Tons of food donated to Chesco pantry Justine McDaniel Last updated: Monday, August 10, 2015, 1:08 AM DOWNINGTOWN  A Chester County organization donated more than four tons of food to a local food pantry last week. The Team CMMD Foundation, which helps area families battling cancer, brought a total of 8,215 pounds of food to Lord’s Pantry in Downingtown. Five local […]

Runner dedicates Broad Street 10-miler to local cancer fighter Christine Meyer, For On the Run Posted: Thursday, April 30, 2015, 5:30 AM Editor’s Note: In 2013, we spoke with Dr. Christine Meyer, founder and president of the Team CMMD Foundation, before her first Broad Street Run. This year, Meyer sent us an update on her and her team’s training below: I have […]

Food Fight 3 Gives Cancer the One-Two Punch Posted March 21, 2015 • By Nina Malone What happens when 127 volunteers decide to dazzle 270 hungry cancer fighters with a five-course meal? Why they raise $65,000 to put toward the battle against cancer, that’s what. This is the third year Team CMMD has mounted the ambitious Food Fight, pitting Christine Meyer, M.D., […]

Exton Team Fights Cancer… with Sneakers Dr. Christine Meyer, desperate to stop her patients’ pain, forms Exton running team to fight cancer. By Melissa Jacobs | Posted October 27, 2014 Over 33 years, Elreida Heffernan had cervical, kidney, colon and other cancers. She beat them all, but the disease took its toll on Heffernan and her family. “The first cancer […]

More than 150 people join to participate in Broad Street Run By Kristina Scala, Daily Local News Posted: 05/02/14, 12:01 AM EDT | Some say runners have a reason for running. Those reasons range from running in memory of a lost loved one, in honor of someone who was diagnosed with a terminal illness, or to raise money for an organization. Other might run to […]