One of the many efforts the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation is dedicated to, is the support of cancer research. Organized fundraisers, as well as public contributions and sponsorships are one of the pivital methods the foundation raises funds to be used for this purpose. Although, the money raised from fundraisers and other forms of contribution are dispersed towards the many efforts that the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation was established for and continues to work towards.
"Geico Hosts Fundraiser for the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation"
September 10th, 2002 the employees of Geico Insurance Company, located at 750 Woodbury Road in Woodbury, New York gathered to raise money for the MSCF.
Over forty items were raffled off. Geico's contributions as well as their employees made the fundraiser a tremendous success.
Thousands of dollars were raised and will be distributed to the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for research and development of cancer diagnostics and treatments.
"Mr. America Pageant" Dinner Dance
On November 6, 2003, the Stolfa Foundation hosted it's very first "Mr. America Pageant" dinner gala in honor of those touched by breast cancer. The fundraiser was a tremendous success and raised thousands of dollars towards the research of breast cancer.
The pageant was a tremendous success and raised thousands to benefit areas of breastcancer.
Mary Stolfa with Gerri Barrish, Cancer Liason for Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi, and Dr. Mark Baptiste, Director of Chronic Disease from Governor George Pataki's Office.
"AVON SNOWMAN FUNDRAISER"
December 2003: Debbie; an Avon Representative working in Nassau County held a "Snowman" Fundraiser throughout the entire month of December.
The Snowman successfully raised hundreds of dollars that was donated to the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation.
April 2, 2004, "LAS VEGAS" moved to New York. The Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation hosted "VEGAS NIGHT" to raise money for Lymphoma and Leukemia.
The evening consisted of dinner, dancing, and casino fun! Prizes such as an appearance on NBC television comedy "SCRUBS", over twenty autographed scripts and pictures from your favorite television shows such as "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "The Sopranos", golf clubs, camera's, a brand new "SLOT MACHINE", and much, much more were given away that night.
The fundraiser was a tremendous success and raised thousands of dollars to benefit an extremely important cause-- LYMPHOMA AND LEUKEMIA. Proceeds will be dispersed to assist in all areas of both diseases.
The event was a tremendous success and raised thousands of dollars. Pictured here are some of the sixty or so wonderful items, such as a poster autographed by the "Sopranos" cast and an appearance on NBC television show "Scrubs", that were donated and given away that evening.
Two of the guests enjoying a game of blackjack the evening of the event, helping to raise money for Lymphoma and Leukemia.
More guests play to raise money for an extremely important cause.
Cut for a Cure
November 7, 2004 the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation hosted "CUT FOR A CURE" in conjunction with the "Gift Program" at Stony Brook University Hospital. The event had many salons generously donate their products, talent, time, and services to raise money for breast cancer. Many clients of the salons also made generous contributions. The hard work, kindness, and generosity that these salons presented were absolutely remarkable and made the event an enormous success.
Salons that contributed for the event are as follows:
2104 Merrick Ave.
332 Lexington Ave
Oyster Bay, NY
Orpheus Salon & Spa
44 Main St.
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Capellini Salon and Day Spa
348 Jericho Tpke.
Second Annual "Mr. America Pageant" Dinner Dance
The evening was a great success and raised thousands to benefit all programs of the MSCF that assist cancer patients and their families.
The evening began with a speech to thank guests and all supporters, sponsors, and contributors. The "Bags" shown in this picture were for bids on each contestant. The show consisted of a tuxedo competition, bathing suit competition, and talent competition. The contestant with the most bids and raising the most money was the winner.
A second "Citation" was presented to the foundation for it's
efforts by Gerri Barrish on behalf of Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi.
"JEAN'S DAY FUNDRAISER"
Forest Brook Elementary School in Hauppauge held a "Jean's Day" Fundraiser on Friday, June 9, 2006 to benefit the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation. The event coordinated by Debbie Frankson; a teacher at the school raised funds by collecting donation from each faculty member wearing jeans that day!
"FAMILY FEUD" DINNER/DANCE On Thursday, June 15, 2006, The Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation presented "Family Feud". Several local companies faced off against each other to play the feud and succeeded in raising thousands of dollars. It was a wonderful evening and benefited an extremely important cause. Once again, the MSCF was presented with a citation from Nassau County for it's efforts in the fight against cancer.
Local businesses faced off against each other to play the feud. There were six teams in all.
Mary Stolfa thanked volunteers for all of their help and effort that made the evening a tremendous success.
Good old fashioned competition and fun filled the evening.
THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION AND THE LONG ISLAND DUCKS
THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION CAME TOGETHER WITH THE LONG ISLAND DUCKS!
ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2006, THE LONG ISLAND DUCKS HOSTED IT'S VERY FIRST "ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS" NIGHT.
