MCI sponsors events throughout the year that are geared toward creating awareness of the importance of early detection in both cancer prevention and creating better outcomes for those diagnosed with cancer. We also host several annual events in collaboration with various community organizations and businesses to support patient care and advance our research initiatives.



Science on Tap: August 28, 2018

Science on Tap is an informal talk on the science surrounding cancer held at some of the coolest venues on the Gulf Coast. This is a free event, open to the entire community, with food and drinks available for purchase. For more information and upcoming dates, visit the Science on Tap webpage.


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Hope Cup Golf Tournament: May 24, 2018 

The Hope Cup Golf Tournament is a four-person scramble that will take place at Steelwood Country Club in Loxley.  All proceeds benefit the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute Melanoma and Skin Cancer Research Endowment. For more information, visit the Hope Cup webpage.


Survivors Week: June 4-8, 2018

MCI is proud to be expanding Survivors Day into a full week of events celebrating life. The events includes recognition activities, resources for cancer survivors and their families, and social events. All the event are free, but space for some is limited. To RSVP, call 251-445-9691 or visit the Survivors Week webpage.


GO Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk: September 15, 2018 

GO for gynecologic oncology is an annual 5K and 1-mile fun run held on the main campus of the University of South Alabama. Held each September during gynecologic cancer awareness month, all proceeds from the run benefit the GYN Cancer Research Endowment at the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute. Register on Race Roster.


Think Pink Tea: October 4, 2018

Held each October during breast cancer awareness month, the Think Pink Tea is a free, community-wide event that celebrates the lives of area breast cancer survivors while providing hope to those currently battling this disease. A keynote speaker provides an inspirational message to all of those in attendance. The event is free. To RSVP, call 251-445-9691 or visit the Think Pink Tea webpage.


Salty Worm Brackish Classic and Delta Bash: October 20, 2018

The Salty Worm Brackish Classic and Delta Bash is unlike any other event of its kind! The "Brackish Classic" is the world's only fishing tournament that pits saltwater speckled trout fishermen head-to-head with freshwater bass fishermen. This occurrence can only be found in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta during certain periods of time each fall. The Delta Bash, a family-friendly party following the tournament, enables non-fishermen to join the fun. All proceeds from the Salty Worm Brackish Classic benefit the Gaillard Pancreatic Cancer Research Endowment. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 251-460-6209 or visit the Eventbrite page.



Celebrate Hope: November 15, 2018

Celebrate Hope is the premier fundraising event for the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute. Held the Thursday before Thanksgiving each year, guests enjoy food, wine and craft beer pairings from local and regional chefs and caterers, along with live entertainment. In its six-year history, Celebrate Hope has generated more than $2.5 million to support cancer research. For more information, visit the Celebrate Hope webpage. Tickets may be purchased online at



Touch a Truck: March 16, 2019

MCI invites kids of all ages to climb aboard and explore vehicles from fire trucks to helicopters, with the proceeds going to leukemia research. The cost is $20 per car admission, and food trucks are on site. For more information, visit the Touch a Truck webpage.



Hope Grows Here

Hope Grows Here is a farmer's market brunch locally sourced from Baldwin County growers and producers. All proceeds provide critical funding to support the new MCI Kilborn Clinic in Fairhope, including clinical, pharmacy, radiation and education services. For more information, visit the Hope Grows Here webpage.



HOPE CARD Fundraiser

With the purchase of a HOPE CARD, shoppers at participating retailers receive a 20% discount. Proceeds from the sale of HOPE CARDS, as well as merchant sponsorships, will raise funds to support the Ethelyn B. Hays Patient Assistance Endowment Fund, which provides critical financial assistance to local cancer patients along the upper Gulf Coast. For more information, visit the HOPE CARD webpage.



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