LOCATION: Nashville TN
SECOND ANNUAL JON STEWART COMMEMORATIVE LOCK IN
This year, I will be hosting an event to raise critical funds for MMRF. I am committed to raising awareness and funds to accelerate finding a cure for multiple myeloma, which is the second most common blood cancer and is currently incurable. Your generosity truly makes a difference.
A pioneer in precision medicine, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) seeks to find a cure for multiple myeloma by relentlessly pursuing innovation that accelerates the development of next-generation treatments to extend the lives of patients. Founded in 1998 by Kathy Giusti, a multiple myeloma patient, and her twin sister Karen Andrews as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the MMRF is a world-recognized leader in cancer research, launching over 80 clinical trials and leading to 12 FDA-approved drugs. Together with its partners, the MMRF has created the only end-to-end solution in precision medicine. With this, the MMRF continues to disrupt the industry today, building CoMMpass Study, the single largest genomic dataset for any cancer, and launching MyDRUG, the first platform trial in multiple myeloma. Since its inception, the organization has collected over 10,000 samples and tissues in its database, which is shared among 24 academic institutions. The MMRF has raised nearly $500 million and directs nearly 90% of the total funds to research and related programs. To learn more, visit www.themmrf.org.
Matching Gifts Double the impact of your donation with a matching gift from your employer! Matching gifts are an easy way to further your contribution to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Many companies offer a matching gifts program as a benefit to their employees. Some employers will even match donations from retirees, spouses, and part-time staff. See if your employer offers a matching gifts program here: independent.themmrf.org/independentevents/Static/Matching-Gifts
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