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HOPE FOR STOMACH CANCER

Prevent. Treat. Live.

aka HOPE FOR STOMACH CANCER   |   Marina Del Rey, CA   |  stocan.org

Mission

To provide support, resources and awareness to those affected by stomach cancer. Through research, early detection and prevention, we serve the stomach cancer community helping to save lives and working to find a cure. To bridge the gab between research and patient care.

Ruling year info

2016

Executive Director

Aki Smith

Co-Founder

Tom Smith

Main address

333 Washington Boulevard #609

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 USA

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EIN

47-5444222

NTEE code info

Cancer (G30)

Cancer Research (H30)

Digestive Diseases/Disorders Research (H70)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Our vision is to bridge the Gap between Research and Care. Additionally, we aspire to reach ALL newly diagnosed patients and provide resources to help navigate through cancer.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Awareness

To create awareness

Population(s) Served
Adults

Offer resources to patients, caregivers and loved ones

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Global burden of disease (number of deaths in thousands)

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Stomach cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the world.

Number of individuals attending community events or trainings

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

People with diseases and illnesses

Related Program

Support

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of people reached to our November Education Campaign

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

People with diseases and illnesses

Related Program

Awareness

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

+ Create growth plan & financial projections

+ Execute plan and affect change in stomach cancer prevention, awareness and finding a cure!

+Build the Stomach Cancer Research Network!

Plan more awareness and fundraising events!

We are currently working on building our internal capacity in order to execute change. Currently, we are an all-volunteer organization.

Hope for Stomach Cancer is more than a patient advocacy organization. That’s because almost everyone involved with the organization has been personally impacted by the disease.

We are caregivers, survivors, patients and loved ones.

Additionally, we interface with leading members of both the medical and pharmaceutical communities. By understanding the latest technological advancements, we are able to better our community—interact with, support and care for one another.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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HOPE FOR STOMACH CANCER

Board of directors
as of 02/19/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Aki Smith


Board co-chair

Tom Smith

Mark Skaist

Irasema Chavez

Alicia Aguirre

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/1/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Multi-Racial/Multi-Ethnic (2+ races/ethnicities)
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/20/2024

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Data
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.