THE CLUB TOOK ON THE SOMERSET PATRIOTS IN A GAME BENEFITING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS. THE DUCKS WORE COMMEMORATIVE PINK JERSEYS AND PLAYED WITH SPECIAL PINK BATS THAT WILL CONTINUE TO BE AUCTIONED OFF THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER. ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO THE PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS FROM THE QUACKERJACK FOUNDATION.
BETHPAGE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION AND GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER SIGNED ON AS THE EVENT'S CORPORATE SPONSORS. THEY PROVIDED 1,000 COPIES OF RAY NEGRON'S BEST SELLING BOOK THE BOY OF STEEL TO CHILDREN 14 AND UNDER. NEGRON WAS THERE THAT EVENING TO AUTOGRAPH THE BOOK, WHICH TEACHES A YOUNG BOY WITH CANCER THE IMPORTANT LESSON OF NEVER GIVING UP, THROUGH HIS LOVE OF BASEBALL. IN ADDITION, THE FIRST 1,500 ADULTS INTO THE BALLPARK RECEIVED COMMEMORATIVE PINK T-SHIRTS.
THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION, ALONG WITH OTHER ORGANIZATIONS, PARTICIPATED THE EVENING OF THE EVENT THAT ENDED WITH GREAT SUCCESS.
IT WAS A WONDERFUL DAY THAT RAISED MUCH NEEDED FUNDS AND BREAST CANCER AWARENESS THROUGHOUT LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK.
"BIRTHDAY FUNDRAISER FOR FOUR"
July 2007: A birthday celebration turned into a cancer crusade.
40th-50th-60th-70th birthdays for Teresa Mantione, Lorraine Chalavoutis, Lucy DiGiacomo and John Rizzuto. The generous foursome turned a birthday party into a fundraising event by asking that all gifts be made the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation.
The day was more than just a party to blow out candles; it was a celebration of life.
THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION AND THE LONG ISLAND DUCKS
ONCE AGAIN, THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION CAME TOGETHER WITH THE LONG ISLAND DUCKS!
ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2007, THE LONG ISLAND DUCKS HOSTED IT'S SECOND "ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS" NIGHT.
THE CLUB TOOK ON THE ROAD WARRIORS IN A GAME BENEFITING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS. THE DUCKS WORE COMMEMORATIVE PINK JERSEYS TO BE AUCTIONED OFF THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER. PROCEEDS DONATED FROM THE QUACKERJACK FOUNDATION TO ALL PARTICIPATING LONG ISLAND ORGANIZATIONS.
THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION, ALONG WITH OTHER CHARITY ORGANIZATIONS DISTRIBUTED BREAST CANCER INFORMATION AND PARTICIPATED THE EVENING OF THE EVENT ENDING WITH GREAT SUCCESS.
MUCH NEEDED FUNDS AND AWARENESS WERE RAISED FOR BREAST CANCER.
THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION AND THE LONG ISLAND DUCKS
THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION ONCE AGAIN JOIN THE LONG ISLAND DUCKS!
ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2008, THE LONG ISLAND DUCKS HOSTED IT'S THIRD "ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS" NIGHT.
A GAME BENEFITING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WHERE THE DUCKS WORE COMMEMORATIVE PINK JERSEYS TO BE AUCTIONED OFF THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER. PROCEEDS DONATED FROM THE QUACKERJACK FOUNDATION TO ALL PARTICIPATING LONG ISLAND ORGANIZATIONS.
THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION, ALONG WITH OTHER CHARITY ORGANIZATIONS DISTRIBUTED BREAST CANCER INFORMATION AND PARTICIPATED THE EVENING OF THE EVENT ENDING WITH FIREWORKS BY GRUCCI AND A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS.
FUNDS WERE RAISED TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AND AWARENESS THROUGHOUT LONG ISLAND.
"You've Got Talent!" Fundraiser
November 13, 2008;Fox Hollow, Woodbury NY— the MSCF hosted "You’ve Got Talent!".The fundraiser was a battle for all ages with all talents.
Master ofCeremonies, Stephen Caratozzolo, along with DJ Nicky Bop joined singers, comedians, instrumentalists, and more in competition against one another, each participant competing not only for first place but also to raise the most funds.
Cocktail hour and raffles followed by dinner, dancing, and a great show raised funds towards the foundation’s crusade against cancer. The best of the best came head to head in the competition of the year.
Tom Fortunato and Lawrie Arndt were singing sensations.Paul Esposito rocked the house.Rob Hoell had everyone laughing.Sonny and Cher (aka Margaret and Stephen Caratozzolo) sang—(well, "Margaret" sang anyway…).But, it was nine year old Brendan Lauth and his saxophone that won first place while Megan Haug sang her way to a very close second!
