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The Cancer Resource and Wellness (Carewell) Community Foundation, Inc.

The Cancer Resource and Wellness Community Foundation, Inc. (CAREWELL) was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit Foundation on February 17, 2005 by the Fernandez-Suntay  family. CAREWELL is a cancer support Foundation which was established in memory of their family members who were afflicted with cancer and whose treatment  became more effective due to psycho-social  activities they participated  in. Its main office is located at the  6th floor of the S & L Building, Dela Rosa cor. Esteban St. Legazpi Village, Makati City. The Foundation has 2 fulltime staff – Mr. Oliver T. Calasanz , the Managing Director and Ms. Mary Jane Beate as Office Coordinator. There are two technical/part time  project – based staff who perform the functions of  specialists and directors in the field of program, and project development. Its 4 regular volunteers who provide uncompensated services to the Foundation are also professionals in various fields. In addition to this, there are 12 doctors on call for medical and nutritional consults.  It is governed by   five- member Board of Trustees with Mr. Robert Abad Santos-Suntay as its Chairman.


It  was  granted  a one-year certification for  donee  institution  status  by PCNC  on September 01, 2011 which ended on August 08, 2012. It was renewed on December 10, 2012, granting them a three-year certification which ended on November 23, 2015


As stipulated in its incorporation documents, the purposes of the Foundation are:

  • To provide support, information and resources to people with cancer and their loved ones.
  • To help people battle cancer successfully, utilize their knowledge, skills        dispositions and resources necessary for active participation in their fight for      recovery.
  • To become a central network and one stop clearing house of people, organizations, services and resources assisting the Philippine cancer community.


 The Foundation’s programs/projects  are focused on the following : Library and Resource Center, Counseling and Medical Consultation, Support Groups, Wellness and Fun Activities, Indigent Patient Fund and the NEXAVAR Patient Access Program.


 Its sources of income include grants and donations from individuals and partner agencies such as Parkway Cancer Center, Fruits Under the Tree  and pledges from the family and friends of the founder. 




Contact Number
(02) 815-1294

Contact Persons
Oliver T. Calasanz, Managing Director
Roger Ty-Simone, Programs Director


6/F S&L Building, Esteban corner dela Rosa Streets, Legaspi Village, Makati City

NCR (National Capital Region)


Health – specialized

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