availability of sunscreen for students

Dec 28 2021

SUBJECT:  Statewide policies should allow and encourage students to apply, carry and store sunscreen for personal use, especially as students are outside…

$5000 Donation Funds Four New Shade Shelters

Feb 12 2020

January 14, 2020:  The Glen Ellyn Board of Commissioners would like to recognize Sharon Marston, along with the Jack H. Marston II…