Chris’s Life Adventure: Surf Trip to Costa Rica

Chris is a cool dude. He is a Jacksonville Beach native who loves surfing, John F. Kennedy, writing thought-provoking blog entries, and getting the most out of his time at the University of Florida. But after just one semester on campus, Chris was diagnosed with Stage III Hodgkin’s lymphoma – cancer. Chris found out he had cancer just…

Cassandra’s Life Adventure: St. Augustine Staycation

NEGU – ‘Never Ever Give Up’. This is the acronym that 19 year old cancer survivor, Cassandra, repeats at the end of every status update. With a little background, it’s easy to understand why these letters mean so much to her. For over ten years, Cassandra has been battling an incredibly rare bone cancer – only the…

Reflecting Back on the Past Year: 2014

As a 100% volunteer based non-profit organization, every donation to the Live For Today Foundation goes directly towards making a difference in the lives of young cancer patients! By donating, you allow us to continue our mission of providing young adults with cancer with unique experiences and fulfilling opportunities throughout the course of their treatment….

Group Event: Jaguars vs. Texans Game & Tailgate

With the awesome success of our Jaguar’s tailgate and game day experience last year, the LFT group had been anxiously awaiting a repeat group event. So, we planned to go back for a great game in early December and were feeling really excited the weekend before our event was scheduled with the gorgeous weather and…

Britney’s Life Adventure: Relaxing Spa Weekend

Since being diagnosed 5 years ago with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow, 22-year-old Britney has learned that her life now is all about adjusting. Anyone with a disability or physical limitation can relate to her outlook that life before diagnosis and life after are two very different things. When you have a disability anything that…

Group Event: St. Augustine Alligator Farm & Dinner

On a crisp fall weekend in October, our members and survivors set out to explore the famous St. Augustine Alligator Farm followed by a delicious dinner at the Salt Life restaurant! As soon as we arrived and started to gather, we all got the chance to meet our newest member Dominic, who after battling and…

Amber’s Life Adventure: Island Getaway

Let’s face it, we all need a getaway. But for those of us who have dealt with everything life can throw at us, we need to take the trip of a lifetime. Amber and her fiancée, Pat, are just those people. Amber is an independent, hardworking young woman who was diagnosed with severe Aplastic Anemia…

Healthy Living Event: Pure Barre Class

As our grippy sock wearing group approached the barre for the first time, nervous glances were exchanged as well as a few muffled giggles. The cancer survivors and members of Live For Today were about to start their very first Pure Barre Jacksonville Beach class and none of them had any idea what to expect….

Group Event: TPC Sawgrass Cooking Class

Amidst sizzling pans and refreshing drinks, our Members & Survivors enjoyed an afternoon of cooking, laughing, and tasting their new creations this past Sunday at TPC Sawgrass. This group event was our largest yet and one of the most fun! When everyone arrived to the clubhouse at noon, we were greeted with Arnold Palmers and Pellegrino to…