The latest news from Purple Promise


5th Annual South End Shuffle 5K & Mile Run

June 12, 2018

The Purple Promise Foundation to End Melanoma is excited to announce we will be participating again with our friends at Skufca Law, Wooden Robot Brewery and Beacon Partners for the 5th Annual South End Shuffle 5K and Mile Run on 9/8/2018.

Purple Promise Continues Strategic Relationship with Levine Cancer Institute

December 15, 2017

The Purple Promise Foundation to End Melanoma continues the strategic relationship with Levine Cancer Institute and Atrium Health Foundation to support new innovative melanoma research studies through a $62,000 grant.

Girl Scouts Learn about Sun Safety

August 10, 2016

The Purple Promise to End Melanoma continued our great relationship with the Girl Scouts of the Nation's Capital to promote Sun Safety Awareness to 1200 Girl Scouts this Summer!

Update on Melanoma Immunotherapy Research Project at Carolinas Medical Center

August 1, 2013

Please join us in congratulating Sarah Teague, a rising senior at N.C. State University. Not only was she accepted into the Cannon Summer Scholar Program at the Carolinas Medical Center working with the amazing Dr. David Fourneau and Dr. Richard White on the melanoma immunotherapy research project that is part of the grant funded by us here at the Purple Promise Foundation to end Melanoma, she won the award for best Summer student Presentation for her talk titled- “Melanoma Immunotherapy; macrophage conditioning to restore immune potency against Melanoma."

Purple Promise Supports The Girl Scouts

January 1, 2012


Melanoma Fund Receives Gift from Purple Promise Foundation

December 8, 2011

On November 14, David and Donna Hodgkins presented Richard White, M.D., Asim Amin, M.D., Ph.D., and David Foureau, Ph.D. with a $25,000 check in support of the Carolinas Melanoma and Immunotherapy Fund at Carolinas Medical Center.  The Hodgkins’ gift was made in memory of their daughter, Jessica, who lost her battle with melanoma on April 24, 2008. She was just 30 years old.


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