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Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation (MMCF) is a Maryland-based 501(c)3 charitable organization working to support cancer patients and their families within the state. 


Since 1957, MMCF members have volunteered their time and efforts to actively raise funds to provide services which improve the quality of life for people and families dealing with a cancer diagnosis. We partner with area hospitals providing treatment and therapy, and a variety of organizations offering education in prevention/early identification, respite care and diversions from treatment.

Fundraising efforts have gone toward:

  • sending children to camp

  • purchasing infusion chairs, special scales & more comfortable exam tables  

  • paying for transportation vouchers

  • providing phone cards

  • funding for wigs

  • purchasing supplies for art therapy

  • helping pay for additional needs not covered by insurance

  • funding for videos, books and games for children receiving treatment

Fundraising activities have included:​

  • Ad Book

  • Auctions


  • Bowling

  • Bus Trips to shows and museums

  • Crab Feasts

  • Fashion shows

  • Galas

  • Mitzvah Cards (see below for the cards offered)

  • Nearly New Sales

  • Restaurant "Give Back Nights"

  • Selling bracelets designed by cancer survivors  

  • Selling cookbooks

  • you can help with your everyday Amazon shopping...

                        Please designate Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation as your charity when shopping on Amazon.  In order to do this, you will need to use the above URL (not and type in “Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation” in the space for designating your charity. This is an easy way for MMCF to raise funds for our philanthropic recipients. Your help is needed and very much appreciated.

Donate to MMCF

Use the DONATE button on the right on your computer (not phone or tablet)  to use PayPal or your charge card  (if necessary follow up PayPal donation with an email indicating to whom the donation is in memory/honor of and please include your address)


send your check to


c/o Gail Coppel

9 Old Creek Court

Owings Mills, MD 21117

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Thank You

Available Mitzvah Cards~to order please contact

Linda Barton @ 443-870-3487

Upcoming Events

JANUARY JANUARY 17, 2023 6:30 PM HAPPY NEW YEAR Our OPENING DINNER is once again at the delicious Glyndon Grill. The cost is the same $32/pp Your check is your reservation. Please send it to Linda Barton before 1/9.

FEBRUARY/MARCH/MAY/JULY/SEPTEMBER/NOVEMBER We are open to ideas and suggestions for fundraising ideas.

APRIL April 19, 2023 11AM-9PM WHITE OAK TAVERN 10030 Baltimore National Pike (Enchanted Forest Shopping Center) FUNDRAISING at a delicious restaurant. Eat in or Take out. You must leave your receipt in the basket at the door. How easy is that! No flyer or need to announce who you are with. Come and eat at this gem of a restaurant.

MAY 2 EVENTS!!! May 1st Reter's Crabhouse & Grille Fundraiser at Reter's Crabhouse & Grille. Your MUST tell your server that you are will MMCF. Come and enjoy. It's also AUCE Shrimp Special for $17.99 May 22, 2023 Golf Tournament at Surbarban Country Club 7600 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21208 Why: To honor the memory of two amazing people, Buzz Hiken and Lynne Hiken (nee Schneider) and raise funds for the Dr. Sanford J. Siegel ZERO Prostate Cancer Walk/Run and the Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation. New this year: Sports memorabilia auction and $10,000 hole-in-one contest You do not have to play golf or attend in order to donate, but we would love to see you there! If you cannot attend but still want to make a donation, please make a donation of your choosing by check or Venmo (see details below). Questions? Please reply to this email or call Jeremy Hiken at 443-834-5290 or Scott Edwards at 410-340-1113. Tournament Details: Registration costs: $50 per non-golfing attendee (no charge for children 12 and under) $180 per golfer Sponsorship levels (please note that sponsorship costs do not include golfer registration costs): $200: Welcome Table Sponsor (recognition at registration table; 1 sponsorship available) $250: Hole Sponsor (recognition at a hole of your choosing) $250: Lunch Sponsor (recognition on lunch buffet table; 1 sponsorship available) $1,000: Cart Sponsor (recognition on all golf carts; 1 sponsorship available) All of the above include lunch. Payment is by one of two methods: check or Venmo. Please make checks payable to Jeremy Hiken with "Hiken-Schneider Golf Tournament" in the memo line and send to 11705 Huntsworth Lane, Owings Mills, MD 21117. Please send Venmo payments to @Jeremy-Hiken. Schedule of Events: 7:30am - Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00am - Shotgun Golf Tournament 1:00pm - Lunch 2:00pm - Awards and Sponsor Recognition

JUNE June 13, 2023 Oscar's Alehouse Restaurant 1438 Liberty Road Eldersburg, MD 21784 Fundraiser 11AM-9PM This eva!! Donate, Attend, Volunteer to man the tables....come out and enjoy an yummy restaurant and a good time! (You do not need to be present to claim your winning auction item)

JULY JULY 24, 2023 Fundraiser at Jilly's in Pikesville Jilly's is donating 15% of receipts during lunch and dinner when MMCF is mentioned. ADDITIONALLY!!!! Beginning at 7:00PM MMCF will be hosting a Trivia Game. Prizes will be awarded to teams placing 1st and 2nd.

AUGUST August 19, 2023 MMCF CRAB FEAST 4-8 PM (more information to follow) Glyndon Volunteer Fire Department Menu by Conrad’s Crabs: •Crabs •Maryland Corn on the Cob •Pit Beef •Roasted Chicken •Potato Rolls and Condiments •Chesapeake Chips •Caesar Salad •Tomato and Cucumber Salad •Watermelon •Sheet Cake •Soda/Water This year BYOB!!!!

SEPTEMBER September 19, 2023 Boxed Dinner & Meeting 6-7:30 PM at the Owings Mills Library Metro Station More details to follow

OCTOBER: No Donor Donor TBD

DECEMBER Holiday Gift Exchange TBD

Some candids from our Crab Feast event 8/22

Opening Dinner 2023

Glyndon Grill


We are excited to announce a new way MMCF can raise money.  The GEM PATRON PROJECT. A Patron is a non member with the desire to support MMCF in our endeavor to help those living with cancer.

A Patron will be acknowledged in our annual Ad book.  The levels of giving are:


$50-$74- Sapphire                    Use this 

$75-$99- Emerald                     PDF for the 

$100+ - Diamond                      letter to send out



Ask your spouse, siblings, children, cousins, friends, grandchildren....  the sky’s the limit.  With their support, we can be more successful and help more people!!!  Attached is our letter promoting our GEM PATRON PROGRAM.  Feel free to download it and send it to friends and family.  The second page of the letter is a receipt for Patron participants to keep for their tax records. 

Any questions? Call Jodie 410-654-4920 or Merle 410-356-3627

We'd love to hear from you.

Contact us to learn how you can join our service-oriented organization, get information & order cards.

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