Saving lives through education

Make a Donation

Melanoma is a dangerous type of skin cancer that spreads rapidly to other organs, but if detected early, can be easily treated and cured. Your financial support enables us to teach students in middle and high school how they can prevent and detect this serious disease before it is fatal.

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 circumstances. MEF has no fundraising salaries.

Below are the several ways you can contribute.

Direct Contributions

through PayPal using your credit or debit card

Venmo @DAN_MEF

Mail by sending a check or money order mailed to:
MEF, 7 Jones Road, Peabody, MA 01960
Download form

Phone using your credit or debit card call 978.535.3080

Run the New York City Marathon

If you are a marathon runner, consider running for charity. The Melanoma Education Foundation has been a NYRR official charity partner for the past 13 years. This our most important fundraising event and it helps us cover our expenses.

For more information on how you can join our team, please see New York City Marathon.

Other Ways to Support MEF

Workplace payroll deduction via America’s Charities

The Melanoma Education Foundation (MEF) is designated to receive workplace payroll deductions if your company is enrolled in America’s Charities.

Benevity Causes also provides services for corporate and employee giving.

Corporate Matching Contributions

Many companies have matching gift programs that double the support received from employees. MEF has received matching contributions from these corporations among others: American Express, GE, Goldman Sachs, Merck.

Facebook members are invited to post birthdays and other fundraising events to support MEF.

Thank you for your support!

The Melanoma Education Foundation is devoted to educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. Information provided by the Foundation should not be used for diagnosing or treating a skin problem or disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you have a skin problem you should consult a dermatologist, plastic surgeon, or other professional healthcare provider.