The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation

Thank you for visiting! The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation is El Paso's largest foundation of its kind dedicated to meeting the needs of cancer patients and their supporters in our county. Within this site, we trust that you will find direction and support in dealing and coping with cancer.

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Upcoming Events

The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation is proud to host the online calendar of events for all things related to cancer activities in El Paso. If you know of upcoming events or represent a cancer organization hosting events that you think would benefit our viewers, please email us to discuss inclusion in our Upcoming Events calendar. Please click here to view our events calendar.

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Programs & Resources

In addition to providing direct grant support to qualified non-profit agencies whose mission is cancer related, the Foundation manages many other programs within our organization.

Patient Assistance / Transportation Services

Assistance with transportation, lodging and other issues for El Pasoans dealing with cancer

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Four Seasons Beauty Program

Provides practical assistance for women's issues during a cancer diagnosis

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Cancer Survivor Conference

an annual educational seminar for patients and those who love them.

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The Green House

our comprehensive resource center and library, named in tribute to Leighton Green, Jr.

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Happening Now

Here are some of the latest of everything and anything happening in the cancer foundation. Please click here to view all posts.

The spirit of (Care) Giving

The spirit of (Care) Giving

December conjures visions of sugarplums & parties filled with family and friends around the fire. It can also bring the specter of tired feet, hours spent shopping for the perfect gift or dre... [read more]

2017 Achievements!
Colors of Cancer

Our 20 Year Impact

From providing support to qualified non-profits who work exclusively in the cancer arena to serving the needs of individual cancer patients and their supporters, the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation's economic impact on the community approaches $8,000,000.

As we begin the next decade of service,it is with an eye on the many issues that affect cancer survivors. We are committed to reducing the burden of cancer in our El Paso community.

The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation - We are the Colors of Cancer.

Direct Grants: $4,000,000 | 50%

Patient Travel: $1,750,000 | 22%

Education: $450,000 | 6%

Collaboration: $800,000 | 10%

Direct Patient Aid: $1,000,000 | 12%

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