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  • #Think13thirty on #ROCtheDay!

      ROC the Day with 13thirty Cancer Connect! Tomorrow our community will come together to ROC the Day, and 13thirty Cancer Connect hopes to make it a huge success. ROC the Day is a 24-hour giving opportunity to support nonprofits in the Greater Rochester area. Community supporters like you are encouraged to visit, a secure online giving platform, to contribute to any participating nonprofit organization, like 13thirty Cancer Connect. […]

  • Happy Summer from 13thirty Cancer Connect!

    We’re enjoying another Rochester, NY summer here at 13thirty Cancer Connect! From the Park Ave. and Fairport Music Festivals, to fun programs like outdoor barbecues, game nights and ice cream socials for our teens and young adults, the annual 13thirty family picnic, and honoring our donors at Melissa’s Legacy Circle garden party, our calendar is PACKED with ways to get involved! If you are a teen or young adult who […]

What is AYA Cancer?

Each year in the United States approximately 82,000 adolescent and young adults (AYAs) put their dreams on hold while enduring debilitating treatment for cancer in a healthcare environment that does not adequately address their unique and difficult challenges. Learn More

Goin' Bald for Bucks

Help make a difference! Go Bald for Bucks by shaving your head or donating a minimum of 8" of long hair. Learn more here.

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Melissa's Story

13thirty was inspired by a teen named Melissa who knew how to live - even with cancer. Learn More

If you have learned anything from me through all of this, do something with it to make a difference – to make things better.

— Melissa Sengbusch