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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Mutual Funds Against Cancer Announces New Name | Press Releases | Press & News
    whole now extending well beyond the mutual fund industry Founder and Chairman Frank Strauss spoke before 500 guests at the 7th Annual Expect Miracles Wine Spirits Charity Event noting that MFAC has grown rapidly over the past five years and more importantly grown into a key player in the financial industry s fight against cancer With the support of several top financial firms MFAC has expanded its reach not only nationally but on a global scale as well Strauss stated with the same heart and the same mission the new brand identity of Expect Miracles Foundation Financial Services Against Cancer will empower the entire financial community to support and partner in our mission The transition of the new name and brand identity will be completed in January The Expect Miracles Foundation will continue running its portfolio of signature events including the Expect Miracles Charity Golf Classics in Boston MA and Newport Beach CA and the Expect Miracles Wine Spirits Charity Event In addition to their sold out charity events the non profit will also expand with a focus on two major initiatives in 2011 including The Expect Miracle Awards and the Miracle Maker Leadership Council MMLC The Expect Miracles Awards recognize individuals and firms within the financial community for their outstanding support and commitment to the fight against cancer James Stowers Founder and Chairman of American Century Investments was the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient at the 2010 Expect Miracles Awards The 2011 Expect Miracles Awards will take place on April 5th in New York City The Miracle Maker Leadership Council MMLC is a select group of current and future leaders within the financial community whose mission is to expand the Expect Miracles Foundation s position as the industry s leading advocate in the war on cancer Through advocacy financial support

    Original URL path: http://www.expectmiraclesfoundation.org/mutual-funds-against-cancer-announces-new-name (2016-05-02)
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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Press Releases | Press & News | Page 3
    services industry in the fight against cancer receiving support and sponsorship from top financial services firms and industry luminaries The MMLC is a select group of current and future leaders in the financial community whose mission is to direct funding to cancer fighting causes and patient care programs where such support is not always readily available The MMLC is funded through individual contributions from MMLC members who annually select recipients of the funding awards Read more Winners of the 2012 Expect Miracles Awards Sponsored by American Century Investments Announced at Institutional Investor Gala in NYC CIBC and Huntington Bank Honored With Corporate Awards Boston MA As Charity of Choice for the sixth year in a row Expect Miracles Foundation was proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Expect Miracles Awards sponsored by American Century Investments on April 5th at Institutional Investor s 19th Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City The Expect Miracles Awards recognize individuals and firms within the financial community for their outstanding support commitment and dedication to the fight against cancer As a firm that has set the bar for industry excellence in corporate social responsibility in the cancer realm the Foundation was elated to have American Century Investments as the Expect Miracles Awards sponsor for a second year Peter Cieszko Sr Vice President North America at American Century Investments presented the corporate awards Read more Call For Submissions for Expect Miracles Foundation s Miracle Maker Leadership Council 2012 Funding Award Inaugural Funding Award by Financial Leaders Will Direct Funds to Cancer Fighting Causes BOSTON and NEW YORK BUSINESS WIRE Expect Miracles Foundation Financial Services Against Cancer is calling for submissions for its Miracle Maker Leadership Council MMLC 2012 Funding Award The application deadline is March 5 2012 with notification

    Original URL path: http://www.expectmiraclesfoundation.org/Press-News/Press-Releases/Page-2 (2016-05-02)
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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles Foundation’s 2013 MMLC Funding Award Call For Applications | Press Releases | Press & News
    23 000 to three charitable organizations in support of their efforts in the fight against cancer These inaugural funding awards were granted to Friends of Julie The Joe Andruzzi Foundation and The SAMFund For 2012 highlights click here We aim to serve as many patients as possible continually growing our giving to meet the immeasurable need The MMLC s contribution to our Patient Touchdown Program directly assisted over 14 families in their battle with cancer said Jen Andruzzi Executive Director of the Joe Andruzzi Foundation The Miracle Maker Leadership Council s mission is to provide funding to cancer fighting causes and patient care programs where such support is not always readily available The MMLC is comprised of influential leaders in the financial community and empowers individuals to make a personal difference in the fight against cancer MMLC members review applications deliberate and select the charities to receive the MMLC Funding Awards Although there are no specific guidelines on the size annual budget or annual fundraising of a recipient organization the MMLC program is designed to assist organizations where funding is not always readily available In selecting the award recipient MMLC members will give priority to Focus Cancer related services programs prevention or awareness Impact Ability to materially impact an organization or a specific program with documentation Strategic Relevance Initiatives complementing the Foundation s mission Status Must have 501 c 3 status as defined by the IRS The 2013 MMLC Funding Award application is available at www expectmiraclesfoundation org funding award application For additional information on the MMLC Funding Award and application process please contact Alana Chin Development Events Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 617 391 9235 Individuals can join the MMLC by committing to three consecutive years