The event was a great success and raised thousands towards the many programs of the MSCF.
Participants: Lawrie Arndt Margaret Caratozzolo Stephen Caratozzolo Paul Esposito Tom Fortunato Megan Haug Rob Hoell Brendan Lauth
4th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night
Long Island Ducks vs. Newark Bears
September 8, 2009: For the 4th year in a row, the LI Ducks sponsored Long Island Organizations, including the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation for a great evening of fun including a beautiful Grucci Fireworks Extravaganza!
Proceeds for tickets purchased through the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation went directly to the MSCF.
The evening was a great success, raising awareness and funds towards Breast Cancer. With over a hundred tickets donated to the Stolfa Foundation, it was a great turnout! Pictured below, Nancy Wolff Van Emmerick, Breast Cancer Survivor that threw out the first pitch on behalf of the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation. Also pictured are just a few of the volunteers and guests that attended that evening.
Long Island Ducks 5th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night sponsoring the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation and organizations all across Long Island!
The Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation was proud to present "HOLLYWOOD NIGHT!"
Frank Sinatra....Lucille Ball...and hundreds of guests gathered together on
October 28, 2010 to raise funds for the MSCF. Dinner, dancing, raffles and fun benefited all areas of the Stolfa Foundation. The successful evening enabled contributing thousands of dollars towards cancer research and fund the many programs that assist cancer patients and their families.
Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation "Hollywood Night" Video Presentation
"Crawl for a Cure"
Celebrating the Life of Sandi W
May 21, 2011, Huntington Village - Crawl for a Cure was a fun event in honor of my Pam Wehrheim's mother's life. The proceeds were donated to the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation. Commemorative memorabilia, drink specials at each bar, Little Vincents pizza along the route, and prizes were won. Band -" Bitter End" was at their last stop at Finley's. What a great event to celebrate the life of such a great woman. Cheers Sandi W!
The Long Island Ducks
"6th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night"
August 29, 2011 - once again the Long Island Ducks sponsor the
Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation
Gianni Caratozzolo threw out the ceremonial first pitch on behalf of his mommy and the Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation
Ceremonial 1st pitch
(click on the video below)
Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation presents I HOPE YOU DANCE A CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Cocktail hour, sit down dinner, open bar, raffles, dancing and fun for an extremely worthy cause.
With over 300 tickets sold and 70 raffle items, the evening ended with tremendous success. The Stolfa Foundation raised thousands that will be disbursed to cancer research facilities. With all of the advances in medicine and science, we hope to one day find a cure.
Lawrence Eisenstein, M.D., Deputy Commissioner for the Nassau County Department of Health presented Mary Stolfa with a Citation on behalf of Edward P. Mangano, Nassau County Executive.
Margaret Caratozzolo, cancer survivor, gave a heart warming and inspirational speech that left the room in tears. Being an example and showing all of us, how there is 'Hope for the future'.
MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER DAY WITH THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS!
THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS AND THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION ARE TEAMING UP TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE MSCF AND HAVE A GREAT NIGHT OF FAST PACED HOCKEY!
ISLANDERS VS. SENATORS
DATE: SUNDAY; APRIL 1, 2012
COST: $20 PER TICKET!
The Mary Stolfa Cancer Foundation went "BACK TO THE 80's" to fight cancer!
Dinner, Dancing, Raffles, Prizes and much more.....
'Back to the Future', 'Dirty Dancing', 'The Breakfast Club', 'The Love Boat', 'The Cosby Show', 'Dynasty', 'Madonna', 'Culture Club', 'Huey Lewis and the News', 'Hall & Oats', 'Nintendo', 'Rubix Cube', 'Pac-Man', 'We are the World'...........
When: October 11, 2012
Time: 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Where: The Chateau, Carle Place, NY
Cost: $65 per person
LONG ISLAND DUCKS SPONSORING THE
MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION AT THEIR
"7TH ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS NIGHT!"
FOR THE 7TH YEAR IN A ROW, THE LONG ISLAND DUCKS SPONSORED THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION AT THEIR ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS NIGHT. THE EVENING ENDED WITH A BEAUTIFUL GRUCCI FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS VS. SOMERSET PATRIOTS
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 - 6:35PM
THROWING OUT THE 1ST PITCH ON BEHALF OF
THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION
LONG ISLAND DUCKS '8TH ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS NIGHT', SPONSORING
THE MARY STOLFA CANCER FOUNDATION!
CANCER SURVIVOR, Denise Florio, threw out the 1st pitch on behalf of the Stolfa Foundation! It was a great evening playing baseball and raising breast cancer awareness and funds. The night ended with a beautiful Grucci Firewords Extravaganza!