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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 residents of Central New Hampshire who are coping with cancer.

Wishing YOU a Safe and Healthy 2015!

KYMMA's Board of Directors sends heartfelt thanks for the generous participation and contributions of community donors, volunteers, and event participants! Your donations, and the donations you made possible, are being used to issue gifts to local adults living with cancer, including gas cards to reduce the cost of traveling to treatment centers, grocery cards, and heating oil.

Hometown Holiday Celebrations! KYMMA decorated a tree for the 7th Annual Festival of Trees held at the Plymouth Senior Center from December 5-7. The tree theme was "KYMMA Cane." We also participated in the Hometown Holiday Parade and distributed cancer awareness bracelets.

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


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!

More 2014 photos will be posted soon!

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

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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2014 Book Awards - "How Has Cancer Affected My Life?"

The 2014 Joan Merrill Book Award and the 2014 Michelle Morse Book Award were awarded to students at Plymouth State University (PSU) in the form of a $500 gift certificates to be used for textbooks and/or supplies for the Fall 2014 semester.

Students at PSU who are living with cancer, or have a close family member with cancer, were eligible to apply for these awards. All applicants were reviewed equally in response to the question, "How has cancer affected my life?"

2014 Joan Merrill Book Award Winner: Elisabeth Thagouras

2014 Michelle Morse Book Award Winner: Phillip Currier

Download the 1-page PDF flyer for more information about 2014 book awards for PSU students.

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

2014 Plymouth Regional High School Scholarship Award

KYMMA presented a $500 Scholarship Award to Marykate Melanson, a senior at Plymouth Regional High School (no relation to KYMMA President Kathryn Melanson), on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at a special event in the Plymouth State University Cultural Arts Center.

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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Contact Us with your pledge of support, questions, comments, or the name and contact information of someone who is ill with cancer and may need financial or emotional assistance.

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

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