History of the Foundation
the Foundation was formed on January 1, 2005, by a dedicated group of community volunteers to manage and oversee the successful growth of endowment assets. The mission of the Foundation is vital and straightforward—build an endowment to fight cancer. Today, the endowment fund manages assets of $22 million. A gift to the endowment is an investment in the future of cancer care cancer forward today and for generations to come. Your gift to Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation will ensure that advanced cancer care and research lives on.
Meet the Board
Community leaders propelling the fight against cancer forward.
2022-2023 Foundation Board of Directors
Wampold Hospitality Collection
Miller Group Wealth Strategies of Raymond James
Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc.
Immediate Past Chair
Louisiana Lottery Corporate
Taylor Porter Attorneys at Law
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation boards of directors lead all community fundraising efforts on behalf of and in support of hospital partners.