The Live SunSmart Foundation, formerly the Ray Festa Melanoma Foundation, was founded as a tribute to Ray Festa whose name means “Sun Party”! The Foundation seeks to promote healthy fun in the sun while raising awareness of skin cancer in order to save lives.
Skin cancer does not discriminate against color, race, ethnicity, age or gender. We are all at risk – so join in the march as a SunSmart Soldier in the fight against skin cancer!
By changing your habits today, you will impact your health for the better and maintain your beauty longer.
Watch video highlights of our 2013 Gala featuring guests of honor Bill Cohwer (right), CBS Sports' THE NFL TODAY analyst, winner of our 2013 Apollo Award, and NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell (left), presenter of the award. Share our video to help educate others about skin cancer prevention. And be sure to check out our 2014 Gala event info here!
By donating to the Live SunSmart Foundation, you are joining us in our mission to spread the word about the importance of skin cancer prevention and education. Early detection saves lives and your contribution goes a long way to help our cause. Please consider supporting Live SunSmart.
More than one million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year
Melanoma, if caught early, is 99% curable.
1 out of 7 people in the U.S. will develop a form of skin cancer during his/her lifetime.
One person dies of melanoma every hour