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Get Involved

There are many ways that you can get involved with the Life Raft Group and help make a difference. Whether you’d like to make a donation, attend one of our GIST community events, join a local GIST support group, enroll in our GIST patient registry or learn more about our tissue bank, you can find more information below.


Here is how you can get involved:

Make a Donation

Learn more about how you can donate to the Life Raft Group and efforts to find a cure for GIST.

Planned Giving

Planned giving is a great option to continue your support beyond your lifetime.

Ways to Fundraise

Get some great ideas for hosting your own fundraising event in support of the Life Raft Group.

Work with Us

We’re always looking for qualified and passionate people to join our team. Take a look at our current job openings.


Find out how you can apply to be a volunteer with the Life Raft Group and help make a difference for the GIST community.


Find out more about our advocacy efforts and how you can make a difference.

Sign up for our Patient Registry

Join our patient registry today and contribute to research by adding information to our unique database.

Join our Tissue Bank

Through our tissue bank, researchers are getting more access to tangible tissue samples, helping scientists and medical experts make advances in treating and curing GIST.


Check out our current, upcoming and past events or suggest a new event for the Life Raft Group to participate in.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Sarcoma & GIST: Education Symposium

    September 29 @ 9:00 AM - 2:45 PM
  2. Michigan GDOL 2018

    Michigan GDOL 2018

    October 27 @ 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  3. NTFC

    Night to Fight Cancer

    November 7 @ 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM