Monthly Archives: December 2010


No guilt for charitable giving through iGive and Goodshop

This holiday season, ditch the guilt of spending and make a purchase that combines the good feelings of giving and charitable giving by shopping online through and With partnerships from over 1,500 popular stores on both [...]

By |2019-12-26T14:43:40-05:00December 1st, 2010|Fundraising, News|

Safford brings together champagne, strawberries and a concert pianist for unforgettable Valentine’s fundraiser

Life Rafter and GIST survivor David Safford is hosting a benefit concert on Valentine’s Day to raise funds and awareness for the LRG’s research project Pathway to a Cure. After being diagnosed with GIST, Dave [...]

By |2019-12-26T14:42:12-05:00December 1st, 2010|News|

It’s your life, shouldn’t it stay in your hands?

This December, I will have been working with cancer patients for six years at the Life Raft Group. I have held their hands in hospital beds, coached them on how to talk with their doctors, stood by their side at the weddings of friends, walked with them through haunted houses and comforted their loved ones when they had nothing left.

By |2019-12-26T14:38:06-05:00December 1st, 2010|Coping with GIST, News|

Cards, chips and laughter abound at 7th Annual LRG Poker Tournament

On November 18, the Life Raft Group’s Board President Jerry Cudzil hosted this year’s Seventh Annual Life Raft Group Poker Tournament at the Midtown Loft in New York City. With over seventy-five guests and ninety-five [...]

By |2019-12-26T14:37:19-05:00December 1st, 2010|Fundraising, News|
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