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Who is BFF?

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The Schwartz Family along with the BFF Executive Board and all of our amazing volunteers are so honored and driven to help families get through this unimaginable time in their lives.

 

Cancer is sadly a word we hear all too often. What makes it even worse is that it’s all too common to many children. We all know someone who has battled this disease and know the toll it takes on their family. After losing two wonderful men to the disease, we decided to do everything we could to help improve the lives of kids during and after cancer treatments along with their families.

Please help Be the Fight Foundation (BFF) give kids and their families the best fight possible!

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Mission & Vision

Our Mission

Raise funds to help kids and their families fight cancer by giving them the support that is needed during and after treatment.

By working with the kids, their families and the facilities where they receive treatment, we can provide them with invaluable support so they can give their best fight possible against cancer

Our Vision

We want nothing more than to ease burdens, give them something to smile about and share more love than they ever thought possible.

THE MEN, THE MYTHS, THE LEGENDS

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Bruce (Beau) Schwartz 1948-2014

Bruce Schwartz 1971-2022

When you ask someone who their hero is they usually say someone famous but in our family, it's Beau and Bruce. They were men who filled the shoes of husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to the fullest. 

They stayed connected to everyone, stood up for what they believed in, and worked hard. Cancer took both of them from us but the disease can't take the love they gave and the memories we hold dear to our hearts. We are proud to honor them with everything we do and we know they are both always there cheering us on!

We are BFF!

Leadership
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Beth Schwartz

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Founder/President and Events

Jon Gertsmeier

Vice President and Fundraising

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Cassidy Curl

Secretary and

Social Media Coordinator

Financials

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Arlene Cabana

Board Member and Fundraising

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Debbie Spencer

Volunteer

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Carm Scarpace

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Board Member and Fundraising

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The Schwartz Family

Volunteers

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Pam & Tony Banda

Tony Banda Scholarship Coordinators

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Amanda Davis

Volunteer

Since Be the Fight started in 2019 as a 501(c)3, we have had the honor of raising funds to support many families and couldn't be more excited to continue this wonderful work. We believe that everyone can make a difference in someone else's life no matter how small the help may seem.

 

 

 

The members of BFF support themselves through their own jobs which is why 100% of what we raise goes back to the fight. That's the BFF difference!

Finances

Arlene Cabana

Board Member

Events & Fundraising

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