Shun the Sun's Story


Shun the Sun Foundation is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to the education and prevention of skin cancer. Our mission is to educate the world about the harm UV ray exposure can cause just one sunburn. Arizona is known for its record-breaking heat, so Shun the Sun builds shade structures at parks and schools, so our children can more safely play outside. Help us out by sending in a request for your school or park. In order to raise money for these shade structures fundraisers are held such as the Gilbert Marathon, Queen Creek 5, and this year’s Fat Cat’s Family Fundraiser.

Our Approach

Our Story

Send Us Your Request

Shun the Sun chooses where to build shade structures off of referrals or requests. Please click here if you would like to request a shade structure for your school or community park!


  • Pogo Pass: Use the promo code: ShuntheSun at check out and get your pogo pass for only $40 - Shun the Sun gets $5 in return!
  • Energy Bits: Use promo code GilbertBits and you get 20% off your purchase, as well as the energy to finish your workouts!
  • Fat Cats: Coming Soon!
  • Amazon: Set your Amazon account up with Shun the Sun Foundation as your non-profit on
  • Fry's: Set up your Fry's Rewards account online. Choose Shun the Sun Foundation as your non-profit, and Fry's will donate part of what you spend to Shun the Sun.

Shun the Sun is always working with new companies! Let us know if you would like to partner with us, in saving our skin, and check back frequently for new codes and promotions. Your donations help prevent skin cancer!