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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 10, 2013
Me Fine Foundation to be Featured on 2013 Helmet of Hope
Me Fine Chosen as One of 12 Charities Shown on Jimmie Johnson’s Helmet of Hope During August 2013 Sprint Cup