Sarcoma Cancer is a rare disease, often misdiagnosed, often afflicting children and young adults.
The Karen Wyckoff Sarcoma Foundation is dedicated to Sarcoma Cancer research, support and education...and the fight to find a cure.

About the Karen Wyckoff Rein in Sarcoma Foundation


Sarcoma Gardenof Hope at 2008 RISThe Karen Wyckoff Rein in Sarcoma Foundation (KWRISF) is a resource for families touched by sarcomas, an uncommon and often lethal group of bone and soft tissue cancers that may strike children and younger adults, leaving an especially tender heartbreak. Often working in partnership with the University of Minnesota, RIS seeks to fund innovative, collaborative and high-impact research. KWRISF is a Minnesota Non-Profit tax exempt (501-C-3) organization.

KWRISF is the largest and best-known sarcoma foundation in the Upper Midwest. While we provide support and resources to all, our primary service area includes: Minnesota, Iowa, Montana, North and South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Over the past eleven years, with its three-pronged commitment to sarcoma research, support and education, the Fund has reached thousands of people and raised over $1,200,000.

Our Mission

The Karen Wyckoff Rein in Sarcoma Foundation is dedicated to educating the public and medical community about sarcomas, supporting sarcoma patients and their loved ones, and funding research directed toward developing new treatments and finding a cure for sarcoma cancers.


Support Services

The Foundation serves as a major means of support for sarcoma patients survivors and those who have lost a loved one to sarcoma. These include. read more...

Financial Reports

The KWRISF is a non-profit 501-C-3 Tax exempt organiztion.

  • To view a copy of our IRS 1023 application, click here.
  • For current and past financial reports on the Karen Wyckoff Rein in Sarcoma Foundation, including our Federal 990 form, click here.
  • The KWRISF completed a review with the MN Charities Review Council in November 2014 and meets all twenty-seven of its standards. To learn more click here.