Become a Volunteer.

Volunteers are the heart and soul of the American Cancer Society! As a volunteer you can honor a survivor or a loved one lost to cancer, and help save lives of people both in the Capital Region and around the world. It only takes a little time to do a lot of good.

We have different event related volunteer roles from planning committees to night of volunteers, along with many other volunteer opportunities with the American Cancer Society. Contact us today to find out how rewarding volunteering is!

    For one night, we leave the rivalry on the court to come together in the fight against cancer! Join our co-hosts, the Coaches & wives of the @sienambb & @ualbany_mbb Programs, on October 4th for the 2021 Coaches vs Cancer Basket "Ball!" Link in bio for tickets!
    Jenna Meier of Guilderland will be accepting the 2021 Mary Ann Raymond Donnelly Fighting Spirit Award on October 4th at the Coaches vs Cancer Basket "Ball!" Tickets are on sale now to join the Meier & Raymond Family in this special celebration www.acscapitalregionevents.com/coaches-vs-cancer/
    In April 2021, our organization announced eight childhood cancer research grant awards totaling nearly $4 million. These joint-funded projects are utilizing a unique approach by leveraging existing clinical trial cohorts to gain new information that will help lead to new discoveries.

#ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth
    At this year's Red, White & Blue Party we had the privilege to honor Sean Sweeney with this year's Hero of Hope Award. 

In November of 2017 Sean was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a life threatening form of cancer. In the last few years he has received multiple rounds of chemotherapy, countless spinal taps, bone marrow biopsies, and blood infusions. 

As of March 2020, Sean is no longer undergoing cancer treatments.
#makinghopehappen 
#childhoodcancerawarenessmonth