The St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer presented local cancer charities with donations totaling more than a quarter of a million dollars at a luncheon emceed by Guy Phillips, KYKY-FM morning personality. The funds were raised at the 41st annual fund-raising benefit dinner and other events held by the Men’s Group Against Cancer in 2010.
The grant presentation, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Clayton, was the organization’s 41st annual luncheon. To date, St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer has raised more than $3 million for local cancer charities. “The St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer is proud to be the only organization that brings the entire St Louis cancer community together,” said Margie Price, executive director. “This luncheon is the highlight of the year for us to see the impact on how these funds have made life better for cancer victims and their families in the St. Louis area. It is always exciting to see all of the hard work the organization does culminate with the presenting of donations at this luncheon,” Price continued.
Proceeds were donated to 22 local cancer-related charities dedicated to research, prevention and care of cancer patients and their families in the St. Louis area. Charities receiving funds included:
Cancer Support Community (formerly the Wellness Community)
St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, Men’s Cancer Healthy Program
BJC Breast health Center
Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Developmental Therapeutics Program
Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Prostate Risk Stratification
Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center MBE Prostate Screening
Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Young Women’s Breast Cancer program
Missouri Baptist, Cancer palliative Care Service
Saint Louis University Cancer Center, Hereditary Cancer Program
Saint Louis University Cancer Center Prostate Cancer screenings
Gateway to Hope
The St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer is a non-profit, charitable organization that raises money for research, prevention and care for cancer patients and their families. Cancer-related organizations in the St. Louis area receive the net proceeds from the group’s fundraising efforts