fundraising

Meso Awareness Day Events: Part One

September 26th is nationally recognized as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. As important as it is to spread awareness every day of the year, September 26th is the biggest day to do so. Events are one of the best ways to raise awareness and funds for mesothelioma, and there are many coming up surrounding September 26th. As […]


Fundraising Made Easy

by Erica Ruble, Fundraising Coordinator, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
I am writing this month’s fundraising blog with a heavy heart. Friday, August 16th marked the 5th anniversary of the passing of my mentor and dad, Lance S. Ruble. It feels like forever since I have seen him and heard his voice, but like it was just […]


Mesothelioma Awareness Day Events and Activities

September 26th, Meso Awareness Day, will be here in a little over one month, and with that, the Meso Foundation and its volunteers are busy organizing events and planning various activities to help us get the word out about the need for research and to raise funds for research and patient services.
If you would like […]


A Fundraising Campaign is Born

by Erica Ruble, Fundraising Coordinator, Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
I lost my hero and father, Lance S. Ruble, to mesothelioma on August 16, 2008. Determined to make a difference and learn more about the disease, I attended my first Symposium in Washington, DC in 2009. It was at this conference that I was inspired by the […]


“Daddy’s Little Girl”

This Sunday is Father’s Day.  A day that is so hard for many of us. The date on the calendar stares back at me, as I recall fond memories of an amazing man- my father, Lance S. Ruble.
My father was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma in August 2007. His life, our life as a family would […]