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Re-Post: Looking for Melanoma Org near DC

Forums General Melanoma Community Re-Post: Looking for Melanoma Org near DC

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    LibbyinVA
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      Sorry, folks, but need to re-post my request from yesterday.  I received the following response to my suggestion that MRF be considered: 

      Sorry, folks, but need to re-post my request from yesterday.  I received the following response to my suggestion that MRF be considered: 

      "Do you know of anything that is a little smaller? They like to pick organizations where a $3,000-5,000 donation would make a big impact."

      So, back to square one:  does anyone know of a not-for-profit (501C3) organization within 100 miles of the Washington, DC area that I can submit to a northern Virginia corporation interested in choosing their annual fund-raising recipient?  As stated above, it has to be much smaller than MRF and an hours drive from DC as they make the contribution in person.

      Hopefully someone out there has their own small fund-raising group that fits the bill.  I have one here in Richmond, but am located too far from DC.

      LibbyinVA (Stage IIIb, gratefully NED since 2006)

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        s M
        Participant
          Libby — I volunteer for a non-profit called Miles for Melanoma of Delaware. We are small group who promote skin cancer awareness and fundraising with all of our proceeds going toMRF. Our signature event is a 5k walk/run the third weekend in September. Go to our website for more info. http://www.miles4melanomade.org
          s M
          Participant
            Libby — I volunteer for a non-profit called Miles for Melanoma of Delaware. We are small group who promote skin cancer awareness and fundraising with all of our proceeds going toMRF. Our signature event is a 5k walk/run the third weekend in September. Go to our website for more info. http://www.miles4melanomade.org
            s M
            Participant
              Libby — I volunteer for a non-profit called Miles for Melanoma of Delaware. We are small group who promote skin cancer awareness and fundraising with all of our proceeds going toMRF. Our signature event is a 5k walk/run the third weekend in September. Go to our website for more info. http://www.miles4melanomade.org
              justlittleoleme
              Participant

                The  Melanoma Education Foundation http://www.skincheck.org

                They are located in Peabody, Massachusetts.  It's not within the 100 miles though.

                justlittleoleme
                Participant

                  The  Melanoma Education Foundation http://www.skincheck.org

                  They are located in Peabody, Massachusetts.  It's not within the 100 miles though.

                  justlittleoleme
                  Participant

                    The  Melanoma Education Foundation http://www.skincheck.org

                    They are located in Peabody, Massachusetts.  It's not within the 100 miles though.

                    jim Breitfeller
                    Participant

                      Libby,

                      How about the Abigail Alliance?

                      8881 White Orchid Place
                      Lorton, VA 22079

                      Office: (703) 646-5306

                      [email protected]

                       Tell Frank, I sent you!!!!!

                      The Abigail Alliance Mission
                      The Abigail Alliance is committed to helping create wider access to developmental cancer drugs and other drugs for serious life-threatening illnesses. The Alliance is promoting creative ways of increasing expanded access and compassionate use programs. We are working to help promote creative ideas to get promising new drugs to the market sooner.

                      Additionally, we are dedicated to helping better inform cancer patients, other patients, and their doctors about the website, clinicaltrials.gov. This important website lists clinical trials of developmental cancer drugs and other important drugs. We need pharmaceutical companies to advertise this vital website

                       
                      Best regards,
                       
                      Jimmy B
                      jim Breitfeller
                      Participant

                        Libby,

                        How about the Abigail Alliance?

                        8881 White Orchid Place
                        Lorton, VA 22079

                        Office: (703) 646-5306

                        [email protected]

                         Tell Frank, I sent you!!!!!

                        The Abigail Alliance Mission
                        The Abigail Alliance is committed to helping create wider access to developmental cancer drugs and other drugs for serious life-threatening illnesses. The Alliance is promoting creative ways of increasing expanded access and compassionate use programs. We are working to help promote creative ideas to get promising new drugs to the market sooner.

