LizFest 2016

LizFest is an annual Living For Liz event in honor of Elizabeth Holman-Melde a 25-year-old non-smoker who lost her battle with lung cancer in 2012. The purpose of LizFest is not only to raise money to fight lung cancer, but also to spend one day every year celebrating Elizabeth’s life as if she were here herself. LizFest […]







Ride & Raise Awareness With Us

Mark your calendars for the 4th annual Living For Liz Motorcycle Tour on Saturday, June 6, 2015… rain or shine! We will start the ride out at Rod’s Power Sports on Mormon Coulee Road in La Crosse at 10:00 a.m. and end at Minegar’s Sports Hub in La Crescent around 4:00 p.m. Day of event registration […]







L4L Health Expo

Living For Liz is hosting its second annual Health Expo on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Lunda Center located on the Western Technical College campus in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Living for Liz, various health care providers, and other groups in the coulee region that promote healthy living, are […]







Bet On A Cure For Lung Cancer

Living For Liz proudly presents, BET ON A CURE FOR LUNG CANCER.  November is lung cancer awareness month and we plan to fight!  We hope you will join us for our casino themed event! When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6pm Where: The Waterfront’s Cargill Room, La Crosse, WI Why: Because lung cancer is the […]







LizFest 2013 Recap

Wow!  It has already been a month since LizFest 2013!  We were blessed in so many ways this year- from the rain holding off, to our incredible volunteers, to the many people that came out to help us celebrate a beautiful woman’s life.







2nd Annual L4L Motorcycle Tour

Coming off a very successful ride last year, Living For Liz (L4L) is heading out again for a morning of beautiful scenery and the gathering of riders for a great cause.  L4L is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing awareness and education of lung cancer to the masses as well as assisting in the funding […]







Dear Elizabeth

Dear Elizabeth, It has been a year since you left us and went to live with God.  We still don’t know why the Creator needed you there more than we needed you here, and that is something that still leaves questions unanswered in our hearts. 







Living For Liz - Lung Cancer Research Articles

L4L Teams Up with Top Lung Cancer Researchers

On Sunday, March 24th, 2013 Living For Liz is hosting a THANK YOU event.  The goal??  To thank YOU for all of the incredible support given to us over the past year in making Elizabeth’s dream become a reality.  We would also like to update you on our future plans, as well as promote the […]







March Thank You Event

Living For Liz Would Like to Thank YOU! When: Sunday, March 24, 2013, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Where: The Lunda Center, WTC Campus, 400 Seventh Street North, La Crosse, WI * Open to the Public







Stop the Stigma

Although President Obama signed the Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act (the first legislation requiring comprehensive plans of research action for high mortality cancers, with lung and pancreatic cancers given priority status) on January 2nd of this year, the below article is a good reminder that we still have a long ways to go in order to stop […]