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Live SunSmart, 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. By changing your habits today, you will impact your health for the better and maintain your beauty longer.

 

Montclair, NJ is becoming the "SunSmartest Town in America" by implementing the recommendations presented in the Surgeon General’s Call to Action and transforming the town to a community that encourages people to live, work and play with a sun smart lifestyle. Montclair, the first SunSmart City, will be a model community for the rest of the country to emulate and Live SunSmart will consult across America to help create other SunSmart Cities.

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1M+
cases

More than one million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year

99%
curable

Melanoma, if caught early, is 99% curable.

1 of 7
people

1 out of 7 people in the U.S. will develop a form of skin cancer during his/her lifetime.

1
every hour

One person dies of melanoma every hour

Partners in Caring

We are appreciative of the great support we received from our donors, partners and sponsors. As our way of saying thanks, please take a moment to learn about the organizations who are helping us to make a different in the prevention of skin cancer.