For 20 years, A Shelter for Cancer Families (ASCF) has been building a community that provides the stability, shelter and support that cancer families depend on when seeking, often, lifesaving care in the Texas Medical Center (TMC). In 2019, we capitalized on the opportunity to expand our free short-term housing program and to bring our cancer community together in a16-unit apartment complex near the TMC. Since this acquisition, we have provided over 7,000 nights of housing, helping to alleviate the financial stress families who need "home away from home" when navigating a cancer journey in a new city experience. 


With a thriving cancer community, and a constant waitlist of families in need, it is imperative that we ensure the integrity and longevity of the community that we have tirelessly worked to build. Together, with our trusted partners, our Support the Journey campaign will address the financial obligations and capital improvements of ASCF so that we can continue to lift the burdens of our cancer families for generations to come. 

Choose to Support the Journey and you will:

  • Ensure our ability to continually provide 5,475 nights of housing a year to approximately 150 cancer families

  • Help make imperative capital repairs and improvements across our fifteen residential units, Welcome Center and campus grounds

  • Allow for ADA adaptations to be installed so cancer patients experiencing mobility limitations have the opportunity to stay at ASCF

  • Improve and expand ASCF's program capabilities and further our mission 

Support the Journey Leadership Gifts & Commemorative Opportunities

Naming Rights Opportunities
The following Naming Rights are eligible to be pledge out over five years or less. Each level will be beautifully incorporated in our campus legacy wall as well as a complimentary piece displayed in the respective naming rights areas. The Campus Naming Rights is a unique opportunity that will be discussed in greater detail with the donor(s).

 $2 Million

Campus Naming Rights


Welcome Center Naming Rights


(3) 2-Bedroom Apartment Naming Rights (1Sold)

(12) 1-Bedroom Apartment Naming Rights (1Sold) 


Recreation/Pool Naming Rights (Sold)


(2) Garden Naming Rights (Sold) 

Legacy Wall Opportunities
The Legacy Wall will be a mosaic representation of the cancer journey with each donor tile (large and small) incorporated throughout to  share the support that has helped build a community that leaves a lasting impact on the families we serve.

$24,999 - $10,000 

Large Recognition

$9,999 - $5,000 

Small Recognition

For more information or to discuss your gift, please contact Shellyn Shoenthal, Director of Development and Communications. 

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