Cancer Connection is able to offer all its programs and services free of charge because of the generosity of our community. We receive no funding from state or federal governments, the United Way or the American Cancer Society. Instead, we are supported through individual donations, grants from foundations and businesses, and community benefits like the ones listed here.


Pink in the Rink

Noho Scrabble Club Benefit

WMass Mother's Day Half Marathon

Harvest Celebration Dinner & Silent Auction

Monte's Summer Camp Out for Cancer Connection



Pink in the Rink

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 7:30 PM

Orr Rink, Amherst College 

The Amherst College Women's Hockey team will turn the rink pink to support Cancer Connection. 

The women will be playing against their rival William's College in a prime time slot to raise money in support of Cancer Connection. The team will be wearing their special Pink in the Rink jerseys and Cancer Connection staff will be on-hand to share information about our free services and programs for those in attendance. Throughout the evening there will be special fundraising opportunities. Past events have included a bake sale, a "Chuck-a puck" and an amazing silent auction. This video from the 2015 Pink in the Rink will make you appreciate these incredible athletes and their support even more.

Join us at the Orr Rink at Amherst College to cheer on the Women's team as they compete against the Ephs of William's College and raise funds to support our center.

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Noho Scrabble Club benefit

Saturday, March 2, 2019

The Northampton Scrabble Club has just announced that they will be holding their 2nd Scrabble Benefit on March 2, 2019. The Northampton Scrabble Club meets every Monday evening — all levels of players are welcome! Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you'd like to get involved with the club. We will have more details to follow soon. For now, please save the date!

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Western Mass Mother’s Day Half Marathon


Mother's Day

Sunday, May 12, 2019

2019 Race Registration is now open!

USA Track and Field sanctioned open class race. Run for your mom, in honor or memory of a mom, or just because you are a mom or had a mom! For additional information, visit the official race website


Thanks to all our 2018 Sponsors!

Would you or your business like to sponsor the 2019  "best Half in Western Mass?"

Contact Cynthia Tarail: ctarail AT

2018 Lead Sponsor:

Patriot Care logo

2018 Sustaining Sponsors:


        Greenfield Savings Bank Logo reduced for web

2018 Supporters:

Baystate Regional Cancer Programcdh website  

   Food for StrengthMonahan Trucking The MP Group  

Trademark RealtyWhole Foods Market    Wohl Family Dentistry    

Yankee Candle  YMCA Logo


2018 Friends:
Alternative Recycling logo  The Bakers Pin Benson Moving and Storage Berkshore logo
 Borawski and Safety Insurance  Caleb Wetmore lighting sound logo Coca Cola  Coldwell Banker Upton-Massamont Realtors logo
Delap Real Estate Easthampton Savings Bank Freedom Credit Union Gazebo logo
Goggins Real Estate

Hitchcock brewing

Healing Zone Integrity logo
 Joe's garage  Marathon Sports M.J. Moran  Northeast Solar
Northampton Althletic Club Northampton Vision Specialists Connecticut Valley Oral Surgeons Paul Redeker logo
 River Valley Market Logo  Sugarloaf Studios logo Turn it up!  Webber & Grinnell

Additional Support Provided in 2018 by:

Atlas Farm, C & S Grocers, CISADodson & Flinker, East Heaven Hot TubsFoster’s SupermarketHillside Pizza, Indigo Coffee, LaSalle Florist, Muffins General MarketNorthampton Area Pediatrics, Paradise CopiesSasson, Turnbull, Ryan & Hoose, Tandem BagelsTarget Stores, Walmart - Northampton, WEBS, Whately InnZiomek & Ziomek

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Harvest Celebration Dinner & Silent Auction  

Friday, October 26, 2018Harvest Dinner

Quonquont Farm Whately, MA

We'll see you back at Quonquont Farm on October 25, 2019!

Rob Watson and Patrick Viteri were our hosts for a wonderful evening of gourmet fare accompanied by the fabulous music of Jazz Sketches. The evening included a silent auction, which feature a wide variety of items from local businesses and supporters to benefit Cancer Connection.

Thank you to all of our sponsors!

Leadership Sponsor: 
Cooley Dickinson Mass General Cancer Center


Sustaining sponsor: 

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Supporting sponsors:


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 florence village flower logo


 Northampton Coop-Greenfield Coop logo     


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lone wolf logo  patrick and co logo

 Radwell Fine Art   Jazz Sketches logo

Photos from last year's Harvest dinner are posted on our Cancer Connection Facebook page - Harvest Dinner pics 2017 (you can click on the link and see our Facebook page, even if you don't have a Facebook account.)

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Camp Out for Cancer Connection!

Monte's Summer Camp -  July 18 - 19, 2018

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No more cold weather camping for Monte. At least not this year. THIS year it’s Cancer Connection Summercamp. Still to benefit Cancer Connection. This time, no igloo.

Monte and his intrepid campers were out on the courthouse lawn in the warmth of July - Summer Camp for Cancer Connection!

Every dollar they raised went directly to support Cancer Connection. Here's how you can help. 

Missed your chance to give during the event?  You can make a contribution through our PayPal page and tell us which camper you want to support. 

Special Thanks to the Mass General Cancer Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Mutton & Mead, and the Greenfield Savings Bank for offering a Challenge Hour Match.

Cooley Dickinson Hospital logo


    Mutton & Mead logo     

Special Thanks to everyone who came out to entertain the crowd during Monte's Cancer Connection Summercamp:
WHMP’s Bill Newman Show, Twisted Pine, Richard Perlmutter & Robin Hoffman and the Ukulele Scramble, Lakou Mizik, Cracker, Rock Voices, and DJ Snack Attack

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Cancer Connection, 41 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01060

Phone : (413) 586-1642 FAX (413) 280-0223