Category Archives: Cancer Awareness

Teens Living with Cancer to receive Mel’s Magic grant for the month of November

This month, a portion of the donations received in exchange for Mel’s Bracelet™ will be gifted to Teens Living with Cancer of Rochester, NY.  Through Melissa’s Living Legacy Teen Cancer Foundation, they are a provider of innovative and age-appropriate resources for teens with cancer.  Please help us support them and other organizations by making a donation… Continue Reading

Hope & Healing Have a New Home!

On June 18, 2012, The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing began renovation of a new space located on the 5th floor of 29 Lowell Square in Lewiston, Maine. Known in the Lewiston-Auburn community as the former Knapp Shoe building, this location will provide greater space for cancer patients, survivors, families and caregivers… Continue Reading

Thank You from the Dempsey Challenge

We are so grateful  for your support and belief in what we’re doing at the Dempsey Center.  We owe much of our success to Friends of Mel!   - Aimee A.   Continue Reading

Cancer Garden of Hope Block Party 2012

Join Friends of Mel at the 3rd annual Cancer Garden of Hope Block Party on Saturday, September 8th 2012 from 12-3 pm hosted by The Conquer Cancer Coalition of MA . The event is Free of charge.  Come learn about amazing local cancer resources, listen to live music performed by two-time cancer survivor and recording artist Charlie… Continue Reading

The Center for Cancer Support & Education to receive Mel’s Magic grant for the month of September!

We have chosen The Center for Cancer Support & Education in Arlington, Massachusetts as the recipient of Mel’s Magic grant for the month of September 2012. The Center for Cancer Support & Education is a small grassroots, high impact organization providing cancer support and wellness services to patients, caregivers, family members and health care professionals. They… Continue Reading

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