Our Mission

When we founded the Elpis Foundation in 2008, our mission has always been to help the community in any way we can.  Through numerous fundraising events and work within our local hospitals, we have focused on raising money and awareness in fighting various forms of cancer and cancer research. 

With our strong community ties and experience hosting a multitude of fundraising efforts, we are extremely excited for the future of the Elpis Foundation.  



The Elpis Foundation focuses on raising money for existing non-profit charities, hosting fundraisers to support our community, and connecting Penn State Alumni to the Philanthropic Community.

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The Joseph F. McNichol Lung Cancer Research Fund was established to provide financial support for lung cancer research conducted by Dr. Charles B. Simone, specifically as it relates to early detection and screening, treatment, advances in radiation oncology and the overall research being done with the Interdisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program.

The Elpis Foundation is excited and honored to have pledged to raise $200,000 over the next 3 years for this great cause.

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