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Posted on:
03/25/2015

Posted on:
03/19/2015

Our special thanks to Stephanie Leonhartt, the winner of our St. Patrick's Day email rally. Stephanie sent out an amazing 238 emails trying to raise donations for Mary's Walk. Great job Stephanie, we really appreciate your effort. 

Check out Stephanie's page on Mary's Walk

Posted on:
03/16/2015
 

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we’re giving away a lucky Shamrock Sea Bag to the participant who sends the most fundraising emails on St. Patrick’s Day!

How to play:

1. Login to your personal fundraising page on the Mary’s Walk/Kerrymen 5K website.
Posted on:
03/13/2015

The Kerrymen 5K will be capped at 1500 runners this year- don't miss your chance!

Register Online

Posted on:
03/13/2015

Falmouth, Maine. Maine Cancer Foundation has announced our 2015 call for cancer research proposals.

The Foundation will award up to $700,000 in grants and is seeking letters of interest from applicants with proposals in the following areas: Outcomes Research and Research Infrastructure. Learn more about past research grant recipients.

Outcomes Research:

Research projects that focus on advancing cancer prevention, early detection, and access to care.

Projects must:·

Posted on:
03/13/2015

Falmouth, Maine.  Maine Cancer Foundation announced 7 Maine-based nonprofit organizations selected to receive $61,000 in grant funding to support critical patient transportation needs across the state.

“A ride can be the only thing that stands between life and death for a cancer patient. Because cancer is a slow-moving disease, it can be easy to overlook transportation issues. But missing a screening appointment, missing a chemotherapy treatment, skipping a follow-up visit because you can’t get a ride, these are small choices with dramatic outcomes.” Said Tara Hill, Executive Director of Maine Cancer Foundation.

Posted on:
03/12/2015

My name is Rachel and I am a native Mainer fighting cancer. 

Not one type, but four distinctly unique and different types.  The disease has been with me for the past 10 of my otherwise healthy 47 years.  It refuses to go away quietly.

Posted on:
03/11/2015

Starting March 30th on PBS:

THE STORY OF CANCER: The Emperor of All Maladies examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective and a biographer’s passion. The series artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate vérité film; and a scientific and investigative report.

 

 

Posted on:
03/11/2015

One of our Triathletes, Dana Lesniak, is going all out for this year's Tri for a Cure with an ambitious goal: raise $40,000!

Dana is trying lots of different things to reach this goal including an awesome fundraising event on March 29th at Brian Boru featuring live music with Adam Ezra Group.

Posted on:
03/10/2015

“We are very excited about this project ,” explains Carol Bell, Project Director, Healthy Aroostook. “We are grateful to the Maine Cancer Foundation for providing funding to support what we believe to be an innovative approach to helping people quit tobacco for good!"

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