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. By changing your habits today, you will impact your health for the better and maintain your beauty longer.
Montclair, New Jersey will become the "SunSmartest Town in America" by employing the recommendations presented in the Surgeon General’s Call to Action by transforming the town – practically overnight – to a community that encourages people to live a sun smart lifestyle. Montclair will be a model community for the rest of the country to emulate.
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