Our Donors

The goal of the AACR Foundation is to prevent and cure cancer by promoting research, supporting researchers, increasing understanding, and raising awareness. The Foundation does so by funding programs deemed by the American Association for Cancer Research to be of the highest priority and impact.

Your gifts have helped the AACR advance life-saving cancer science and medicine, bringing the benefit of groundbreaking research to patients now and in the future.

The following donors contributed to the AACR's mission in the first half of 2016:

Pillars of Science

​Visionaries ($1 million-plus)

​Entertainment Industry Foundation
​Genentech BioOncology7
​Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

 

Innovators ($500,000 - $999,999)

​Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals7
​Bristol-Myers Squibb7
​​Eli Lilly and Company7
​​Incyte7
​​Merck 7
​Takeda Oncology7

 

Laureates ($250,000 - $499,999)

​Amgen7
​Boehringer Ingelheim7
​Breast Cancer Research Foundation
​Kure It Cancer Research
​Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
​Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research7
​Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation


 

President's Circle 


Stewards ($100,000 - $249,999)

​AbbVie
​Astellas Pharma US
​AstraZeneca7
​Celgene7
​Colon Cancer Alliance
​Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
​Gilead Sciences7
​Janssen Research & Development7
​Pfizer7
​Susan G. Komen

Catalysts ($50,000 - $99,999)

​Eisai Research Institute7
​John and Elizabeth Leonard Family Foundation
​Lustgarten Foundation
​Ocular Melanoma Foundation

Communicators ($25,000 - $49,999)

​AflacLee J. and Eleonore H. Hymel
  Charitable Remainder Trust
​Ash StevensMerrimack Pharmaceuticals ​
​Astex Pharmaceuticals7​​​​Pezcoller Foundation7
​Cancer Research InstitutePrincess Takamatsu Cancer
  Research Fund
​Conquer Cancer Foundation​​Sanofi
​GlaxoSmithKline7Seattle Genetics
IlluminaTaiho Pharmaceutical7
​John Homer Parent Revocable
  Living Trust
​​Theradex Systems7
​​L.F. Driscoll Co.

Leadership Circle


Investigators ($10,000 - $24,999)

​James P. Allison, PhD1,2 and 
  Padmanee Sharma
​​​Ludwig Cancer Research Institute
​American Cancer SocietyPate and Bill Mears3
​Anonymous ​Gladys Monroy3 and Charles Marks
​Virginia and Bayard Clarkson, MD,
   FAACR3
Newman & Co.​
​Clayman Family FoundationPenn Medicine​
​Frederic W. Cook & Co.Rosenthal Family Foundation​
Friends of Cancer Research​Charles L. Sawyers, MD1,3
Get Your Rear In Gear PhiladelphiaScannapieco Development Corp.​
Irving Weinstein FoundationSocietà Italiana di Cancerologia ​​
V. Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, FAACR3,4,8 Vulcan Materials Company
  Foundation​

Challengers ($5,000 - $9,999)

​Stuart and Beverly Aisenbrey3 LI-COR Biosciences
​American Brain Tumor AssociationMicrosoft​
​American Heart AssociationMoravia Health
​Michael and Kathleen Beveridge6John E. Oxendine, MBA3
​Barbara Brodsky​Prostate Cancer Foundation​
Robert A. Fox​Lisa and Stephen Ryan3
Cathy Fraser3United Way of Central Maryland

Genomic Health

United Way of Greater Philadelphia &
   Southern New Jersey​
​Kelly Golat Melanoma Research &
  Scholarship Fund
University of Pennsylvania​​​
​Eleanor D. Kress3

Collaborators ($2,500 - $4,999)

​Benevity Community Impact FundWen-Jen Hwu, MD, PhD1,3
​Oliver Bögler, PhD1​Liberty Property Trust​
​Career Institute of TechnologyMarlene and Laurence J. Marton, MD3
​Clearscope Microscope ServiceMary Jean Dresie Trust​​
​Danford FoundationKevin Owens
​Mary De Luis​Rockefeller University Press
​Martin Dietrich​Mace L. Rothenberg, MD1
​Faye Florence3Anil K. Rustgi, MD3
​Goldman Sachs & Co. Matching Gift
   Program
​United Way of Allegheny County

