VCU Massey Cancer Center


Massey Alliance

  • Join the Massey Alliance

    The Massey Alliance is a membership-based group of young professionals who are dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the lifesaving cancer research at VCU Massey Cancer Center.

    Massey Alliance members are passionate about creating a world without cancer. Through partnerships, fundraising events and advocacy opportunities, this group of young professionals are moving the needle in cancer research and awareness.

    How to become a Massey Alliance Member

    By making an annual $25 donation to VCU Massey Cancer Center through one of the various Massey Alliance events or sites, like Team Massey Alliance, donors will become Massey Alliance members and receive the following benefits.

    • Invitation to biannual happy hour for Massey Alliance members only
    • Invitation to Appetizers & Advocacy
    • Opportunities to volunteer at Massey Alliance events
    • Quarterly e-newsletter with research news, upcoming volunteer opportunities and information about how you can support Massey

    For more information about joining the Massey Alliance, please contact Michelle Adcock at (804) 828-1187 or


  • Massey Alliance Events

    Throughout the year, the Massey Alliance hosts several events to raise funds and awareness for Massey Cancer Center, as well as provide great networking opportunities for other passionate young professionals in the Richmond area. 

    Save the dates for these upcoming Massey Alliance events:

    • Appetizers and Advocacy, Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    • Appetizers and Advocacy, Tuesday, May 19, 2020

    • Richmond Brunch Weekend, March 2020 : Four five years, Richmond Brunch Weekend has raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer research. Each March, more than 50 restaurants agree to donate at least 15% of their brunch proceeds back to VCU Massey Cancer Center. 

    Follow the Massey Alliance on Facebook to get the most up-to-date information on upcoming events.  

  • Massey Alliance Board Members

    The Massey Alliance Board is comprised of more than 30 passionate young professionals who motivate and organize hundreds of volunteers to advocate and fundraise on behalf of VCU Massey Cancer Center. The signature fundraising events of the Massey Alliance are Massey on the River and Richmond Brunch Weekend. Each board member is also committed to engaging their personal network to individually fundraise through the Team Massey Alliance page.

    Mission statement

    As ambassadors for VCU Massey Cancer Center, we foster and cultivate support for the research, resources and programs provided by the cancer center through our philanthropic and outreach efforts.

    2019-2020 Massey Alliance Board Leadership 

    Sara Woznicki – President

    Conor Ashby – President Elect

    Meg Irvin – Immediate Past President

    Nick Shedd – Secretary


    2019-2020 Massey Alliance Board Members

    Peter Bonelli

    Andrea Buono

    Katie Butz

    Tell Carlson

    Bryce Carson

    Ernie Chamberlain

    Katie Clark

    Brigid Dass

    Lara Falcone

    Ashton Farrar

    Leanne Ferry

    Korey Gardner

    Mickey Hofmeister

    Ben Khandan-Barani

    Philip Matthews

    Margaret McDonald

    William McGoogan

    George Moore IV

    Clint Nichols

    Stuart Paykel

    Andrew Russo

    Tyler Sorenson

    Megan Sullivan

    Rebecca Vokes

    Elliott Warren

    Emily Younts


    Michelle Adcock, Massey Cancer Center Development Board Liaison


  • Massey Alliance Quick Links

    The Massey Alliance serves as a group of dedicated volunteers who share Massey Cancer Center's mission, achievements and upcoming events with their peers. Below are important links to ensure that our members are informed and armed to serve as positive advocates for Massey Cancer Center. 

    Quick Links 


    Massey Alliance Facebook Page 

    The Massey Alliance Facebook page is the best way to get the most up-to-date information about Massey Alliance events, promotions and news about Massey Cancer Center. Don't forget to use #MasseyAlliance when attending our events! 


    Massey Cancer Center News Blog

    The blog is where you will find great articles on Massey researchers and the impact their work is making in our community and beyond. 

Massey Alliance in action

  • Massey Alliance check 2013
  • MM 2014
  • MM 2014 - Poklepovic
  • MM 2013 - glasses
  • MOTR 2013 - silent auction
  • MOTR 2013 - band with sign
  • MOTR 2013 - band

For assistance accessing information related to our programs, please contact Michelle Adcock.