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Mollie's Fund Wins Effies

We are proud to announce that Mollie's fund has won two 2016 Effie awards - one Gold and one Silver for our very successful "Killer Tan" PSA. Jack and Maggie Biggane were in attendance to receive the awards.

Melanoma Awareness & Education

Melanoma Awareness
& Education
Our mission is to increase awareness for melanoma prevention, provide information and services on skin cancer detection, and support melanoma patients through education of the latest treatments.
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Our Mission

Our mission is to increase awareness for melanoma prevention, provide information and services on skin cancer detection, and support melanoma patients through education of the latest treatments.

 

Are You At Risk?

Do I frequently work or play in the sun between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM without wearing a hat?

Special News

Mollie’s Fund is proud to partner with fellow Melanoma Action Coalition members and the Melanoma Foundation of New England on a special skin cancer and melanoma educational outreach to hair stylists and beauticians throughout the United States. The “Skinny On Skin” is an online program targeted for hair stylists, estheticians, nail technicians and other skin […]

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Upcoming Events

May 01, 2018 - August 31, 2018

The Hampton Jitney will feature our iconic bikini PSA’s – “Odds of being attacked by a Shark – 1
in 65,000,000. Odds of developing Skin Cancer – 1 in 5” and “Odds of being struck by Lightning
– 1 in 700,000. Odds of developing Skin Cancer – 1 in 5”.

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May 01, 2018 - May 31, 2018

In celebration of May Melanoma Awareness Month, Mollie’s Fund will co-sponsor with the Garden City Public School’s Health Committee skin cancer and melanoma awareness programs throughout the district. Students and parents will receive a myriad of resources that will educate them about incorporating sun safety behaviors into everyday living. The Health and Safety Committee will be posting pertinent materials that emphasize that skin cancer is preventable with suggestions for a Sun Safe Summer.

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May 26, 2018

Garden City Middle School — Garden City, NY

Garden City Middle School, 6 th Grade “Sun Safety” Program, Students will view “The Dark Side of the Sun”, a video produced by Mollie’s Fund which discusses skin cancer and Mollie’s personal battle. Dr. Ted Daly, GC Dermatology, will review with the students concepts taught in the film.

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June 06, 2018

North Fork Country Club — Cutchogue, NY

Eastern Long Island Hospital Annual Golf Tournament at North Fork Country Club, Cutchogue, New York. Mollie’s Fun will supply sunscreen and hats for golfers.

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News & Developments

Mollie’s Fund will provide Garden City park residents with free sunscreen dispensers. Eight local parks will feature free sunscreen that will make these recreational areas a healthier place to play and enjoy!

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Mollie’s Fund has selected widespread and diverse platforms to promote skin cancer awareness on television and radio this summer. These programs represent Mollie’s Fund outreach to millions to educate them about the necessity of sun safe behaviors and the importance of skin checks. *WABC-TV – UV index sponsorship, WCBS-TV – 10 second PSA’s, WNBC-TV – […]

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More than 800 industry leaders attended the annual MM&M Awards at Wall Street’s Cipriani Restaurant on Oct. 19th. These winners represent the best in creativity, effectiveness, healthcare marketing, communications and media. Mollie’s Fund’s “Mr. Sun”, created by Area 23, captured the prestigious Titanium Award for Best in Show. Reaves West, this year’s Chair of Judges, gave the film high praise for how it’s “changed the discussion around a disease.” The PSA had 2 million video views and 1.2 million media impressions.

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