Stand Up To Cancer is a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and was established by a group of media, entertainment and philanthropic leaders, whose lives have all been affected by cancer in significant ways. Stand Up To Cancer is bringing industry resources -- people, as well as mediums such as television and the web -- to bear in the fight against cancer as never before.
Stand Up To Cancer's leadership team includes Katie Couric; Laura Ziskin; the Entertainment Industry Foundation, represented by Board of Directors Chairperson Sherry Lansing (who is also Founder of the Sherry Lansing Foundation), CEO Lisa Paulsen, and Vice President Kathleen Lobb; the Noreen Fraser Foundation and its executives Noreen Fraser (who is also a cancer survivor) and Woody Fraser, and Rusty Robertson and Sue Schwartz also of the Robertson Schwartz Agency; and nonprofit executive Ellen Ziffren, whose husband, noted L.A. attorney Ken Ziffren, played a pivotal role in bringing together the three networks for the broadcast special.
In addition to the Island Def Jam Music Group, many leading
philanthropists, organizations and corporations support the Stand Up To
Cancer Mission, including the Sidney Kimmel Foundation as well as Major
League Baseball, Amgen, AARP, GlaxoSmithKline, Revlon, Wallis Annenberg &
The Annenberg Foundation, Alliance for Global Good, Lee Jeans, New York
|SOURCE Island Def Jam Music Group|
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