Associate Board of Ambassadors

What is the ABOA?

The Capital Region’s Associate Board of Ambassadors (ABOA) is a group of rising community leaders who share the belief of The American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

Our ABOA will lead our fight across the Capital Region in various ways with The Red, White, & Blue Party will being their premier event that they will help plan and execute on June 24th, 2022 at Saratoga National Golf Club.

What does it take to be on the ABOA?

  • Be a community ambassador for the American Cancer Society in the Capital Region
  • Fundraise a minimum of $750 (give/get)
  • Attend ABOA Virtual Meetings
Out of 50 nonprofits, the American Cancer Society has ranked the #6 most trusted nonprofit brand in the US in a recent report by Morning Consult. View the full report at the link in bio!
The @americancancersociety Diet and Physical Activity Guidelines for Cancer Prevention provide recommendations for weight control, physical activity, diet, and alcohol consumption to reduce cancer risk.

Visit cancer.org to read more about proposed community action to accompany the 4 recommendations for individual choices to reduce cancer risk.
Too many people with cancer need help getting to help. Our #RoadToRecovery program provides free transportation so they never have to worry about their next ride.

Sign up to drive right here in the Capital Region at the link in bio today!
Regular cancer screening can save your life. Talk to a doctor about which screening tests are right for you or visit cancer.org/get-screened for more information.

25+: Cervical screening
45+: Colorectal & breast screening
50+: Discuss lung screening with your doctor

Learn more at cancer.org/get-screened
About 50% of the time, sarcomas are resistant to current treatments, which illustrates the need for new therapeutic approaches. Visit the link in bio to read more about what today's @americancancersociety researchers are doing to learn more about why and how to change that. 

#SarcomaAwarenessMonth
Nearly 2 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer every year, navigating a complex care system while they endure the effects of treatment, and maybe even lose their jobs — all while facing overwhelming health care costs. Fifty-one percent of people with cancer and survivors surveyed report having medical debt from their cancer

Taking action in past due. Help us ask Congress to prioritize affordable cancer care in the budget reconciliation package @ the link in bio.