Jolie’s Life Adventure: Western Caribbean Cruise

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.    …

Randale Gets His Teeth Back!

When Randale joined Live For Today, the first thing he told us was that he lost his teeth to cancer. He was afraid to smile, ashamed of his first impression, and was being held back from achieving his full potential. Once a football and track star with collegiate promise, Randale’s life was turned upside-down when he…

Ryan’s Life Adventure: Chicago Cubs & Illinois Roots

Ryan is a 24-year-old veteran and cancer survivor. Having grown up in Illinois, he is a huge Chicago Cubs fan. Coming from a military family, it was always his goal to join the U.S. military. Three years ago, he got that chance. Ryan joined the Florida Air National Guard, a part of the air reserve…

Group Event: Jacksonville Sun’s Game

“We hope to create a newly awakened sense of hope and joy for life by encouraging our members to stop letting cancer define their lives and start living for each day”. These words are strong and powerful, and come from the “About” page on our website. We at Live for Today believe strongly in our…

Nathan’s Life Adventure: Cycling Surprise

To most people, 28-year-old Nathan seems like a normal, healthy young man. He manages a boat club and enjoys cycling and spending time with his family. It’s nearly impossible to detect that this young man is living with an incurable cancer, fighting his disease indefinitely. Before cancer, Nathan was an avid distance runner. He set…

Healthy Living Event: Metabolic Conditioning & Brunch

Last weekend, we kicked off our Healthy Living Partnership with Trinity Fitness Riverside by coming together with trainers and athletes to participate in a group workout and fellowship brunch. On Saturday morning, Live For Today members met up at Trinity Fitness Riverside for a short devotion, prayer, and an intense, sweaty, and fun metabolic conditioning…

Dr. Jason Starr Joins Board of Directors

Live for Today Foundation is proud to welcome Hematologist/Oncologist, Jason Starr, DO, to its Board of Directors. Dr. Starr is a compassionate physician who goes above-and-beyond for the wellbeing of his patients. He has personally treated one of our founder’s, Todd, as well as several other members of Live for Today. Dr. Starr not only…

Group Event: Night Out At The Comedy Club

On a rainy and chilly Saturday evening in Febuary, members of Live For Today got together to enjoy dinner and laughs at The Comedy Club of Jacksonville. Our members and their guests where invited for a night out to hear comedian Scott Novotny’s latest comedy act. His credits include Saturday Night Live writer, MTV’s Half…

Emma’s Life Adventure: A Coastal Getaway

Meet Emma. A young, ambitious woman with many goals and aspirations. All of which did not coincide well with her cancer diagnosis of Acute Myeloid Leukemia, AML, less than two years ago. Emma was living in Virginia, working, and pursuing a Masters degree in library science. Her world turned completely upside down following her diagnosis,…

Group Event: Dinner & Trolley Tour in St. Augustine

Our January group event was a great kickoff to an exciting year for Live for Today. Members and a plus one were invited to join us for dinner and a trolley tour of the beautiful Night of Lights in downtown St. Augustine. As the group arrived they were brought upstairs to the lovely private dining…