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November 28 is Tar Heal Tuesday, which is how UNC Health celebrates the international day of giving, Giving Tuesday!

UNC Lineberger is grateful to everyone who partners with them on Giving Tuesday to create a healthier future for all. Your gift today to UNC Lineberger can support the following areas:

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Where the Need Is Greatest

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only public National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the state, serving North Carolina and beyond.

A gift to UNC Lineberger provides resources for physicians and scientists to uncover the causes of cancer at the genetic and environmental levels, to conduct groundbreaking laboratory research, to provide compassionate care, and to translate findings into innovative clinical trials.

Support UNC Lineberger

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Get Real & Heel

Get Real & Heel is a unique program designed to serve cancer patients in North Carolina. The program integrates individualized prescriptive exercise administered in small groups of cancer patients in active treatment to provide a program that strengthens the body and mind.

Get Real & Heel is not just an exercise program — it is a community of people leaning on each other as they discover wellness in the midst of cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Multiply your impact to this fund – check out the matching gift challenge!

Support Get Real & Heel

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Leukemia Research Fund 

The Kats Family is matching gifts in honor of Connie Roads: “Our family is thrilled to be able to contribute to continuing research in this area, and we plan to match all donations up to our Tar Heal Tuesday Goal of raising $15,000 so that other families may have the same hope and extended lifespan that our mother and grandmother enjoyed.”

Multiply your impact to this fund – check out the matching gift challenge!

Support Leukemia Research Fund

Young adult cancer patient sits and is talking with Program Coordinator Lauren Lux on a sofa.

UNC Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program

A cancer diagnosis is never easy. But imagine being a teenager, a recent college graduate or a newly enlisted soldier, and learning you have cancer. For adolescent and young adult cancer patients, facing the pain, stress and confusion that accompanies a life-changing diagnosis comes with unique challenges.

UNC Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program provides age appropriate psychosocial and medical care for patients and their support communities, advances research in the field of AYA oncology, educates providers about the unique needs of young people living with cancer, and improves care for AYA patients across the state of North Carolina and beyond.

Multiply your impact to this fund – check out the matching gift challenge!

Support UNC AYA

Your support makes a difference in the lives of so many. Don’t miss this chance to do good and feel good this Tar Heal Tuesday. Thank you for your support!

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