OUR MISSION Inspiring kids with cancer to believe that miracles do come true!
CHRIS ANGELO WORD
I know firsthand about the need for a smile. I was diagnosed with Colon Cancer on March 31, 2005, where eighteen inches of my colon was removed. It was during my cancer treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where I saw kids suffering from cancer, that I had the vision to start Lifedriven Foundation, to encourage children who are fighting for their lives.
So, after months of radiation, chemotherapy, surgery, and then more chemotherapy, I became one of the fortunate ones, a cancer survivor. I started the Lifedriven Foundation, in September 2006. It is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit organization, that’s committed to supporting cancer research, and the promotion of access to resources and information related to cancer prevention, awareness, and screenings by inspiring children who are transitioning from cancer patient to just being a kid again.
This is not just my story. This is America’s story. Cancer affects each and every one of us because we all either know someone who has cancer or have a friend who knows someone who is battling cancer. Chronic diseases like cancer affect children all across the country. But, early diagnosis, adequate treatment, and a smile will save lives.
Sam Watson is recognized worldwide. After 40 years in the music industry and in association with Al Hayman, he is a concert promoter responsible for major concerts with the late Marvin Gaye, The Jackson 5, Frankie Beverly, Lil Wayne and Drake and the Budweiser Super Fest.
For fifteen years, he has become one of the most important people in boxing. One of his first fighters was Vernon Forrest. Also, Sam has worked closely with some of the biggest names in boxing such as Deontay Wilder WBC world heavyweight champion, Floyd Mayweather, Danny Garcia, Shawn Porter, Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin, and Erislandy Lara…to name a few.
He is pleased to be serving on the board of the Lifedriven Foundation. After thirty-five years of friendship with founder Chris Angelo Word, they have become best friends and business associates, and upon learning about Chris’s cancer battle, he has been a key advocate for the Lifedriven Foundation. He is very instrumental in helping attract some of the best and brightest people in entertainment and boxing. In the spirit of partnership, they will continue the goal to aspire children battling cancer to believe in miracles coming true.
Lifedriven Miracles Project can't happen without people who care. Some Corporations donate, some give their time and energy as volunteers, and some allow Lifedriven Miracles kids to take part in their busy lives. We would like to thank our Corporate sponsors for contributing, allowing us to share the power of an inspirational Lifedriven Miracle.
Your gift is tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. The Lifedriven Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID #06-1789197.