Walking with Strength, Courage and Hope for the Cure to Rare Sarcoma Cancers

Our Partners

Alliance for Cancer Gene TherapyFounded by Edward and Barbara Netter, ACGT is committed to building alliances between philanthropic individuals and organizations, and medical and academic institutions, to promote gene therapy research to combat cancer. To this end, ACGT will identify, fund and monitor innovative research that meets a rigorous set of scientific standards, and has the potential, in the foreseeable future, to treat cancers of all types. Through this endeavor, ACGT will educate the public about the potential for cancer gene therapy and facilitate greater collaborations among the scientific community to foster the best possible research and ultimately the best treatment. Uniquely, 100% of all donations goes directly to fund research. Read more about our partnership and the The Wendy Walk ACGT Sarcoma Grant awarded in 2016.


banner-horizontalFounder and chairman, Alan B. Slifka, established this foundation in 1965 to support his passions for “a world safe for difference,” Judaism and Israel. In time, his interests expanded to include biomedical research and treatments for sarcoma and other cancers, and autism spectrum disorders. Today, the Alan B. Slifka Foundation board and staff continue to be guided by his passion and generosity. We seek to honor and expand his vision through thoughtful and informed philanthropic strategies.  Learn more about their Sarcoma Research in partnership with Wendy Walk.


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The Sarcoma Oncology Center of Southern California is dedicated to providing the highest quality care possible for sarcoma cancers. Led by pioneering physicians Sant P. Chawla, M.D., and K. Kumar Sankhala, M.D., the oncologists are board certified in medical oncology and are known for being leaders in innovation. The Sarcoma Oncology Center helped develop the leading sarcoma chemotherapy protocol/drugs available today and are dedicated to helping patients from around the country. Because of the use of advanced clinical protocols and involvement in a wide variety of clinical trials, the Sarcoma Oncology Center is one of the most sought after research centers in the nation. Through cutting edge treatment, clinical studies, and a commitment to each patient’s well being, the center is focused on improving outcomes in the fight against cancer. Combined with our team approach, friendly environment, and personalized care, the team at the Sarcoma Oncology Center has helped tens of thousands of happy patients.  Learn More

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Wendy Walk Progress

Wendy Walk Progress

Over $3.5 Million since 2010

23 walks since 2010

An average of 3,000 participants join us each year for our walks in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami Beach, and Park City, Utah.

Over 4,000 total #wendywalk mentions on Instagram and 3,930 total Likes on Facebook.

A huge thank you to our SPONSORS and PARTNERS for their continuing support.

Wendy Walk awards grants for research by the most deserving experts on Sarcoma around the world.

We use PayPal for online donations. Your donation is tax deductible. Wendy Walk is fiscally sponsored by FJC, a 501c3 public charity. Your donation will appear on your credit card statement as "FJCFOUNDATI".