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KYMMA - Keeping You, Me, and Memories Alive, Inc.

KYMMA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides aid and support to adult residents of Central New Hampshire who are coping with cancer.

SAVE THE DATE! Our 16th Annual "Day to Fight Cancer" will be Saturday, September 26, 2015.

2015 Book Award Scholarships - "How Has Cancer Affected My Life?"

2015 Book Award Scholarships ATTENTION: Students at Plymouth State University (PSU)

The 2015 Joan Merrill Book Award, 2015 Michelle Morse Book Award, and the 2015 Clark Family Book Award will each be awarded to a student at Plymouth State University (PSU) in the form of a $500 gift certificate to be used for textbooks and or class supplies for the Fall 2015 semester.

If you are a student at PSU and have been diagnosed with cancer, or have a close family member who has been stricken, you are eligible to apply for these awards. All applicants will be reviewed equally in response to the question, "How has cancer affected my life?"

Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, March 25.

Award recipients will be announced by Wednesday, April 15.

For more information, download our 1-page PDF file about the 2015 Book Award Scholarships.

Read essays submitted by PSU students in 2014, or in 2013, or 2011.

2014 Joan Merrill Book Award Winner: Elisabeth Thagouras

2014 Michelle Morse Book Award Winner: Phillip Currier

2015 Plymouth Regional High School Scholarship Award

KYMMA has committed to one $500 Scholarship Award for students in their senior year at Plymouth Regional High School (PRHS). Students should see their guidance counselor for scholarship packets. The award will be presented Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the Plymouth State University Cultural Arts Center.

Last year (2014), KYMMA presented a $500 Scholarship Award to Marykate Melanson, a senior at Plymouth Regional High School (no relation to KYMMA President Kathryn Melanson) at a special event in the Plymouth State University Cultural Arts Center.


PSU President Sara Jayne Steen and Megan Cooley, Miss New Hampshire 2014 at KYMMA's Day to Fight Cancer KYMMA's 15th Annual Day to Fight Cancer was held Saturday, September 20, 2014 adjacent to PSU Physical Education Center.

♥ Thanks to everyone who participated! ♥

We raised nearly $20,000 to aid and support residents of Central New Hampshire who are coping with cancer.

Photo: PSU President Sara Jayne Steen and Megan Cooley, Miss New Hampshire 2014, on the first lap in honor of cancer survivors.

There was live entertainment and family fun, a 50-Yard Stiletto Heels Dash, face painting, bubble station, tie-dying, Dollar Sale, Silent Auction, and Glow in the Dark Zumba!

Those who raised at least $50 received one of KYMMA's Day to Fight Cancer t-shirts.

There were many ways to participate: Register to walk. Purchase a luminary. Dedicate a dove. Volunteer. Help Promote!


Read the Record Enterprise article about our 2014 Day to Fight Cancer.


Top Fund Raising Teams:

1. Team Elliott
2. Team VACUUM (Veterans Attacking Cancer Using Unusual Methods)
3. Speare Hospital

Top Individual Walkers:

1. Jim Merrill
2. Bonnie Webb
3. Marie Hixson

Holderness Heels Winners:

1. Roberta Thompson - Most Money Raised & Best Dressed
2. Sharon Thorne - First Across the Finish Line
3. Best Strut - Linda Parenteau

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KYMMA's Day to Fight Cancer

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Your generosity makes a real and positive difference in the lives of individuals and families. Donations stay in our local community, support local residents, and are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Support from friends and neighbors, including local businesses, organizations, community members, and schools, makes it possible for us to continue to provide assistance to those in need. We greatly appreciate and highly value your contributions and participation!

Click the "Donate Now" image below to make a secure, online, tax-deductible donation via PayPal with your credit card, debit card, checking account, or PayPal balance.

To indicate your donation is in memory of someone special, please click the "Notes (Optional)" link at checkout. If you don't see where in PayPal to add notes, please contact us with whatever we should know with respect to your donation.

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Cancer Support Resources for New Hampshire Residents

See our new web page filled with cancer support resources for New Hampshire residents.

KYMMA - Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Benefiting the People of Central New Hampshire

Now in our 16th year of community service, Keeping You, Me, and Memories Alive (KYMMA) benefits people in Central New Hampshire, including, but not limited to, residents of Ashland, Alexandria, Bath, Benton, Bridgewater, Bristol, Campton, Danbury, Dorchester, Ellsworth, Groton, Hebron, Holderness, Lincoln, New Hampton, Piermont, Plymouth, Rumney, Thornton, Warren, Waterville Valley, Wentworth, and Woodstock.

Thanks to the support of our friends and neighbors, we've raised about $244,000 through our "Day to Fight Cancer" event over the past 15 years.

Over the past three years, we've issued gifts to over 150 local families to help with groceries, gas, heating oil, back-to-school clothes and supplies, furnace repairs, and utility bills.

Read some of the Testimonials we've received from gift recipients.

See our News page for links to numerous articles about KYMMA over the past several years.

Keep informed of KYMMA's activities by subscribing to our free e-mail newsletter.

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16th Annual "Day to Fight Cancer" - Saturday, September 26, 2015

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