WHAT WE DO

Hope, Education, & Support

Northwest Sarcoma Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to providing education and support to patients and families who are living with this specific form of cancer. We strive to provide timely and accurate information regarding research and treatment options, and offer overall support by creating local networks throughout Washington, Oregon, Montana, Alaska and Idaho.

Pediatric Patient Financial Assistance

The Jenna Westerholm Pediatric Help$ Program is available to Sarcoma patients under the age of 22 and currently undergoing treatment in a pediatric medical hospital in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and Washington. 
This program was established by Chris and Michele Westerholm who lost their daughter, Jenna Westerholm, to Sarcoma in 2009.

JENNA HELP$

FOUNDATION HELP$

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Adult Patient Financial Assistance

Through the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation financial assistance programs we are able to ease the financial strain placed on patients throughout the treatment process. Patients utilize the grant to assist with medical expenses, transportation costs to treatment, and everyday living expenses.

RESEARCH GRANTS

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Funding Innovation

Our current research strategy is direct funding to our most promising Sarcoma-focused researchers.  Since 2011, we have been able to invest over $300,000 to support these great researchers. We are grateful for the generosity of supporters like yourself.

COMMUNITY FUN EVENTS

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Connect and Support One Another

Our focus is on Sarcoma patients and their families. We provide opportunities to get the social and emotional support needed to slay the Sarcoma dragon.

DRAGONSLAYER DAYS

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Connect and Support One Another

Dragonslayer Days bring patients and their families together in local children's cancer centers to connect and support one another.

SIG KOHL LEGACY AWARD

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Making a Difference

The Sig Kohl Legacy Award is granted each year to a recipient who is dedicated to making a enduring difference in the fight against Sarcoma.  Whether it be through research, patient support, or dedication to the Sarcoma community; the recipients of this award carry on the legacy of Sig Kohl and are making a true difference in the lives of people battling Sarcoma.

CASUAL CHATS

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Uniting Dragonslayers

Virtual Casual Chats for adults, teens, caregivers, and survivors of Sarcoma angels to connect with those who understand.

CARE PACKAGES

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Support In a Box

The Care Packages program is intended to provide love and support to our Sarcoma family members who are currently in treatment or have lost someone. Recipients must reside and/or be in treatment within the Pacific Northwest region. Application must be submitted by a confirmed medical professional. Help us support Sarcoma patients and survivors of Sarcoma Angels by shopping our wish list for Care Packages.

Meet a Sarcoma Researcher

Quarterly event supporting the mission of the NWSF for our PNW community. This vital event provides updates to our patients and supporters about ongoing research throughout the PNW. 

RESEARCHER UPDATE NIGHT

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