Meso Foundation

Meso Foundation’s Annual Report 2013 Released

The Meso Foundation recently released its 2013 Annual Report, featuring the organization’s audited financial information, as well as details about its 2013 programs.
According to the report, in 2013, the Meso Foundation spent 86 cents of every dollar on programs versus 14 cents on fundraising and administration.
“The Meso Foundation strives to keep costs to a minimum,” […]


Thank You from Mary Hesdorffer

by Mary Hesdorffer, NP, Executive Director of the Meso Foundation
It feels like a time warp as we move from project to project, one day blending into the next. We are deeply immersed in planning three regional conferences before this year ends, and projecting what is in store for us in 2015.
I would like to take […]


RECAP: Meso Awareness Day

Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2013 was a major success. We had volunteers from across the country represent the Meso Foundation at the Today show in New York City, organize and participate in volunteer events, and join us for our New York Conference and Congressional Briefing. The community raised immense awareness and huge amounts of funds to […]



Meso Foundation’s New CEO

The Meso Foundation has a new CEO! Melinda Kotzian, who has thus far been the Chief Operating Officer, will now serve as the Foundation’s first Chief Executive Officer. This change in title provides Melinda with authority to fully perform all operational, administrative and executive duties.
Mary Hesdorffer, Nurse Practitioner, remains the organization’s Executive Director, and together […]