cancer research by providing a conduit for donations
from the private and business sectors of the Auburn
To stimulate ongoing contributions by maintaining an
active and prominent profile in the community
To serve as a role model for other communities who wish
to financially support cancer research
increase public awareness of the devastating effects
of cancer, and encourage the earliest possible diagnosis
with the most effective professional treatment .
To continue to identify and secure sources of funding that will support cancer research. The Endowment fund reached it's goal of $1.5 million in 2007. The ACCEF endowment annually contributes an approximate $75,000 through fund earnings and cash donations.
April 2001, several concerned citizens in the Auburn
area agreed to raise a significant amount of money to
support cancer research. After careful consideration
and reviewing several options, they decided to support
the UC Davis Cancer Center.
The UC Davis Cancer Center was chosen because it is
the only major cancer research center in this area.