SCI Advocacy Groups

Join our advocacy groups today and help us fight skin cancer!

We invite you to help us advance the mission of the Skin Cancer Institute (SCI) to prevent and skin cancer by joining one of our advocacy groups. By becoming a member, you can make a personal difference in the fight against skin cancer through:

  • Volunteering
  • Fundraising
  • Donating to the SCI
  • Advocating for our mission

Skin Cancer Prevention Friends (SPF)

SPF partners are individuals who support education, research, community outreach, and clinical patient care programs at the SCI. They advocate for the SCI and donate $100 or more annually.

SCI Champions Board

SCI champions are individuals who believe in the vision and mission of the SCI and donate $5,000 or more annually to promote increased awareness of the impact of skin cancer in our communities.


Skin cancer Prevention Friends

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer today, and rates keep rising. The work of the SCI to wipe out skin cancer has never been more important than it is right now. Support the SCI and join the SPF partners today.

Become our advocate...become our partner!


Levels of Membership

Skin cancer Prevention Friend

Donate $100
  • Subscription to our newsletter
  • Receive the Action Guide on how to advocate for melanoma and skin cancer prevention & treatment
  • Receive alerts for all of our events
  • Discount for the annual Melanoma Walk
  • Invitation to annual luncheon featuring national speakers addressing melanoma and skin cancer treatment & prevention
  • Make a difference in your own life by learning more about skin cancer prevention
  • Make a difference in your community 


Skin cancer Prevention Freind Advocate

Donate $500+ and willing to commit to at least 3 years of membership
  • All of the above, plus
  • Leadership role in the SPF Partnership
  • Recognition in the annual Melanoma Walk program, and on our website donor page


SCI Champions

Champions invest in the SCI to save lives and prevent skin cancer by giving a minimum of $5,000 annually. Champions will receive:
  • An invitation to the Annual Dinner of SCI Champions where we will share the latest on the SCI's achievements and what is on the horizon 
  • Front-line service in learning about newest advances in skin cancer treatment and prevention; including access to University of Arizona Cancer Center dermatologists
  • Recognition in SCI publications, social media, website and all annual events
  • Recognition at our annual Melanoma Walk
  • A ‘Protect Your Skin’ sunscreen kit donated to the school or organization of your choice


Importance of the SCI Champions

The SCI is seeking to become the model for skin cancer prevention and treatment in the United States. Champions advocate with policy makers, community members, and business partners to increase awareness of the need for early detection and prevention. Champions are the leaders who stand up to fight skin cancer. Their investment will provide: 
  • Research to advance skin cancer detection, treatment and prevention
  • Student and faculty seed grants to pursue novel research ideas
  • Skin cancer educational materials to increase awareness in our community
  •  Additional sun screen stations in the community
  • Sponsorship for the annual Melanoma Walk
  • Lecture series and guest speakers
  • Education on sun safety and skin cancer prevention for children and young adults
  • Advancement in patient care to deliver more efficient and effective treatments



Phone: 1-888-724-2749