The Life Raft Group is excited to announce its 8th anniversary of our biennial Life Fest conference, which gives patients and caregivers the opportunity to gather for a weekend of camaraderie, unique access [...]
As the summer winds down, we are pleased to share with you our special Celebration Issue! We have a great deal to celebrate in 2015. What better image to illustrate a celebration than fireworks exploding in [...]
LRG Communications Director Erin Kristoff and LRG member Bella Rocco unveil the GIST Awareness Day Virtual Quilt Video to Life Fest attendees. The Virtual Quilt is a testament to the GIST community who [...]
Last year’s inaugural GIST Awareness Day was a huge success, and we know with your help 2015 will be even bigger and better! This year, we’re celebrating GIST Awareness Day by creating a photo mosaic [...]
2014 Annual Report Overview This was a year of challenges and triumphs for the Life Raft Group as we continued our mission to find a cure for GIST, and to provide research, education, support and [...]
The GIST Awareness Day Virtual Quilt Video was displayed at this years's Life Fest. GIST Awareness Day gave us the opportunity to recognize those impacted with GIST, sarcoma, or any type of cancer to [...]
Coverage of GIST Awareness Day continues with this press release that calls attention to our awareness campaign and our support for the global GIST community.
As July 13’s GIST Awareness Day draws closer we are encouraging all of our members to make the day their own by spreading the word in their local communities. Raising awareness about GIST eases obstacles to education, treatment and research that make this disease so difficult to battle. GIST Awareness Day puts the power to help bring about this change in the hands of you, our members, who have been most profoundly touched by GIST.
Life Raft Group member, Diana Smith was recently featured in an article in Clarksville Tennessee’s Leaf Chronicle about GIST. The article quotes Assistant Program Director, Mildred Menos and provides helpful information about GIST sure to [...]