UNL student non-profit donates to 100th cancer patient

The organization is a fully student-run, non-profit at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It has now donated $40,000 to cancer patients in Lincoln since it began in 2012. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The Students Together Against Cancer (STAC) donated case to its 100th cancer patient on Monday.

The organization is a fully student-run, non-profit at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It has now donated $40,000 to cancer patients in Lincoln since it began in 2012.

STAC donated $420 in gift cards to Danielle Alferink of Lincoln on Monday.

“Even though we are a small group hosting fundraisers to mostly college students, everything adds up,” said Sarah Hoagland in a press release. “I’m very glad to be a part of this organization and proud of everything we’ve done to help our neighbors in the Lincoln community.”

STAC provides financial and emotional assistance to cancer patients while assisting other cancer-related organizations and initiatives. The STAC Grant is a $400 one-time donation in the form of grocery gift cards and/or checks made directly to utility companies for cancer patients receiving treatment in Lincoln who meet the STAC Grant Requirements.

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