Cycle for Survival

Cancer doesn't stop. We won't stop.

Since 2017, our team has pedaled hard and raised over $250,000 for rare cancer research. Please support our year 5 effort.

Our Mission

We’re a NYC-based volunteer network for young urban professionals passionate about giving back to our community. We lead creative fundraising campaigns and events to support the sick and underprivileged.

Testimonials

“The JDJ Foundation has been like a family, and families work together to help others. Volunteering during the holidays with the Loving Heart Society, a part of the JDJ family, helped me truly understand the impact that volunteering has on families and communities in need.”

-Liana W.

“Finding a volunteer platform in the city that is easily accessible is hard enough as it is. With JDJ, they make it easy, and you see your volunteer hours and donations put to work right away.”

-Matt D.

“JDJ does an amazing job of organizing events centered around bettering our community and connecting with like-minded individuals with the goal of helping others in need.” 

-William G.

"I’ve had a wonderful time volunteering with LHS. Not only have I felt rewarded by helping those in need, I have been rewarded by working alongside other great volunteers."

-Lauren P.

“JDJ has done a tremendous job offering unique volunteer opportunities to young professionals in the NYC area. Whether it’s renovating homes for families in need or funding cutting-edge rare cancer research, it has been amazing to see JDJ have such a tangible impact in peoples’ lives” 

-John H.

Recent Events

Check out all the fun these great people have had volunteering and raising money for meaningful causes.

The Causes We Support

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Cancer Research & Support

Since 2018, we have donated over $350,000 to cancer research and continue to support families dealing with financial toxicity related to cancer.

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Cancer Scholarship

We offer three college scholarships ($20,000, $5,000 and $1,000) for graduating high school seniors who have personal experiences with cancer.

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Wheelchair Program

Our program provides sport chairs and upgrades not covered by insurance. In just two years, we have donated and delivered 18 chairs, totaling over $100,000 for families in need.

Do Good, Meet Awesome People, Feel Great.

In 2020, we gave over $270,000 to charitable causes and raised more than $130,000 in donations.

With your support, we’re a force for good in our community!

What’s Your Passion?

If there is a cause you care deeply about that fits into JDJ’s ethos of helping the sick and underprivileged in our community, we'll help you make the difference you dream of.

From volunteering events to fundraising, JDJ is here to help you make our world a better place.

Latest News

April 2021 Monthly Update

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JDJ Helps Lung Cancer Patients

We are donating $100,000 towards a new clinical trial to improve the quality of life for lung cancer patients outside of the hospital.

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March 2021 Q1 Newsletter

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Continuing Our Support of MSKCC

We recently made a new $100,000 commitment to our research fund at MSKCC and became a member of Cycle for Survival’s Leaders Circle.

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