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We're Changing Our Model To Better Serve YOU!

CFTC has undergone many changes since we began in 2005, and we are continuing to make changes to fit the needs of our cancer patient community we serve.

To that end, CFTC is eliminating all Critter-sponsored fundraising events, which take enormous amounts of time and energy away from what we do best:  providing financial assistance and life coaching to women battling breast and gynecological cancers throughout MD, VA and the District of Columbia.

For CFTC to successfully continue our good work, we depend on the generosity of those of you who are fortunate enough to have good health and wellbeing. However, without the support of individuals and organizations who believe in our mission, we will not continue our services for very long.

Did You Know:

CFTC partners with over 50 cancer centers throughout MD, VA and The District of Columbia
CFTC is organized and operated by volunteers
CFTC began in honor of Ali Stark, Clancy's best friend & a 34-year breast cancer survivor
25% of women battling cancer deplete all personal savings within 6 months of diagnosis
2 in 5 breast cancer patients can't afford health insurance
CFTC is the ONLY Women's cancer organization in our nation's capital providing financial assistance.

Together, We Can Make a Big Difference!

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Welcome to Critters For The Cure

Confronting Cancer... One woman at a time.

Do you or someone you know need financial and emotional support while battling breast or gynecological cancer?  Critters For The Cure offers support for women in MD, VA and D.C.

Critters For The Cure™ (CFTC) is the only women’s cancer 501(c)(3) organization in our nation’s capital providing immediate emergency funds when women in need.  CFTC supports women beyond screening, diagnosis and medical treatment.  We attempt to meet needs that are often just as debilitating as the disease itself.

CFTC provides life coaching and emergency funds to help with medical & Rx co-pays, groceries, rent, utilities, transportation to treatment, pet care, etc.

For more information, contact us at 301-977-3776 -

CFTC is especially grateful to the following:

Corporate Friends of CFTC

  • Alman & Alman, LLC
  • Canto, Rausch, Deck & Co.
  • Johns Hopkins Univ. Radiation Oncology @ Suburban Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine - Comprehensive Breast Care @ Suburban Hospital
  • Maryland Oncology Hematology

Friends of CFTC

  • Susan Avjian
  • Bev & John Allen
  • Dr. Linda Burrell
  • Libby Chapman
  • Patti Ettlin
  • Kathy Gugulis
  • Lynn Hanson
  • Harriett Howard
  • Lee Ingham
  • Freddie Lapp
  • Margaret McCanty
  • Beth Price
  • Mary Savannah
  • Steve Steinberg
  • Dr. Susan Stinson
  • Dr. Pamela Wright

Critters For The Cure
Confronting Cancer... One woman at a time.
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