"Once I was cancer free, I knew we would give back to the community that gave to us."

— Jim Spierings, President

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SCF Family Grant Celebration

By Spierings Cancer Foundation / April 27, 2020

As the Spierings Cancer foundation continues to grow we are able to help more and more families with financial support as they battle through cancer. When the foundation was established in 2009 Jim and Sue Spierings would personally meet each and every Spierings Cancer Foundation Family Grant Recipient. Today, we are excited that our organization’s…

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McMahon Associates Donates in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Spierings Cancer Foundation / October 27, 2019

Each year in October McMahon Associates gets involved in breast cancer awareness month. For a price the employees can buy a pink t-shirt to wear on Fridays during the month of October. Each year the McMahon Way organization selects a nonprofit cancer organization to receive the funds raised by the employees. In 2019, the Spierings…

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Women of Bluegrass

By Spierings Cancer Foundation / August 17, 2019

We laugh, love, & live… our charity we give. The Ladies of Bluegrass are dedicated to providing hope and inspiration to those affected by cancer and to provide financial support to those individuals and organizations who qualify. The Ladies of Bluegrass music festival is held in Green Bay every spring. Proceeds from the 2019 bluegrass…

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UnLess Program Raises Money for Spierings Cancer Foundation

By Spierings Cancer Foundation / June 4, 2019

UnLess is a student-run organization at Woodland Intermediate school in Kimberly, WI. where students focus on making a difference in the lives of people battling cancer. It is run by a core group of 40 students who work on educating others about cancer, inspiring others to be a part of UnLess and the battle against…

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Best of the Valley

By Spierings Cancer Foundation / April 27, 2019
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Community Foundation Honors Spierings Cancer Foundation with Volunteer Award

By Spierings Cancer Foundation / April 29, 2018

Spierings Cancer Foundation was awarded the Health Care Volunteer Award at the  2018 Community Foundation Celebrating Volunteers gala. People come together every year to Celebrate Volunteers. At the annual community gala in downtown Appleton, seven awards are given out to outstanding volunteers. Each receives a $5,000  grant money from the award sponsor to give to…

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Rock Cancer Annual Fundraiser

By Spierings Cancer Foundation / July 18, 2014

Every 3rd Saturday of August at the Doyle Park in Little Chute, WI the Spierings Cancer Foundation holds Rock Cancer. It’s a daylong celebration of life, music and fun. With a variety of activities, food, drink and live bands from 1pm to Midnight, this event is for the whole family to enjoy. You can purchase…

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Where Does The Money Go?

By Spierings Cancer Foundation / June 20, 2014

Rock Cancer is Spierings Cancer Foundation’s primary fundraiser. During the 5th annual event, more than 5,000 people attended and it raised more than $108,000. From the past five years, Rock Cancer has raised over $400,000. All of the proceeds are spent right here in Wisconsin. A majority of the donations are distributed in the Fox…

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The Mission

By Jim Spierings / May 23, 2014

In 2009, Jim and Sue Spierings started the Spierings Cancer Foundation. Jim won his battle with throat cancer and wanted to give back to the same community that supported him while going through treatment. The Spierings Cancer Foundation helps support families affected by cancer, enhances medical care for cancer patients in the fox cities, and…

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