                        Additionally, we are dedicated to helping better inform cancer patients, other patients, and their doctors about the website, clinicaltrials.gov. This important website lists clinical trials of developmental cancer drugs and other important drugs. We need pharmaceutical companies to advertise this vital website

                         
                        Best regards,
                         
                        Jimmy B
                        jim Breitfeller
                        Participant

                          Libby,

                          How about the Abigail Alliance?

                          8881 White Orchid Place
                          Lorton, VA 22079

                          Office: (703) 646-5306

                          [email protected]

                           Tell Frank, I sent you!!!!!

                          The Abigail Alliance Mission
                          The Abigail Alliance is committed to helping create wider access to developmental cancer drugs and other drugs for serious life-threatening illnesses. The Alliance is promoting creative ways of increasing expanded access and compassionate use programs. We are working to help promote creative ideas to get promising new drugs to the market sooner.

                          Additionally, we are dedicated to helping better inform cancer patients, other patients, and their doctors about the website, clinicaltrials.gov. This important website lists clinical trials of developmental cancer drugs and other important drugs. We need pharmaceutical companies to advertise this vital website

                           
                          Best regards,
                           
                          Jimmy B
                          LibbyinVA
                          Participant

                            Has anyone heard of the Ashley Anne Fister Cole Foundation…they are located in Reston, VA which fits the requirement of being within a 1-hour drive from DC.

                            Thanks to everyone who has already replied…really appreciate your help with this one!

                            LibbyinVA
                            Participant

                              Has anyone heard of the Ashley Anne Fister Cole Foundation…they are located in Reston, VA which fits the requirement of being within a 1-hour drive from DC.

                              Thanks to everyone who has already replied…really appreciate your help with this one!

                              LibbyinVA
                              Participant

                                Has anyone heard of the Ashley Anne Fister Cole Foundation…they are located in Reston, VA which fits the requirement of being within a 1-hour drive from DC.

                                Thanks to everyone who has already replied…really appreciate your help with this one!

                                LibbyinVA
                                Participant

                                  BIG thank you to everyone who replied…have all the info I needed!

                                    JerryfromFauq
                                    Participant

                                      Iwill speak up for the Fister Cole Foundation b eing a good cause.  They have a fund raiser every year that MDA sends a representative to (usually Wen Jen Hwu) that also stops by the INOVA Cancer group for discussion and updates on Melanoma actions, thanks to the Fister Cole Foundation They are well known and appreciated in the DC area.

                                      Cooper
                                      Participant

                                        MIF has great free webinars and the top researchers giving new info on new drugs etc.  Their forum is really topnotch.  Definitely is a deserving organization.

                                        Cooper
                                        Participant

                                          MIF has great free webinars and the top researchers giving new info on new drugs etc.  Their forum is really topnotch.  Definitely is a deserving organization.

                                          Cooper
                                          Participant

                                            MIF has great free webinars and the top researchers giving new info on new drugs etc.  Their forum is really topnotch.  Definitely is a deserving organization.

                                            JerryfromFauq
                                            Participant

                                              Iwill speak up for the Fister Cole Foundation b eing a good cause.  They have a fund raiser every year that MDA sends a representative to (usually Wen Jen Hwu) that also stops by the INOVA Cancer group for discussion and updates on Melanoma actions, thanks to the Fister Cole Foundation They are well known and appreciated in the DC area.

                                              JerryfromFauq
                                              Participant

                                                Iwill speak up for the Fister Cole Foundation b eing a good cause.  They have a fund raiser every year that MDA sends a representative to (usually Wen Jen Hwu) that also stops by the INOVA Cancer group for discussion and updates on Melanoma actions, thanks to the Fister Cole Foundation They are well known and appreciated in the DC area.

                                              LibbyinVA
                                              Participant

                                                BIG thank you to everyone who replied…have all the info I needed!

                                                LibbyinVA
                                                Participant

                                                  BIG thank you to everyone who replied…have all the info I needed!

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