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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is sarcoma?

A: Sarcoma is a rare type of cancer that either begins in the bones or soft tissues.  More information can be found on our Resources page here!

 

Q: How rare is sarcoma?

A: Sarcoma is very rare. It affects 1% of adults and 20% of pediatric cancer patients.

 

Q: What is the mission of the Move For Jenn Foundation?

A: The mission of the Move For Jenn Foundation is to offer grants in the form of active-wear prosthetics to those who have suffered the loss of a limb to sarcoma or other affiliated diseases.  Since most active-wear prosthetics are not covered by insurance, the foundation bridges the financial gap to allow amputees to get back to the physical activities they enjoyed prior to amputation. 

The Move For Jenn Foundation also aims to find a cure for sarcoma and better treatment options for sarcoma patients.  Targeted research, awareness, and advocacy are three core objectives that make the foundation unique.

With your help, we can help fight sarcoma and give amputees an opportunity to keep MOVING! Every donation matters, even the smallest offering of support is greatly appreciated. Sign up for our newsletter below to stay updated on upcoming events, new products and volunteer opportunities!

 

Q: Are donations tax deductible?

A: Yes, we are an approved 501(c)3 nonprofit.  All donations made to the Move For Jenn Foundation are 100% tax deductible!  Click here to donate!

 

Q: Does Jenn speak at events?

A: Yes, Jenn is a motivational speaker and has several topics that she can bring to your audience!  For more information, click here!

 

Q: Do you have to apply for an activewear prosthetic?

A: Yes, we have a simple application process. You can apply through our website here!

 

Q: Can you apply for an activewear prosthetic without being a sarcoma amputee?

A: Although we would love to help everyone in need, we are a sarcoma-based nonprofit foundation, and our grants are solely given to sarcoma amputees.

 

Q: Do you cover miscellaneous costs for cancer patients?

A: No, we do not cover miscellaneous costs, but please reach out to our friends at Champions Do Overcome!

 

Q: Do you cover medical bills?

A: No, we do not cover medical bills.

 

Q: Do you help people across the United States or just local to North Carolina?

A: We accept applications from sarcoma survivors and researchers across the United States.  We are based in North Carolina, but we serve individuals nationwide.

 

Q: What services does our advocacy program offer?

A: We offer support to families battling sarcoma and other affiliated diseases. We are happy to help you find clinical trials and facilitate connections that are not in your immediate area, so you can focus on spending time with your family.

 

Q: Does Move For Jenn have merchandise?

A: Yes, we do!  We have Move For Jenn shirts, hats, hoodies, phone cases, mugs and more!  Please check them out here!

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