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Take The Lake 5K – Sunday, June 25th

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Please join us for a fabulous 5K run/walk/bike day on Sunday, June 25th at Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield, MA! Proceeds from this fun event will benefit the ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund, and you can sign up using the link below.

Take the Lake 5K is an uplifting community event organized as a positive response to the challenges of cancer.  Initiated 18 years ago as a tribute to Wakefield, MA, native Janice Mignosa Frye, Take the Lake 5K raises funds for meaningful and impactful cancer-related non-profits.  This year, Take the Lake 5K is once again donating its proceeds to the ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund.

To sign up to participate, please use the link below. For more information, please contact Tom Mignosa at tmignosa@gmail.com or call 781-640-4920.

https://www.racemenu.com/events/146834-18th-Annual-Take-the-Lake-5K

SAVE THE DATE for our 21st Annual Benefit!

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

We are delighted to announce that our 21st Annual ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund event will be a Casino Evening on Thursday, October 27th at Pine Brook Country Club in Weston, MA. Details to follow!

Jim & Silvia Kyrios Donate $25,000!

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

As we approach the festivities celebrating our 20th year of fundraising for vital, high-risk breast cancer research at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, we are seeing an overwhelming response to our efforts to cure breast cancer.

Thanks to Jim and Silvia Kyrios, long-time supporters of the ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund, we are that much closer to our goal. The Kyrios family just donated $25,000!

For those not familiar with our organization, we are an all-volunteer community of family, friends and colleagues who have been working to fund targeted breast cancer research for 20 years. We have one caveat to our fundraising: 100% of the money we raise has to go directly to research. We do not take one penny off the top for our fundraising, social networking or administrative purposes. That means, when you donate a dollar to the ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund $1 goes to research.

Thanks to the Kyrios family, we are now $25,000 closer to a cure!

Please join us Friday, October 16th to celebrate our 20th Anniversary Benefit! Tickets are $250. For more information about our fund or our 20th Anniversary Benefit, contact Missy Cohen-Fyffe at 603-635-9568.

The Slater Family Donates $25,000!

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Thanks to the incredible generosity of long-time ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund supporter, Ellen Slater, we have an underwriter for our 20th Anniversary Gala!

Ellen and The Slater Foundation have graciously donated $25,000 to cover the costs of our Gala, enabling us to donate 100% of the money we raise to targeted cancer research at MGH. We are unbelievably grateful to Ellen for all of her support and for her ongoing commitment to the ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund.

Third-party Events Raise Over $30,000!

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

In just a few short weeks, we’ve received over $30,000 from our amazing third-party donors! The Bass River Tennis Club started us off with a fabulous tennis tournament that netted the ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund over $8,000. Then the Pingree Girls’ Hockey Team held a benefit game and raised $2500! Next came the Reading High School Volleyball team. They raised $300! The Women’s Committee of the Meadow Brook Golf Club held their 5th Annual benefit bringing us $13,200! Shortly after, the Sharon Country Club held their 7th Annual golf tournament and raised just under $6,000! We’re looking forward to the September 13th Friends of Reading 8th Annual Tennis Tournament! It’s not only fun, it’s hugely successful!

We are incredibly grateful to all of our third-party donors for their ongoing commitment and generosity.

If you’d like to run a benefit for the ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund, let us know! We can supply brochures and goodies for your gift bags! One hundred percent of all money raised goes directly to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. We do not take a penny of your donation for our fundraising or administrative purposes!

Over $240,000 Raised For Breast Cancer Research!

Friday, October 31st, 2014

What a fabulous night! More than 200 guests attended the 19th Annual Cards For A Cure benefit honoring Dr. Barbara Smith of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). And the best part? Over $240,000 was raised to benefit targeted breast cancer research programs at the MGH.

In addition to the Man Cave raffle; gaming tables, and silent & live auctions Emceed by Susan Wornick, guests were treated to delicious food; entertainment by DJ Gary Titus, and a whole lot of fun.

If you’d like to order photographs from the night’s festivities, click on the following link. Photographer Dan Pettengill has graciously offered to donate proceeds from the sale of all of the photos. http://new.danpettengillphoto.com/?page=ESSCO-MGH

Dr. Barbara Smith

Dr. Barbara Smith

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Silent Auction Tables

Silent Auction Tables

The Roulette Table

The Roulette Table

Mark Your Calendars!

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Don’t miss the 19th Annual Cards For A Cure benefit on Thursday, October 23rd featuring Susan Wornick as our Auctioneer Extraordinaire! In addition to great food, fun gaming tables, fabulous wine, and unique auction items, we’ll be entertained by DJ Gary Titus as we honor one of the world’s most renowned surgeons, Dr. Barbara Lynn Smith.

Festivities begin at 6PM at the Pine Brook Country Club in Weston, MA. Tickets are $150, and 100% of the money raised will go directly to promising breast cancer research at The MGH.

For more information, contact Missy Cohen-Fyffe at mcfyffe1@comcast.net.

Susan Wornick Honored at MGH One Hundred For Her Work with ESSCO-MGH!

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Robert Kraft congratulates Susan Wornick's Mother, Myrna, on Susan's award as one of the MGH One Hundred.

Robert Kraft congratulates Susan Wornick’s Mother, Myrna, on Susan’s award as one of the MGH One Hundred.

We were thrilled to attend the MGH One Hundred dinner at the Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston to celebrate Susan Wornick’s award as a member of the MGH One Hundred. Susan Has worked tirelessly for so many charitable organizations in New England, but holds a special place in our hearts for the enthusiastic work she has done on behalf of our fund.

This year Susan will take the helm of our 19th Annual Benfit, Cards For A Cure. The event will be held at the Pine Brook Country Club in Weston, MA, on Thursday, October 23rd. For more information, contact Missy Cohen-Fyffe at mcfyffe1@comcast.net.

A Fabulous Night!

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Thanks to our wonderful photographer, Dan Pettengill, we can share the festivities of our 18th Annual benefit with all of you!

If you’d like to order photos from the event, all proceeds will also benefit our fund! Just click on the link above, and you’ll be ready to go!

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Ken and Susan better ESSCO-MGH-2013-0126-5882

Lori better ESSCO-MGH-2013-0198-6013

Lynn at Podium ESSCO-MGH-2013-0151-5920

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Sandy and John Gillis winning ESSCO-MGH-2013-0172-5957

T-Shirts Make Great Holiday Gifts

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Order your GAMESETCURE T-shirts today and get a head start on your holiday shopping!  Just click on the link below to access the order form.  All T-Shirts are $30 and proceeds go to the ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund!

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