Information and Resources
The Jonathan Zierdt Cancer Fund partners and collaborates with multiple organizations that provide important information, resources and services to area cancer patients, their families and caregivers. Please click on the links below to access information about these organizations and the information, resources and services they have available. Or, call Maureen Gustafson, Donor Relations and Programs Director, at 507-344-7268 to request the information be mailed to you.
American Cancer Society
Local Office – 507-225- 1006 or 1-800- 227-2345
The American Cancer Society (ACS) provides help for patients, survivors, and caregivers. ACS offers support in our community and on-line to help you during and after cancer treatment.
Cancer Legal Care
Cancer Legal Care provides free legal care to Minnesotans affected by cancer who otherwise have no access to an attorney’s help for the legal issues that directly impact their quality of life.
Customer Care – 651-789- 2300
Caring Bridge websites allow people to easily receive updates about, and offer support and encouragement to, loved ones during a health journey. For more information on how to set-up a Caring Bridge website: https://caringbridge.org/createwebsite
Mankato Family YMCA LiveStrong Program
507-387- 8255 ext 234
The YMCA LiveStrong program is a research based physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors reclaim their total health.
Minnesota Cancer Alliance
The Minnesota Cancer Alliance represents a broad partnership of organizations and leaders from across Minnesota who are dedicated to reduce the burden of cancer for all people living in Minnesota. Their Cancer Survivor Care Plan is a helpful resource to help document your cancer care experience, manage follow-up care and understand short-and long-term side effects.