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Help us raise funds to support ASPS-specific research and bring awareness to the disease.


Meet Manny

"...Throughout my life, I have always had a love for the ocean, and all the activities related to it. This is something I think I inherited from my grandfather who used to always tell me stories about his fishing trips in Cuba and about his own love for the sea..."

Get to know us

We started the Manny Alvarez Foundation in 2014 upon the diagnosis of our hero, Manny Alvarez. Manny was diagnosed with Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma (ASPS), a rare, slow-growing, but aggressive pediatric cancer.


The foundation’s motto, “Spear Sarcoma,” came about for Manny’s love of spear fishing and boating.