Honor Roll


$1,000 - $2,499

​Audra Accola​Stacy L. Jones
​Aetna Foundation​Derek Kast
​Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy​Christine Katt6
​Stephen Barnard​Joyce Kim
​Trudy Bermudez​KPMG
​James Biskup​Ashley Krasucki
​Galen Bradley​Charles Lemieux
​Robert Brindley​Cassandra Lussier
​Yvonne Bullock-Lee​Michael McAleer
​Bret Calltharp​Sean McCarthy
​Cynthia Chen​Elizabeth Medrano
​Nate, Jake, and Lulu Cohen​Carlos Meza
​Collis Warner Foundation​Isaias J. Mora
​Columbia University Medical
  Center
​Morris J. Cohen & Co.
​Todd Covey​National Alliance for Eye and
  Vision Research
​Lizzy Craze​Christine Pacheco
​Daley Family Foundation​Georgia Perez
​Mariana Diaz​Stacy Porcelli
​Fabian Dietrich​Victoria M. Richon, PhD1
​Lisa and Raymond N. DuBois, MD, PhD1,3​RJ Hogga Foundation
​Jordan Evans​Andrea J. Sampson
​EveryLife Foundation for Rare
   Diseases
​Pete Sekesan
​Scott Z. Fields, MD1​Brittany Sekesan
​Geoffrey Fullen​Joan Rankin Shapiro, MD8,9
​Julie Gailey​Samantha R. Shirley
​Myles Brown and Judy E. Garber, MD1,3,4​​Tiffany Snow
Jan M. GiannettoJames Stenger
​​Tona M. Gilmer, PhD8​Rebekah Sullivan
​Lori Hadley​Truist
​Brandy T. Haley​Sean Trujillo​
​​Kathleen HallMarci B. Williams
​Benjamin Holt​Barbara Parker-Wahl, MD and Geoffrey Wahl, PhD, FAACR1,3
​Huntsman International​Wonderful Giving​
​Johnson & Johnson Matching
  Gifts Program


 

$500 - $999

​Jane Aba​Janice Lee
​Abbot Downing​Toniann Lentine
​AeroBrighamKristie L. Lesniak
​Scott Agran​Patricia M. LoRusso, DO2,8,10
​Anonymous ​Dawn Maloney
​ArcelorMittal Matching Gifts
  Program
​​Shannon Mann
​Mary Baraiolo​Lisa Martin
​Rachel BarsnessIraida Mathews
​Kalli Biskup​Lauren Mathews
​BNSF Railway Foundation​Mary Nelle McLennan
​Melissa Burgett​Melanie Mel
​Caitlin Cesarini​​Mercer
​Ana ChanMerck Foundation
​Bob Chreste​Janet Mestre
​Sung Chung​Amelia Moissinac
​Shannon N. Conry​Alyssa Monas
​Megan Cook​​Kelly Morrone
​Jimmy Cook​Jennifer Muarip
​Julie CruseJennifer Muckley
​Karen Czuprynski​​Andrea Myers
​Rhonda DaughertyBrandon Neudecker
​Desert Cross Lutheran Church​​Vicki H. Parks
​Alison Diaz​Tayreen Partch
​Harriet DoddStacey Peltier-Ginther
​Trisha Doering​​Jillyan Perrine
​Eileen DovePfizer United Way Campaign
​Lauren DuFour​​Joy Pochatila
​Richard DunlapLaurie Powers
​Gregg T. Ellis​Stanley Prager
​EPiC Elementary School First
  Grade Students
​Denelle Radka
​Katherine Evans​Monica Reich
​Suzanne Evans​Patricia Reno
​Melissa Favaloro​​Tom Reynolds
​Patricia Favaloro​Mark Risi
​Nanette FeeneyEdward Roberts
​Genevieve FisanichJillian Roberts
​Hanna FlickRobin Rose-Dale
​Jennifer Fosco​Carolyn Ross
​Matthew Funk10​Wanda Ruiz
​Amy Garrison​Daniel J. Ryterband
​Heather Garza​Michelle Santos
​Susan Girouard​​Mark Saraficio
​Give with LibertyScarlett Alley
​Jennifer Goss​John Schmidt
​Grace Grandville​Meghan Schoenborn
​Brynna Gravlin​​Mary Semple
​Patrice GreenawaltJoshua Shaver-Moskowitz
​Katherine Gregory​Stefanie Shimansky
​Tammie Gullory​Silicon Valley Community Foundation
​Kerry Guthrie​Jamie Skelton, III
​Laurel K. Harrison​Taffin Smith
​Heather Hasdemir​​Reginald Smith
Ben HatfieldSouthern Aviation Systems
Bill Hatfield​Southern  Finishing Co.
Kate Hatfield​Kenneth Sparling
​Caroline Hill​Laura L. Stenger
​Annie Hodges​​Chris Straw
​Phuong HuangLynn A. Sullivan
​Yu chin Huang​Travelers Insurance
​Catherine Hubbard​Dee Ann and Ashley Turner
​Interstate Plastics​United Way of Central New Mexico
​Dana Ivanco​​Manali Vaishnav
​Kim Judkins​Karen Vallecillo-Pereira
​Lawrence Kent​Valley of the Sun United Way
​Adil A. KhanStacie Wallace
​Holly Kisskalt​Tracy Weber​
​Karen KleczkaWells Fargo Community Support
   Campaign
​Yakov Kronrod​Katie Whitman
​Jamie LabonoskyLacey Wilson​
​Rebecca Larson​Linda Wulff
​Krista LeddenJackie Yahner
Carla Lee​​Helena Yates​
James Lee


Every effort is made to acknowledge the generosity of our donors with accuracy.  Please contact the AACR Foundation if you believe there is an omission or error related to your support.

 

1- AACR Member
2 - AACR Board of Directors
3 - AACR Foundation Trustee
4 - AACR Fellow
5 - 50 year-plus AACR Member
6 - AACR Staff
7 - AACR Sustaining Member
8 - 25 year-plus AACR Member
9 - AACR Legacy Society
10 - AACR Monthly Giving Club

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is a 501c3 registered nonprofit organization with offices at 615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | 215.440.9300