The BGC Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to helping the community through education, awareness, prevention, and screenings.
Events are held throughout the year to maintain our goal to increase awareness, provide education and serve the people of Jacksonville. We strive to serve. We strive to educate. We strive to enhance the quality of life.
In 2008 the foundation was established with a mission of reducing colorectal cancer and related death through increasing public awareness and education, and contribute to the fight against this preventable, yet often fatal disease.
Our promise to our community:
To RAISE awareness to colon cancer and the importance of getting screened!
To INCREASE awareness of colon cancer factors and symptoms to look for
To REDUCE the colon cancer incidences and mortality rates by providing options to improve screening rates in the underserved and uninsured community.
To EDUCATE our community physicians and the community on updates in digestive health