We failed.

We failed.

Failing to provide Stephenie with the connection she craves is our failure. This is not cancer’s doing; she had time when she was well, we didn’t have a program with spots available for her during that time. That stings in a way we haven’t felt before.

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I was a miracle and a mess.

“My first Climb wasn’t a climb, it was a five-step walk from my hospital bed to a couch in the family room.”

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YACC values commitment

At our monthly team meetings, one of our crew members discusses one of our five values: strength, courage, commitment, heart, and trail-blazing. This is Geoff’s reflection from this month’s meeting.

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Why I Climb (and why you

We are climbing for YACCers like Jody and the 49,000 other young adults dealing with cancer who don’t know the power YACC—yet. Fundraising events like the Climb power YACC’s programs; there is no connection, no transformation without them. And we’d love to have you join us.

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#BeCauseYACC: The new wave of support programs

The web is most often the first point of contact, and the next step in connecting with our community used to be a four-day retreat, adventure, or conference. It is a huge leap with a ton of risks, and it’s a wonder anyone comes!

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#BeCauseYACC: Here’s where the fun begins

Starting YACC was largely driven by three factors; my desire to use my experience to help others, my need to process what I had just experienced by doing something with it and my reality that I likely wouldn’t get the next 60 years to make my impact. I had to make an impact now and hopefully I could build something that would outlive me.

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