There is a wide variety of events and community programs to choose from should you wish to support activities and programs at UMMS - from golf tournaments, galas and public lectures to the Teddy Bear Clinic and the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk. All offer sponsorship levels that will appeal to any size business or individual budget.
The Winter Ball
In celebration of the partnership between the University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care, this year the Winter Ball will be held on December 6, 2013 in Worcester. This premier fundraising gala for Central Massachusetts is a joint and volunteer-driven, philanthropic event for our academic health sciences center. Through the generous efforts of our committed volunteers, the Winter Ball is a truly spectacular and successful evening.
Learn more here:http://www.umassmed.edu/development/winterball.aspx To inquire about sponsorship, please call Tom McCullough at 508-856-1226.
Pink: Lighting the Way to a Cure
This October event was attended by over 250 women and men who celebrated the lives of those touched by breast cancer by lighting a candle in honor or in memory of them.The event was chaired by Audrey Kurlan Marcy and emceed by Joyce Kulhawik, Arts & Entertainment critic, and three time cancer survivor. Also included were special messages from Hoda Kotb, co-anchor of the fourth hour of the "Today Show" and "Dateline" NBC correspondent, as well as Linda Ellerbee, writer and host of "Nick News," Nickelodeon. http://www.umassmed.edu/development/pink.aspx
The UMass Medicine Cancer Walk - Sept. 29, 2013
The UMass Medicine Cancer Walk is the largest, single-day fundraising event in Central Massachusetts benefiting the UMass Memorial Cancer Center of Excellence at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Funds raised support cutting-edge research and wide-ranging preventive and behavioral studies to provide advanced cancer care to oncology patients. The center integrates some of the most vital cancer research and treatment activities available today. The Center encourages innovative collaborations and actively promotes the development of projects dedicated to bringing the work of the bench to the bedside. To date, the five mile walk-a-thon has raised over $6 million enabling cutting edge cancer research, bringing us one step closer to finding a cure. http://www.umassmed.edu/cancerwalk/index.aspx?linkidentifier=id&itemid=124988
Community Fundraising Events
Volunteers in our community are gearing up for another successful year of raising awareness of and support for research, treatment and patient care at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. If you are interested in creating your own event to support a specific interest please contact Katie Friend.
For a list of community events, which are raising awareness of and support for research, treatment and patient care at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center, click here.