About Us

As a member of the Independent Charities of America, the Cancer Prevention and Research Fund works to provide access to nutritional foods and also education on benefits of eating well. This is an important step toward prevention and helps to elevate the quality of life for disadvantaged children and their families in America and throughout the world.

We recognize the devastating effects cancer has on its victims and their family members.

Prevention is the perhaps the best weapon against this devastating disease. Part of the core focus the Cancer Prevention and Research Fund is to provide cancer prevention education; medical services, equipment and supplies; and fresh nutritional fruits and vegetables to disadvantaged or at risk families. This is in keeping with the Power To Prevent Cancer 7 Step Plan.

Our Mission Statement

Providing life saving fresh fruits and vegetables to impoverished at risk families. Science has proven that we can help prevent cancer with our seven step plan.

Yearly Goals

    • To rescue 1,700,000 pounds of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables from being thrown away in the Landfill at Nogales Arizona.
    • To distribute $2,550,000 worth of Fresh Fruits and vegetables to Hungry Families and Children through out Arizona and Mexico.
    • To provide 1,307,692 Nutritious meals of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.To serve 34,000 Hungry and Needy Families with Nutritional Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
    • To Help 102,000 disadvantaged Children

Strategy for Achieving Goals

    • Develop relationships with produce brokers in Nogales and Phoenix who will allow us to pick up the produce they do not want.
    • Collaborate with other charities of similar vision for shared use of facilities and equipment for rescuing and distribution of produce.
    • Link up with other charities for actual distribution of produce to recipients.
    • To share the vision of rescuing and distributing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables to the hungry to the public that they may participate financially as well as through volunteering their time.

Capacity for Achieving Goals 

    • The organization has over 20 years of experience in rescuing and distributing food to the needy.
    • The management of the organization has over 60 years of combined experience in rescuing and distributing food to the hungry and needy.
    • The organization has a volunteer base of professionals and workers who have consistently provided their expertise.
    • The organization has consistently generated the resources to accomplish its objectives over the last 10 years.

Measurement of Progress Toward Goals

    • The number of pounds of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Rescued is monitored on a daily basis.
    • The Value of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Distributed are monitored on a daily basis.
    • The number of Nutritious meals of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables that were provided is monitored on a daily basis.
    • The number of Hungry and Needy Families served with Nutritional Fresh Fruits and Vegetables is monitored on a daily basis.
    • The number of Children helped with Nutritional Fresh Fruits and Vegetables is monitored on a daily basis.