Cancer Center

Get Involved and Support the MCW Cancer Center

Research Cures Cancer

Your donation supports MCW investigators and clinicians and their innovative research in the causes, prevention, yearly detection and treatment of cancer.

Private donations are particularly important to the development of novel ideas and projects, new investigators, and to the future of cancer research.

Gifts to the Cancer Center are used to award seed grants that provide investigators with the initial support they need to further their science, collect data, publish, and secure peer-reviewed funding and help us attract the best and brightest cancer-focused faculty.

Upcoming Events

Cancer Crush

Help science crush cancer – by stepping out in a fresh new way. Join us for the inaugural Cancer Crush, a progressive run/walk/bike summer-long challenge to benefit cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin in partnership with Froedtert Hospital. The challenge begins the week of June 3 and culminates with a one- or five-mile group run/walk on September 22 at F&MCW. Register, track your progress all summer, raise funds and get ready to crush cancer! To become a sponsor or get more information, contact Anne Bolles at (414) 955-4520 or Online registration opens May 15 at

hosted by High Voltage, will be held on Sunday, January 13, from 11 am – 5 pm on the lagoon at Wilson Park in Milwaukee, WI.

Strikes for Hope Charity Bowling Tournament

Brothers Dave and Brian Ellenbecker began planning the charity event after their mother was diagnosed with uterine cancer in 2006. She recovered and Strikes for Hope was launched. Since 2009, they have raised nearly $130,000 for research at the MCW Cancer Center through this event and other fundraising activities.


RENEWAL- Research Exploring New Amyloidosis Learning

RENEWAL (Research Exploring New Amyloidosis Learning) is an initiative that was developed to create awareness about amyloidosis, a rare disease that occurs when abnormal proteins called amyloid build up in the body.

Events Contact Information

Peggy LeBrun
Director of Volunteer and Event Fundraising
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

(414) 955-4503 |

All Cancer Center Fundraising Events