Marissa’s Life Adventure: A Private Flight Over St. Augustine!

Meet Marissa, a fun-loving, lighthearted 18-year-old Jacksonville local who was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of soft tissue cancer, two weeks before graduating from Atlantic Coast High School. An active student, playing soccer, lacrosse, running and swimming, Marissa noticed a bump on her lower calf which she assumed to be a sports-related injury.  When…

Inspiration to Live For Today: Zach Sobiech’s Story

Today we would like to share an inspirational video with you. It is one of the best examples of “living for today” that we have ever seen. This is the reason why we feel so passionately about what we do. We do want to warn you, that this video is very moving and can be…

Group Event: Survivor & Member Dinner at Brio Tuscan Grille

Last night was our kickoff group event at Brio Tuscan Grille at the St. John’s Town Center’s in Jacksonville, FL. We had a great turnout with a mix of members, survivors, founders and a local oncologist who had treated a few of us at Mayo Clinic. Our busy table felt like a group of old friends that had…

Live For Today Places in the Top 10 at One Spark!!!!!

For those of you who don’t follow us on social media and didn’t see the constant stream of Facebook posts, tweets, Instagram photos and more, last week, we participated in our very first event EVER…One Spark! Not only did we participate, we placed 9th overall out of 900+ creators! NINTH! We truly can’t say enough things…

Come Support Us at One Spark This Week in Downtown Jacksonville!

We are gearing up for our first big event in Jacksonville this week…One Spark! Starting tomorrow, the premise of this event is a crowd-funding festival where attendees can vote for their favorite “creators” (like Live For Today Foundation) to receive a percentage of the $250,000 One Spark Fund!!! For example, if we receive 1% of…

Live for Today’s Website and Social Media Just Launched!

It’s here! We’re pumped to officially share the launch of our website, www.live-for-today.org, and social media channels. Check it all out to discover who we are, why we’re passionate about helping young adults with cancer, and how you can get involved. “Living for today is all about feeling young and alive.  Having cancer didn’t change…