Our Story

The Jules of Life Foundation (JOL) is a 501(c)3 organization founded in May 2009 that provides critical information for cancer patients and their families in St. Lawrence County.  

When JOL launched in 2009, our sole purpose was to provide financial assistance to families battling pediatric cancer in St. Lawrence County through various fundraisers like Hero of the Year, the Basketball Challenge, and the Talent Challenge.

Through the years we realized that the families didn't just need financial resources, but informational assistance.  They needed guidance through their battle with cancer.  In September 2014, we changed our mission and became the main informational resource for families battling pediatric cancer in St. Lawrence County. We built a website that contained imperative information regarding travel, local and out of state resources, financial assistance, contacts, and other available services that could help families in their search for care. 

In April 2016, the JOL Foundation received a grant from the St. Lawrence Cancer Fund to expand our website to include information about care for ALL cancers in St. Lawrence County, not just pediatric.   On this website you will find everything to help local individuals facing a cancer diagnosis, from resources for fianancial assistance and spiritual and emotional guidance, to information about local cancer-related treatment services, and more!  You can also find volunteering opportunities, along with an events calendar. Plus, if you join our email list, we'll email you monthly about what's going on with cancer in our community!

JOL will continue to build this site until every question patients and families have are answered.  This is your site - so if there is information  you would like included or an event you would like to promote, please contact us.  It is a privilege for us to partner with all our local heroes in the fight of their lives.  It takes a village, and a village we are.