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Donors and Giving

Cancer touches everyone in our community. At the MCW Cancer Center, we aim to do everything humanly possible to eradicate the cancer burden and disparities that persist across the state of Wisconsin. With your generosity, we’re advancing cancer research and translating discoveries into new therapeutics and prevention strategies, so that patients and families can live healthier, longer lives.
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Greg Sensiba Memorial: A Family Inspired to Give Back

Each year, a memorial golf event held in honor of Greg Sensiba helps raise funds for the MCW Grace Clinic to support patient care and make a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer.

Greg's Story
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Philanthropic Partnership Fuels Cancer Discoveries

MCW Cancer Center scientists are making a difference with the help of WBCS, Inc., an all-volunteer organization whose investments have led to advancements in the treatment of breast and prostate cancer (pages 28-29).

MCW Magazine (PDF)
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Stay up to date on recent MCW Cancer Center scientific discoveries, leadership and faculty updates, philanthropic announcements, and more by subscribing to our monthly e-newsletter. 

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MACC Fund Pledges $25 million to MCW and Children's Wisconsin

Since its creation in 1976, gifts from the MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer) continue to improve survival rates and quality of life for children diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders.

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Linda T. and John A. Mellowes Invest in Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Research

The Linda T. and John A. Mellowes Center for Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine honors a Milwaukee family’s $10 million gift to support new research to study the human genome and its ability to transform patient diagnosis and treatment.

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Measuring Success by the Impact We Make on the Health of Our Community

The MCW Cancer Center is honored to be recognized for its advancements in cancer discoveries, bringing innovative treatments and life-changing clinical trials to people across Wisconsin. Learn more about our programs, impact, and progress.

View the MCW Cancer Center fact sheet (PDF)

Philanthropic Board

The Philanthropic Board helps to guide our mission and vision by raising awareness of the MCW Cancer Center as a leader in cancer research and care. Comprised of prominent business, professional, and civic leaders, the Philanthropic Board works together with the community to secure the financial and non-financial resources needed to advance cancer discoveries, including:

  • Pilot funding, which allows researchers to develop a track record to compete for and leverage long-term federal funds
  • Bridge funding for researchers while they renew grants
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Nomination Process
To learn about the nomination process for the Philanthropic Board, please contact Linda Kiewit, Senior Director of Development.

Ginny Bolger
Therese Burkhart
Alicia Gathman
Walter Kunicki
Joan Lubar
Mike Mahoney
Alan Murphy
Kelly Noyes
Morgan Oldenburg
Laura Peck
Alyssa Schaller
Rick Schmidt
Don Shane
Mona Theobald
Amalia Todryk
Susan Van Deuren Donovan
Cathy White
Nelson Williams

Contact Us

If you have any questions about making a gift, contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at (414) 955-4700 or 

Linda Kiewit, MBA

Senior Director of Development
Office of Institutional Advancement & Alumni Relations