Faith Family and Friends Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving and enhancing quality of life for cancer patients and their families In the Rio Grande Valley.
FFF Foundation was founded by Eddie Vela, a Border Partrol Agent that had a rare and incurable cancer known as Apendiceal Carcinoma. Read More...
Anyone affected by cancer can apply. Applications are reviewed on a monthly basis, usually the first week of the month. At this time a maximum of $1000 will be distributed a month.
NOTE: Preference will be give to Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Agents and their family, Rio Grande Valley citizens, and persons seeking non-traditional cancer treatments.
In October 2009, Eddie Vela, a US Border Patrol Agent from Mission Texas, formed the Faith-Family-Friends Foundation. The decision to form this Foundation came after he was diagnosed with Appendiceal Adenocarcinoma (Cancer of the Appendix and entire abdominal cavity) in June 2009. The nature of this specific cancer is very aggressive and in most cases, the ability to treat this cancer is limited at best.
Eddie's hope was to raise awareness for Appendiceal Adenocarcinoma and other cancers of the abdomen. As well, to raise funds to help Border Patrol Agents and other Rio Grande Valley Citizens who have similar incurable cancer diagnosis. Eddie Vela lost his battle with cancer on October 29, 2010 but not without a rigorous fight. Eddie, along with the Foundation and its Board Members would like to help others have the best fighting chance possible.
Gather friends together and have a yard sale, bake sale, silent auction or pot luck dinner. Contact Us and Start Today!
Celebrate milestones in your life while helping to save the lives of others by asking for donations in lieu of gifts. Contact Us and Start Today!
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Think of your own way to raise funds for the FFF Foundation. Contact Us and Start Today!
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10545 N. Stewart Rd.
Mission TX 78573
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