Friends of Mel Foundation

Friends of Mel Foundation

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2nd Annual Cruise with the Spirit of Mel
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Back By Popular Demand!
The Friends of Mel Foundation is hosting a sunset cruise of Boston Harbor on Sunday, September 25th. Enjoy a night of music, dancing, dinner buffet...and exciting raffle prizes!

Tickets are on sale NOW!


Tickets are $100 per person (beer and wine included)

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Your name will be added to our guest list. 
Click Here to print an invitation and share with your friends!

The Cancer Garden of Hope

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Boston City Hall Plaza
Order your personalized, engraved brick or plaque, a meaningful gift and unique tribute opportunity! CLICK HERE TO ORDER  Choose Friends of Mel as the non-profit you wish to support, and the foundation will receive a portion of the proceeds! All donors receive a special Certificate of Appreciation.

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patrick dempsey ctr

The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing provides free support, education and wellness services to cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Their mission is to provide the highest quality of education, support and wellness services to enhance the quality of life of individuals, families and communities touched by cancer. They strive to embrace the whole person including body, mind and spirit in a respectful, inclusive and healing environment.

A portion of the proceeds from each bracelet order for the month of August will go to The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing.  Support them by ordering your bracelet this month!
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We form partnerships with non-profits that provide quality cancer care for the whole patient through research, education and immediate support.

General Hospital
Look for Mel's Bracelet in all of Massachusetts General Hospital gift shops on the main campus and the Images Boutique at MGH Northshore.

Holyoke Medical Center
Gift Shop
575 Beech Street
Holyoke, MA
Weeks Medical Center
Sunshine Shop
173 Middle Street
Lancaster, NH 03584


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THE DEMPSEY CHALLENGE 2011dempsey challenge photo
October 8-9, Lewiston/Auburn, ME
New this year...
Positive Tracks is a fundraising initiative for Dempsey Challenge participants 23 or under. Positive Tracks participants' fundraising dollars will be matched dollar for dollar up to $100,000!  In addition, please check out the Positive Tracks YouTube video - each time the video is viewed $1.00 goes to The Dempsey Challenge!

Breathe Deep
Boston 5k Walk

breath deep 5k
Saturday, November 5 at 10:00 AM
DCR’s Castle Island
South Boston, MA

(formerly the Boston Area
Lung Cancer Walk)
The proceeds from the event benefit LUNGevity Foundation, the nation’s leading private supporter of lung cancer research.  Pre-registration is currently open at

Check-in/registration begins at 10:00 AM and the walk starts at 11:00 AM, rain or shine. The closing ceremony is at 12:30 PM.  The course is friendly to strollers and wheelchairs. For more information, please visit

Mel's Bracelet at The Great Wall of China!
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Cruise with
the Spirit of Mel
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Tickets are on sale NOW!