Blue Bash - Friday, March 8, 2024 | MTGS - Sunday, April 14th, 2024 | Gut Club - Thursday, May 9th, 2024

Colon Cancer
is the #2 cause
of death in the US

Donate

Get involved

Donate

Donate

Your contribution provides immediate support to newly diagnosed colon, rectal or anal cancer patients, patient-centered education and increasing public awareness to colon cancer. Send a gift today!

MTGS

MTGS

Our annual event raises funds for those affected by colon cancer and brings awareness to the community on the importance of getting screened - join us for this year’s race!

Volunteer

Volunteer

Make a difference by participating in our flexible volunteer opportunities by advocating for those who are affected by colon cancer.

Get Screened

Get Screened

Getting screened reduces the incidence and mortality of colon cancer through early detection and treatment. Empower yourself, your family, and your friends to stop this preventable, yet fatal disease.

Event Highlight

Event Highlight

The Jax Gut Club is being held at Jacksonville Marriott on February 8, 2024. Join us today!

Our impact

$163,000

$163,000

raised from MTGS 2023

83

83

vouchers approved to provide free colon screenings for those in need

27

27

medical expenses covered to newly diagnosed cancer patients

How We Help

The Borland Groover Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to enhancing the quality of life for every person affected by colon cancer and establishing enduring healthcare solutions.

Serving our community since 2008, we foster awareness, offer education, and provide preventative screenings for people who are underinsured. Our outreach efforts have greatly improved public health and patient outcomes in our region.

Mission

To build a healthy and equitable community that is free from colon cancer through service, education, and empowerment.

Our promise to our community

To RAISE
community awareness of colon cancer prevention and the importance of regular screenings.

To INCREASE
public knowledge of colon cancer prevention techniques, risk factors, symptoms, and detection.

To REDUCE
the incidence and mortality of colon cancer in our region by advocating for the community.

To EDUCATE
our medical partners who care for our patients.

March To Get Screened

JOIN US: April 14, 2024

Join us for Jacksonville’s biggest digestive health fundraiser! Sunday, April 14th, the Borland Groover Foundation hosts an event (5k race + 1 mile fun run/walk) to support conversation and education around colon cancer and your participation plays an important role in enhancing the quality of life for those diagnosed with this challenging disease. This family event is filled with fun activities, live music, and delicious food. We can’t wait to see you there!

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Jax Gut Club’s Annual Symposium

LEARN MORE: 2024 TBD

We are honored to host Jacksonville Gut Club’s Annual Symposium, created to educate physicians on new approaches and technological advancements in digestive health. A half-day series of interactive lectures offers attendees an opportunity to understand the experience of patients diagnosed with colon cancer and the treatment options available to them. This course offers CME and CEU credits.

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The Jax Gut Club

JOIN US: May 9, 2024

The Jacksonville Gut Club is a gastroenterology education and networking organization that brings innovative subspecialty advancements to the Jacksonville region. Jax Club events meet quarterly, and feature nationally recognized speakers on a range of relevant topics presented in varied forms.

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