Miles Against Melanoma is a national organization that began in 2010. Our mission is to provide the public with education regarding the extreme damaging effects of the sun and tanning devices. Through MAM's mission, we provide funding for awareness, education, advocacy and research for skin cancer, melanoma and cancers related to melanoma.
$16,000 was donated to Dr. Lynn Cornelius and the Melanoma Multidisciplinary team at Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes- Jewish Hospital (BJC – The Richard A Crowder Memorial Research Fund).
$18,000 was donated to UT Southwestern Medical Center
$20,000 was donated to University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Melanoma Clinic
$1000 was donated to MD Anderson to support their Moonshots Program
In all, $86,000 was raised in 2013 and donated to many organizations who are finding a cure for melanoma.