Cancer made you extraordinary. Your life is forever changed, but we think for the better! We believe that after everything you have been through, you deserve to go on an adventure. Would you be passionate about learning to fly an airplane? What about going on dream vacation or meeting a professional athlete? Creating these lifelong memories is what our Life Adventures program is all about. We don’t think anything should come between you and your life… not even cancer. Apply today!
What to Expect
If you qualify to receive a Life Adventure, you will be contacted by Live for Today. A program coordinator will match your interests and our available opportunities, to make your Life Adventure a reality!
In order to participate in our Life Adventures program you must:
- Have been diagnosed with any form of cancer
- Be newly diagnosed, currently in treatment, or within one year of treatment
- Be between the ages of 18 and 35
- Be treated in or reside in northeast Florida
- Complete a Member Application
Past Life Adventures
In October of 2010, Kelly Dillon experienced a violent seizure while she slept. Doctors quickly determined the cause: a brain tumor in the frontal lobe of her brain. Medical equipment in Panama, where was born and raised, was insufficient for the surgical procedure she needed so Kelly traveled to New York City to undergo surgery….
After two stem cell transplants to treat Acute Myelogenous Leukemia and 8 years to complete his college degree, Justin was ready for a vacation. When asked what it meant to take this trip, Justin replied, “It meant I was done… time to celebrate”. This Live For Today Foundation sponsored cruise was just the life adventure…
Some people are passionate and then there is Iyan. Iyan is a light-hearted and fun-loving 21-year-old who loves music, especially his favorite band, A Day to Remember. Originally from Puerto Rico, he moved to the Orlando to seek a better life where he began studying sound technology at Valencia College. Just after his 20th birthday,…
Meet Tara Richardson, a beautiful lady who is 30 years young! In October 2011, Tara was taken to the hospital after hitting her head in a car wreck. The CT was more telling than anyone expected – a mass. Shortly there after, she was diagnosed with Diffuse Astrocytoma, a malignant form of tumor made by…
Sunshine. A smiley face. The color yellow. These are a few of the things that instantly come to mind when someone says “Kathleen.” That’s probably due to her immensely positive outlook on life and the fact that she creates an incessant stream of laughter wherever she goes. This can be exemplified by her account of…
If there were ever someone well suited for trying new life experiences, it’s Jolie. This adventurous and fun-loving 23-year-old lives each day to the fullest because she knows better than to take them for granted. In 2013, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a white blood cell cancer that commonly affects young adults. …