Last year, Mark Wells organized his first Kayaking for a Cure Event, and kayaked down the Hudson River with two other people: meso survivor Patti Turi and a friend of hers. Mark decided to kayak down the Hudson River through 2 locks to raise awareness and funds for mesothelioma and the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation […]
Meso Awareness Day
On Saturday, September 22, Midwestern runners and walkers rejoice! The fourth annual Miles for Meso in Alton, IL is back again this year! Experienced and less experienced runners (and walkers) are all invited to spread their gait and get together for a morning of endorphins, community, awareness and fundraising.
This 5K run and 2K walk, sponsored […]
Lynn Cole lost her husband, Charlie, to mesothelioma just a few years ago at the age of 51. While grieving her loss, she felt the need to be proactive and do something to help others facing mesothelioma. “Charlie’s love of golf and the mountains” inspired Lynn and her children Matt and Katie to host the […]
Jill Waite contacted the Meso Foundation earlier this year in hopes of planning her first fundraiser to honor her late father, Bruce Waite, who died from mesothelioma.
Bruce Waite on one of his daily runs.
Nearly ten years after his death, Jill has organized the first Bruce A. Waite Miles for Meso 5K in Ontario, OH on […]