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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 2024 January 16, 2024 Opening dinner at Glyndon Grill. Please send your check, which is your RSVP, to Linda Barton. Price remains at $32 per person. Menu items are the same as last year.

FEBRUARY 2024 February 20, 2024 "Give Back" at Jilly's ALL DAY Lunch through Dinner. Come and enjoy delicious food. REMEMBER to mention MMCF to your waitstaff

MARCH 2024 Tuesday March 12, 2024 HONEYGROW 10:30am-10:00pm 10256 Mill Run Cir Owings Mills, MD Please RSVP to help us reach our min. for attendance. Copy and paste the address below to make your reservation.

APRIL 2024 April 9, 2024 RETER'S CRAB HOUSE Come join us at this delicious restaurant for lunch &/or dinner (yes, we'd love to see you at both!). You MUST tell your waitperson that you are with MMCF. You can tell them, show your paper flyer, or the flyer on your phone.

MAY 2024 MAY 21, 2024 the Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille 2 Restaurant Park Drive Owings Mills 21117 410-501-3822 11 AM to 1 AM (YES! That's really 1 AM) Eat in or take out Just let your waitstaff know you are with MMCF. Enjoy delicious food and... MARGARITA TUESDAY All day, great margarita's for $1. We look forward to seeing you there.

JUNE 2024~ 2 Events! June 10, 2024 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. 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. Questions? Please reply to this email or call Jeremy Hiken at 443-834-5290 or Scott Edwards at 410-340-1113. June 11, 2024 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 2024 July 15, 2024 "Give Back" at Jilly's ALL DAY Lunch through Dinner. Come and enjoy delicious food. REMEMBER to mention MMCF to your waitstaff

AUGUST 2024 3rd Annual Crab Feast Date: TBD Location: Chestnut Ridge VFD

SEPTEMBER 2024 September 17th Potluck Dinner Location TBD

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2024 TBD Donor. May be inperson this year.

DECEMBER 2024 Holiday Gift Exchange Date TBD Location to be determined. Another fun event with dessert and Gift Exchange. The $20 gift you bring needs to be wrapped.


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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