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The Melanoma Education Foundation is a 501(c ) (3) non-profit organization. Contributions are deductible from Federal income taxes to the maximum extent consistent with IRS regulations and individual taxpayer cicumstances.

Your financial support provides life-saving service to high school and middle school students. MEF has no administrative salaries. There are several ways to contribute.

Direct Contributions

1. Online contribution with credit card or debit card

2. By check or money order
mailed to MEF, P.O. Box 2023, Peabody, MA 01960.

3. By credit card or debit card mailed, secure-faxed, or by phone.

Phone contributions: 978-535-3080.
Fax contributions: 978-535-5602
To download a contribution form please click here.


2015 Annual Calendar Raffle

Ticket Sales May 1, 2015 thru June 30, 2015

Order ticlets by mailing check to MEF Calendar, PO Box 2023, Peabody, MA 01960
or by phone 978-535-3080 (minimum mail or phone order $10)

On-Location Sales begin May 23, 2015

Prizes Drawn Each Day in July

May 8, 2015

Rockin' & Blockin' Sock Hop

at Best Western Plus Crossroads Inn, Loveland Colorado

with renowned Sha Na Na saxophonist Michael Brown

Information and ticket orders

August 23, 2015 - 4th Annual Check for Change - Melanoma Awareness Triathlon

Chicopee State Park, Chicopee, MA

Email for information and registration

November 1, 2015 - TCS New York City Marathon

The New York City Marathon is the world's most prestigious marathon
and one of the most difficult
to enter. Running it is the experience of a lifetime.

If you would like to run in the 2015 New York City Marathon by raising funds
for the Melanoma Education Foundation contact Debi Facchetti at or call (413) 279-1036.


Federal Employees CFC


The Melanoma Education Foundation is an approved Combined Federal Campaign charity
Our ID Code Number is 71824.

Workplace payroll deduction via America's Charities

The Melanoma Education Foundation is designated to receive workplace payroll deductions if your company is enrolled in America's Charities. Click here for more information.

Contributions in lieu of special occasion gifts

If you are planning a wedding or other celebration and would like your guests to contribute to a life-saving charity in lieu of gifts please consider designating the Melanoma Education Foundation. Children who ask their friends to contribute in lieu of birthday gifts will receive certificates of appreciation and personal thank you letters from the MEF president.

Donate Car. Truck, or Boat


If you are thinking of selling or trading your car, truck, RV, or boat, consider donating it the Melanoma Education Foundation instead. Car donations are tax deductible, and proceeds from the sale of your vehicles help support our life-saving programs. Our agent, Cars Helping America, handles all arrangements from free pick up, to issuance of receipts, to transfer of title. To donate click on an underlined link or call 886-949-3668 (toll-free), and earmark your donation to Melanoma Education Foundation.

Melanoma Education Foundation Bracelets

Expandable bracelet, custom - handcrafted for MEF by Lamore Allure. Matching earrings are also available.
Price includes black gift box with white pad and free first class shipping. Click here to order online.

Finding N-E-D
No Evidence of Disease
by Michael W. Brown

Finding NED: No Evidence of Disease is a heartfelt true story of love, loss, and hope. Diagnosed with malignant melanoma, Amanda Faye Brown started on a long, difficult journey through the disease, and had the wisdom and foresight to gather her thoughts into a journal. Compiling these journal entries and interspersing them with his own thoughts, telling their story from first meeting through marriage to tearful days at the hospital, Michael Brown shares the struggles and sorrows that came with his wife's cancer. Their beautiful, poignant story is a treasure.

Ordering information.

Thank you for your support!


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