“My entire life I watched my mother give to others before think of herself. She is the inspiration for the establishment of this foundation.”
Son of Martha Carter
Martha Carter was a caring, loving supportive wife and mother for 51 years with a passion for helping others. A survivor of Breast Cancer Carter worked hard to raise the spirits of people suffering from cancer. Her love, for helping young people, and supporting many, philanthropic causes will continue with the work of this foundation. She was a very active advocate for many causes and gave generously to help fight the disease of cancer
She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2007 and told she only had a thirty present survival chance to beat this horrible life-threating disease. Then later told, after under going chemotherapy, and radiation treatments, if she did not beat this disease she would at best have three-years at best to live.
Martha will forever be remembered because of her dedication and mission to saving lives, affected by cancer, Her life was a testament of pure love and determination, She never gave up, Her perseverance has touched thousands of people and her commitment has been manifested in the beauty that surrounds this foundation,s work. Martha’s legacy is a gift her family and to the world.
Martha passed away on Thursday May 29, 2008 of lung cancer at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Georgia. She was 68.
Martha Jane Carter
January 11, 1940-May 29, 2008