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The Shade Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of skin cancer
through education, outreach and building shade structures where children play.
Donations to The Shade Project are 501c3 tax deductible.

Get Your Shade On

Get a Skin Cancer Screening Annually

Did you know that you can get a FREE skin cancer screening? Click here to find out dates and locations to schedule your next skin cancer screening.
Wear Sun Savvy Apparel

Sunglasses, hats and clothes are great ways to protect your skin and eyes.
Wear Sunscreen

Your best option is to find a sunscreen with SPF+30 and UVA/UVB coverage. Remember to reapply frequently, especially after swimming or exercising.
Seek Shade

Be sun savvy year round and seek shade from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when UV rays peak.
Find the Daily UV Index

Stay in the know and click here to find out your local UV index.

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3500 Jefferson Street • Suite 200 • Austin, TX 78731