Group Event: Hollywood Nights Prom

    Lights! Camera! Action! Live for Today members dressed to the nines and walked the red carpet at Hollywood Nights, the Second Annual Prom. The fundraising event is held at Nocatee Crosswater Hall by the Apryle Showers Foundation, a Jacksonville nonprofit focused on providing hope healing, restoration, and peace to adults 30-55 undergoing cancer…

Kelly’s Life Adventure: Seaside Escape

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….

Justin’s Life Adventure: Cruise Celebration

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…

Iyan’s Life Adventure: A Weekend to Remember

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,…

Group Event: Bowling

    Gutter ball! Strike! Spare! Live For Today members tied up their bowling shoes and bowled their way through a few frames! The members teamed up and enjoyed a few games of bowling and some great food. While many of our activities are geared towards healthily living, or creating community, some are more laid back so…

Healthy Living Event: Practice with Purpose

Sunday afternoons are the best. For some, its a time when taking a nap is socially acceptable. For others, its a time for spiritual rejuvenation. For a group of 60+ present-minded yoga enthusiasts, this particular Sunday afternoon was a time to give back while stretching out. Big Fish Power Yoga is a power vinyasa yoga studio in Jacksonville Beach that…

Group Event: River City Brewing Company

With another year coming to a close, the Live For Today Foundation is focusing on more than just today. This time of year signifies a milestone, looking at all of our accomplishments for last year and setting new goals for this year. To celebrate, it only felt natural to have everyone together for a post…

Group Event: Jaguars vs. Colts Game & Tailgate

Nothing says Florida winter like a warm, bright December afternoon; and nothing says Jacksonville quite like the Jaguars. While not always number one on the board, the Jags are always number one in our hearts. Plus, our Members know first hand how relevant a support system can be. We could think of no better way…

GROUP EVENT: HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY AND BENEFIT

On a warm, October evening, super heroes, Disney characters, pilots, and cowboys alike made their way into Casa Marina in Jacksonville Beach. The old hotel, glowing gold in the setting sun, was the backdrop of NACE’s 3rd Annual Halloween Costume Party benefitting the Live For Today Foundation. The result was a magical, musical, spirit-filled evening….

Healthy Living Event: Girls Night Out

There’s nothing quite as rejuvenating as a night out with the gals. So on Friday, October 16th, the ladies of Live For Today gathered in the heart of San Marco, at Stasis Salon, for Girls Night Out! Many people don’t realize the demanding schedule of someone fighting cancer. Combining treatment, check ups, and a resulting…