Help Fight Cancer in Maine!

Posted on:
07/16/2014

Who are those mysterious masked scientists?!?! 

We can't wait for Saturday- not only are we kicking off the Tri for a Cure Expo, we'll be announcing 7 Maine-based cancer researchers selected to receive a combined $839,000 in support for their studies!

Stay tuned! We're very proud of Maine's contribution to cancer research!


Posted on:
07/07/2014

Maine Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce the new slate of officers to our Board of Directors. 

David Mitchell, President

David serves as Vice President, Investments at the Portland Harbor Group of Raymond James in Portland, Maine. David joined Maine Cancer Foundation’s board in 2007 and was appointed to a second term in 2010. David received a BS from the University of Maine and his MBA from the University of Southern Maine. David lives in Falmouth with his wife Kristen and their four boys, Peyton, Brady, Jacoby and Beckham.


Posted on:
05/19/2014

We are very pleased to welcome Amy Anderson to the Maine Cancer Foundation team as our new Director of Development.

Amy will be replacing Peter King who will be retiring at the end of the May. Serving the nonprofit community since 1992, Amy has directed fundraising programs for organizations such as United Way, Boy Scouts of America and most recently as a consultant with Ovation Fundraising Counsel LLC. Amy brings with her a commitment to moving the needle on cancer causes in Maine with her work at the Cancer Community Center and the Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. She is a dynamic speaker and passionate development officer. 

Welcome aboard Amy!


Posted on:
04/14/2014

Thank you to everyone who bid on the pink trooper plates, raising more than $35,000 to help support the fight against cancer in Maine! 

We also owe a special debt of gratitude to Sgt. Michael Edes, president of the Maine State Trooper's Association, for creating this idea and bringing the Maine State Troopers on board. Thank you! 

The final plate in the auction series, the #1 plate belonging to State Trooper Colonel Robert Williams, was sold for a whopping $900 to a man from Scarborough, Maine. We appreciate all the bids on this unique police plate and your continued charitable support of our cause. 

Thank you everyone!


Posted on:
04/10/2014

We are very pleased to announce the recipients of our 2014 spring grant awards. Maine Cancer Foundation awards grants three times a year, once for cancer research projects and twice for cancer education and patient support efforts. 

Our spring grant release is focused on education and patient support efforts, with $177,511 distributed to 10 Maine organizations. 

Our 2014 Spring grantees are:


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