C.A.R.E. - 2021-02-28




Nationally and locally, cancer organizations rely on volunteers to support patients and advocate for cancer research. Due to the pandemic, there are fewer volunteer options available to protect everyone’s safety. Check with the organizations below to see how you can help. American Cancer Society / Please register as a volunteer so the American Cancer Society is ready to assist patients and families when programs can resume. Volunteer options include fundraising through Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and Relay for Life events, as well as direct patient support and advocacy. American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network works to encourage elected officials and candidates to make cancer a top national priority. ACS CAN needs volunteers to join its advocacy work for cancer prevention, early detection and improving quality of life for cancer patients and their families. To get involved visit: Stay updated on initiatives: • Follow @ACSCANnm on Twitter • “Like” @ACScan on Facebook Cancer Foundation for New Mexico in Santa Fe / Contact Caroline Owen at 505-955-7931, ext. 3 or to find out about 2021 volunteer possibilities. Usually the Foundation needs volunteers for patient support services and Spanish translation services. Cancer Services of New Mexico / Volunteers are usually needed for administrative support, promotion, fundraising, caregiver support and the annual family cancer retreat. To find out about volunteer options this year, contact Janet Quintana-Cook at 505-288-0331 or


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