We fight to improve the lives of people affected by cancer
LIVESTRONG Corporate Partners
In addition to playing an important role in funding our mission, our corporate partners enable the Foundation to reach more people and engage more communities than ever before. Together, we are improving the lives of people affected by cancer now. Our partners are dedicated to, passionate about and engaged in making the world better for the cancer community and we thank them for their involvement. The cumulative giving history of each of our partners is outlined below.
Greater than $25 Million
Nike is a long-time supporter of the LIVESTRONG Foundation. Since 2004, Nike has helped the Foundation raise over $100 million to help people affected by cancer. Nike created the LIVESTRONG wristband in 2004 and was instrumental in making it a global phenomenon, with more than 85 million bands being distributed to date. Nike's global LIVESTRONG collection of running and training products includes footwear, apparel and equipment.
Greater than $5 Million
American Century Investments
Since 2006, American Century Investments has committed nearly $9 million to help the LIVESTRONG Foundation fulfill its mission to improve the lives of people affected by cancer today. The Foundation's mission complements American Century Investments strong company connection to the fight against cancer. Each year, more than 40% of company profits are directed to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, established and endowed by American Century Investments founder Jim Stowers and his wife Virginia, both cancer survivors. The Foundation is currently a beneficiary of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship.
Less than $1 Million
The LIVESTRONG Foundation began partnering with international carshare program car2go in 2010 around the launch of their service in North America. Today, in addition to playing a sponsorship role in Foundation events, car2go has teamed up with the LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center and Faith in Action Caregivers to launch the LIVESTRONG Transportation Program, providing survivors with rides to and from cancer related appointments in the Austin area.
Facebook Gifts is a new way for individuals to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, new jobs or other big moments. The LIVESTRONG Foundation has been selected as a featured partner for Facebook Charitable Gifts and giving has never been easier. Visit the link below and choose to a give a gift from $1 - $1,000 and your gift will be made in full to the Foundation while your friend is notified of your generous contribution in their honor.
Beginning in 2013, the LIVESTRONG Foundation joined forces with the floral industry leader to create a unique and special way to honor the cancer survivors in your life. FTD offers all Foundation supporters year-round savings of 10% sitewide on FTD.com, with 15% of your purchase coming back to us in support of our mission and the millions of survivors worldwide.
THINKSPORT's mission is to create safe, sustainable and superfunctional consumer products. As the Foundation's first step in embracing products focused on cancer prevention, the safe sunscreen formulation is already top ranked by the Environmental Working Group and free of biologically harmful chemicals. Purchasing THINKSPORT LIVESTRONG sunscreen and sports bottles guarantees that a minimum of $50,000 annually will be donated to the Foundation and the fight against cancer.
With the LIVESTRONG Visa card from UMB, contributing to the LIVESTRONG Foundation’s mission of inspiring and empowering those affected by cancer has never been easier. The Foundation receives $50 per newly activated account and a percentage of eligible transaction dollars, generating additional funding for vital programs and services for cancer survivors and their loved ones.