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles Foundation’s 4th Annual Kids Golf Day to be Held at Fenway Park This Summer | Press Releases | Press & News
    100th anniversary The Foundation is inviting over 100 kids who have been impacted by cancer and their families to come together on August 1 2012 to experience Fenway Park like never before Expect Miracles Foundation is one of the leading advocates in the fight against cancer within the financial services industry Proceeds benefit cancer patient care initiatives nationwide and cutting edge cancer research at the Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science at Dana Farber Cancer Institute Expect Miracles Kids Golf Day was established to directly serve and support families in the community impacted by cancer allowing them to build confidence and memories together Expect Miracles Kids Golf Day will include the following Custom mini golf course Golf Skills Clinic by PGA Professional Jim Tennant with drills like Velcro Man Interactive activity stations for all ages Photo opportunity with Red Sox mascot Wally The Green Monster Right field roof deck luncheon with an awards presentation College scholarship will be presented post event to a cancer survivor on the field during a Red Sox pre game ceremony Our aim is to give kids and their families an exciting once in a lifetime experience at Fenway Park to create lasting memories together For one day we hope to provide an outlet to escape the day to day struggle with this challenging disease said Executive Director Christina E Thirkell It is a special day for the Foundation and the community to come together and support these courageous families she added Corporate supporters of Kids Golf Day are invited to bring their leadership and employees to attend or volunteer at the event For more information on sponsorship opportunities individual contributions or event participation contact Christina E Thirkell at 617 515 3241 or This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles Foundation-Financial Services Against Cancer Named to Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center’s the one hundred List | Press Releases | Press & News
    financial services industry in the fight against cancer receiving support and sponsorship from top financial services firms and industry luminaries nationwide Each year since 2008 the MGH Cancer Center has selected 100 individuals groups or organizations from all walks of life to recognize their many contributions to fighting cancer From names well known to the public to those unsung heroes who work quietly each day the one hundred connects these people and tells their stories Nominations for this year s list came from across the country and around the globe Expect Miracles the one hundred profile can be viewed here This is truly a prestigious honor and we thank the Mass General Cancer Center for this recognition said Frank Strauss Chairman and Founder Expect Miracles Foundation We are thrilled to be part of the one hundred a group that has made valuable contributions to the cancer community and extend our congratulations to all the honorees We also thank the Expect Miracles contributors and partners whose continued support enables our work on behalf of cancer patients and their families the one hundred is a key fundraiser for the MGH Cancer Center A gala reception honoring this year s recipients will take place this evening at the Westin Boston Waterfront Academy Award winner Matt Damon who participated in the 2011 gala returns to continue his support of the Cancer Center and this year s honorees Funds raised at the gala support research patient care education and community outreach programs Founded in 1995 Expect Miracles Foundation formerly Mutual Funds Against Cancer has raised more than 8 million in the fight against cancer through events and programs including the Expect Miracles East and West Coast Golf Classics Expect Miracles Wine Spirits Charity Event and its newest initiative the Miracle Maker Leadership Council In addition

