Mission Statement

MARISA’S MISSION is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families. Our goal is to inspire hope, support research and meet the needs of those impacted by this disease.

Goals and Initiatives

Marisa had a deep passion for helping others. She encompassed a unique quality that made everyone feel special. Since her passing in 2016, this Foundation, Marisa’s Mission was started to continue Marisa’s legacy by motivating and assisting families affected by the numerous challenges of cancer.

Our initiatives are to help patients and families lessen their stress and financial burdens. We wish/hope to help them focus solely on their health and the valuable time they spend with loved ones.

Marisa’s Mission Foundation is committed to supporting families in the following ways:

  • Hospital visits/Parking
  • Gas
  • Travel/Lodging
  • Patient/Family support
  • Special transportation
  • Medication or Prescription
  • Copays
  • Special family trips
  • Caregiving
  • Alternative therapy
  • Home care assistance

In addition, we are also proudly partnered with the MGH Cancer Care Equity Program: http://www.massgeneral.org/cancer/lazarex/resources.aspx

Vision Statement

Supporting families, inspiring hope, achieving positive outcomes