The 2014 Me Fine Gala was a huge success! Thanks to our sponsors, volunteers and attendees, we raised over $102,000 for critically ill children and their families. We’re so thankful for everyone’s support and hope to see you next year! Continue reading
In conjunction with Me Fine’s Annual Pledge Drive, some celebrities from the sports world have traded their uniforms for a microphone to give their support to the Foundation. Recently Chris Archer, Heather O’Reilly and Jay Harrison all recorded radio commercials to help Me Fine spread the word about the work it does in the community. You can listen to each commercial by clicking on the photos below. Enjoy! Continue reading
Me Fine and a local Major League Baseball star recently redefined “teamwork”. Clayton native and MLB sensation for the Tampa Rays, Chris Archer, has paired work with his Archway Foundation and Me Fine. The Archway Foundation was founded on Chris’s desire to help local youth achieve their dreams the same way he did, by empowerment and support. Continue reading
The Me Fine Foundation is privileged to meet brave and amazing families throughout our services at Duke and UNC Hospitals. One exceptional mom, Elissa Gaus and her son, Micah, have been strong advocates for children with cancer. Continue reading
One of the bravest women I know is a 31-year-old single mom named Elissa Gaus.
Elissa’s world shattered on May 7, 2010. It was the day her 4-year-old son Micah was diagnosed with a baseball-sized brain tumor. Since that time, Micah has endured five surgeries, 46 rounds of radiation to his brain and spine, and has had to relearn how to breathe, sit up, walk, eat and — due to a tracheostomy — speak. After two years of fighting hard to regain his abilities, Micah was re-diagnosed in May of 2012 with two more inoperable tumors in his brain and a spinal tumor. Micah has been receiving daily chemotherapy and bi-weekly infusion treatments at Duke Children’s Hospital. Continue reading
Our founder, Lori Lee was one of the 10 honorees selected in the 2013 L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth campaign.
Tuesday night, I sat within ten feet of an Academy-Award winner, two Grammy winners, an Emmy nominee, a network TV host, multiple international models and the president of a globally-recognized brand. Those were not the most impressive people in the room. You see, that honor went to the ten women who were the focus of the evening at the 2013 L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth Gala. These women embodied determination, focus, resolve and in many cases, personal triumph amidst unspeakable tragedy. Continue reading
Joey Powell, the executive director of the Me Fine Foundation, talks with WRAL about the nonprofit’s push to help sick children get a great view of the 2013 WRAL-TV Raleigh Christmas Parade.
View the video from WRAL here.
L’Oréal Paris ~ Women Of Worth – Me Fine Foundation, Lori K. Lee
We are so excited to announce that Me Fine Foundation’s founder, Lori Lee, is one of L’Oreal Paris USA 2013 Women of Worth finalists! If Lori wins, Me Fine Foundation will receive up to $35,000 to help more families in need of support. Official Rules Here. Continue reading
Me Fine Foundation and Striving For More Merger
Dear Me Fine Family and Friends,
I write this letter to share my excitement with you. Usually, we try to keep mass communication with you to a minimum, so you should already suspect that this is a big deal. Continue reading