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Former State Street Executive Appointed Board President at Leading Cancer Foundation | Press Releases | Press & News
    Expect Miracles Foundation s Board of Directors Expect Miracles Foundation one of the leading advocates in the fight against cancer within the financial services industry supports cancer patient care initiatives nationwide and cutting edge cancer research at the Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science at Dana Farber Cancer Institute The Foundation s donor and support base include the top financial firms in the country along with industry luminaries Mr Enos began his career at KPMG Peat Marwick In 1985 he joined State Street Corporation in the Mutual Fund Services business and led the offshore Cayman business In 1996 he was named Managing Director of Europe and Canada and was instrumental in leading State Street s European expansion In 2002 Enos initiated State Street s move into the Alternative Investment Solutions business through the acquisition of IFS and built it into an industry leadership position After 26 years Enos retired from State Street Corporation in June of 2011 Enos provided insight and leadership on a number of professional corporate and executive boards both in the US and abroad The Foundation is honored Mr Enos has accepted the position of Board President His demonstrated leadership within the financial industry along with his passion and commitment for philanthropy will be key assets in growing the Foundation said Frank Strauss Founder and Chairman of Expect Miracles Foundation It has been a privilege to be involved with Expect Miracles from the beginning and witness the Foundation s monumental journey I am honored to be elected as President of the Board of Directors and help rally the industry to join the movement to make cancer history said Enos In the community Enos is President and Founder of the Bill Blackwell Charitable Foundation Director for the Boys and Girls Club of Taunton Founding Director of the Taunton

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Expect Miracles Foundation/Miracle Maker Leadership Council Present Funding Awards at Boston Reception | Press Releases | Press & News
    co chairs Don DeBolt Vice President of Business Development for Data Communique and Ken Starr Vice President Interactive Data Corp presented the awards at last evening s event Our heartfelt congratulations to the recipients of the first annual MMLC Funding Awards said Frank Strauss Chairman and Founder Expect Miracles Foundation We are delighted to provide our support to organizations whose work clearly complements that of the Expect Miracles Foundation We applaud their efforts on behalf of cancer patients cancer survivors and their families Representatives from the recipient organizations were on hand to receive the awards Each of the non profits has a distinct mission Friends of Julie raises funds for parents with late stage cancer and their families so they can make memories together away from the daily realities of cancer It is headquartered in Hanover Massachusetts Joe Andruzzi Foundation provides financial assistance for patients and their families and also funds pediatric brain cancer research The MMLC grant will fund the Patient Touchdown Program a new initiative that provides 700 grants to families in need The Foundation is headquartered in Mansfield Massachusetts The SAMFund helps young adults recover from the financial impact of cancer treatment and bring them one step closer to achieving their personal professional and educational goals It is headquartered in Boston In selecting the award recipients MMLC members gave priority to initiatives demonstrating sustainable benefits to the communities where Expect Miracles Foundation events are held and Foundation supporters and MMLC members live They also focused on being able to materially impact an organization or a specific program of an organization and also looked for initiatives that complement the Foundation s mission The MMLC program is not designed to assist in funding large institutional or national entities said Starr Our focus is on smaller organizations founded here in

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  • Expect Miracles Foundation Winners of the 2012 Expect Miracles Awards, Sponsored by American Century Investments, Announced at Institutional Investor Gala in NYC | Press Releases | Press & News
    million in American Century profits have provided funding for research to find cures for cancer and other gene based diseases The commitment of financial services firms to eradicating cancer is awe inspiring and a testament to the true character of the individuals and companies that comprise our industry The Corporate Commitment Award was awarded to CIBC for their 20 year support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation s vision for a future without breast cancer raising almost 30 million to date and sponsoring the CIBC Run for the Cure Huntington Bank was awarded the Company for a Cure Award for their sponsorship of Pelotonia a grassroots 180 mile 2 day bike ride that raised over 2 million dollars in 2011 for cancer research The individual awards were presented by Christina E Thirkell executive director of Expect Miracles Foundation Stephen J Czech CIO and Managing Partner of Czech Asset Management L P and Dee Dee Ricks Founder of Ricks Consulting Group Inc were honored with the Miracle Maker Leadership Awards for their exceptional work in the fight against cancer Czech was recognized for establishing the Mikey Czech Foundation dedicated to financing the creation and operation of a translational research laboratory for the study of DIPG brain tumors Ricks was honored for her extensive advocacy work helping improve the standard of care for underserved individuals diagnosed with cancer John London Founder of Suttonbrook Capital Management received the Inspirational Contributor Award London was given this honor for funding four new clinical trials in 2011 through his Foundation Solving Kids Cancer Our Foundation was honored to recognize and celebrate both winners and nominees for their inspirational achievements and the impact they have made on their peers the financial community and most importantly the war against cancer stated Thirkell To learn more about the 2012

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