In our Snapshots blog series, we turn to Maine Cancer Foundation constituents - from staff, board members and other volunteers, donors, grant recipients and beyond - to share important moments in their lives related to cancer. Our series will paint a broad stroke of the cancer landscape in the state, while narrowing the focus into the rare and intimate moments that bring us all together.
We're speechless after yesterday's Tenth Anniversary Tri for a Cure.
For this month's Challenge Cancer 2020 package, our media partner, WMTW-TV Channel 8, reports Maine Cancer Foundation's funding shift from cancer research towards prevention, early detection, and improving patient care.
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PORTLAND (July 20, 2017) – WMTW is committing its morning broadcast to total coverage, live from the campus of SMCC on Sunday, July 23rd From 5:00 am to Noon. Anchors Tracy Sabol and Meghan Torjussen, along with Maine’s Chief Meteorologist Roger Griswold and Meteorologist Sarah Long, will cheer on more than 1,000 athletes swimming, biking and running to fight the battle against cancer.
Town and Country Federal Credit Union is a proud sponsor of Maine Cancer Foundation’s largest fundraising events: the Twilight 5K, the Tri for a Cure, and Mary’s Walk. This year, 13 of their employees are competing in the Tenth Anniversary Tri for a Cure.
Thank you TCFCU for everything you do to help challenge cancer in Maine.
Michelle Arpin ran in last year's Tri for a Cure while she was undergoing chemotherapy. This year she lost her battle with cancer, and it's her daughters turn to swim in the 10th Anniversary Tri for a Cure in memory of her mother. Watch the inspiring story of 16-year-old Caroline Arpin below.
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In our ongoing media partnership with WMTW-TV, reporters profile current top fundraiser Jessica Jordan, and the Pink Tutu Ladies, a group of women who hold year-round events to raise money for Maine Cancer Foundation and Tri for a Cure. Check out the spots below.
P.S. T-minus 16 days and counting until race day! Here are some fundraising tips to reach your goal.
The month of June is dedicated to HPV and cervical cancer awareness. In our guest blog series, Jessica Reed, Quality Improvement Manager at Maine Quality Counts, shares important facts and information about the HPV vaccine.