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…

Healthy Living Event: Essential Oils

On a crisp, December, Saturday morning, Members of the Live For Today Foundation made way to Ackerman Cancer Center for a class all about essential oils! Upon arrival, hugs were exchanged and smiles lit the room. Old friends brought each other up to date on happenings and we even got to introduce a new Member…

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…

Tara’s Life Adventure: Hillsong United Experience

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…

Kathleen’s Life Adventure: Shhh…It’s A Surprise!

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…

Group Event: Jacksonville Armada FC Game

Live For Today members and their guests gathered together outside Community First Park on Saturday evening to cheer on the Jacksonville Armada FC! Nothing brings such life and energy as rallying for a new local team. The Jacksonville Armada Football Club is part of the North American Soccer League which expanded to Jacksonville this past…

Group Event: Candy Making at Sweet Pete’s

While healthy living is top of mind for this group, it never hurts to indulge in a sweet treat from time to time—and there is no better place to satisfy a sweet tooth than Jacksonville’s own Sweet Pete’s. A routinely stormy summer evening didn’t stop the Live For Today members from venturing out in the…

Healthy Living Event: Publix Aprons Cooking School

Eating healthfully—it should be a top priority for everyone. For a young person in the fight of his or her life, it is imperative. The body requires quite the regimen of nutrients to go head-to-head with cancer in the chemotherapy ring! However, in today’s fast-paced world of casual dining and a marketplace of misleading advertisements,…

Group Event: Painting with a Twist

On a beautifully lit Sunday, summer evening the group gathered in a contemporary San Marco studio for a full night of fun and instruction at Painting With A Twist! As members and survivors slid in and took their choice of easel, pleasantries were exchanged and names were learned over delicious Taco Lu appetizers. To get…