About Our Promise Cancer
The Mission of Our Promise is
to provide caring, professional
support and education to
cancer patients, survivors and
caregivers through direct
financial assistance, social
programs and educational
Established by cancer care
specialists and supported by
generous physicians, Our Promise Young Men of Distinction
companies, families and
individuals who understand Qualifications
the special needs of the The Our Promise Young Men of Distinction will be representatives of
courageous individuals fighting the Our Promise Cancer Resources Foundation as well as their
the disease. families, schools, and peers. They should be models of strong
character, morals and excellent behavior that want to learn more
Our Promise is unique in this about their communities, volunteering, and cancer resources.
area for providing direct Candidates must be residents of Garland County.
financial support and spending
money raised locally only for
local uses. Process
The Young Men are invited in the summer prior to their junior year of
Our Promise provides financial high school to participate in the program. High school sophomores
assistance to cancer patients are eligible to apply in the spring prior to their junior year.
The selected Young Men of Distinction will be expected to actively
Transportation participate in a program designed to educate them on cancer
Gas Cards prevention with an emphasis on fundraising, education and
Treatments volunteerism. The program will take place one Saturday or Sunday a
Prescriptions month their junior year during the months of September, October,
Utility Bills November, January, February and March. The time commitment will
Housing Payments vary by month.
Please submit completed The program will conclude at the Our Promise Tailgate Fundraiser in
applications and letters of the fall of their senior year of high school. Young Men that complete
recommendation to: the program as well as 20 hours of community service will be eligible
for various scholarships through the Our Promise Foundation that will
Our Promise Cancer Resources be awarded at the Tailgate Fundraiser. The Young Men will also
133 Harmony Park receive letters of recommendation from the American Cancer Society,
Hot Springs, AR 71913 the Arkansas Cancer Coalition and Our Promise Cancer Resources in
time for college applications. As a fundraiser for the program, the
For more information: Young Men pay an individual patronage fee of $500. Needs-based
501.760.8060 scholarships for the patronage fee are available.
Stacey Pierce, Executive To apply, please visit www.ourpromise.info and click on the Young
Director Our Promise Cancer Men of Distinction button for an application and reference form.
Casey McBride, Chairperson