mesothelioma funding

Help Us Raise Matched Funds for Mesothelioma on #GivingTuesday

We need your help! In honor of #GivingTuesday on November 28, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be matching up to $2 million in donations to nonprofits made through Facebook fundraisers. The gifts will be matched up to $50,000 per nonprofit or $1,000 per fundraiser, until the $2 million in matching funds […]


Over $100,000 Raised by Meso Awareness Day Fundraisers

September 26, 2017 marked the 14th annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Established by Meso Foundation community members in 2004, Mesothelioma Awareness Day has been the driving force behind the movement to bring more attention and funding to this cancer.
This year, we saw volunteers raise awareness by attending the Today show in New York, wearing blue across […]


Omnibus Bill Passes, Funds Available to Mesothelioma Research Increase

With the passage of the Omnibus budget bill last week, mesothelioma research will now be eligible for $60 million, an increase of $10 million over the amount previously available.
This particular funding is available through the Department of Defense’s Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP), a pot of funding available annually to researchers studying any one of […]


Longest-Running Fundraiser Spreads Holiday Joy for 13 Years in a Row

For the last 13 years, Joyce Mancini has been hosting her annual Christmas Breakfast & Bazaar in Tewksbury, Massachusetts to benefit the Meso Foundation.
Joyce’s event is held in memory of her father, George R. Brazee, who passed away after battling mesothelioma. Joyce first decided to host an event in 2004, and she had her father’s […]


We Need You! Matching Funds for Mesothelioma

We have some exciting news! We just learned that in honor of #GivingTuesday, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute up to $1 million to Facebook fundraisers. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide $500,000 in matching funds, up to $1,000 per Facebook fundraiser, and Facebook will waive up to $500,000 […]