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For people managing the impact of cancer

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Dempsey Challenge: September 26 + 27, 2020

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What We Do

The Dempsey Center, located in Lewiston and South Portland, Maine, makes life better for people managing the impact of cancer. Services are provided at no cost.

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Dempsey Challenge Registration is Now Open

Register before April 1 for your early bird discount!

Today's Program Lineup

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Pilates – South Portland

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Teen Adventure Day: Ice Skating at Thompson’s Point

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Teen Adventure Day: Ice Skating at Thompson’s Point

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Fit for Life – Lewiston

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

(Monday) Weekly Cancer Support Group – South Portland

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

(CLASS FULL) Cooking Matters for Adults- South Portland

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Support for Seedlings – Lewiston

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Tai Chi for Balance – Lewiston

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Tai Chi for Balance – Lewiston

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Restorative Yoga – South Portland

9:30 am - 10:45 am

Advanced Cancer Support Group: Living With Hope – Lewiston

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pilates Yoga – Lewiston

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fit to Dance – South Portland

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma Support Group- South Portland

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Caregiver Support Group- South Portland

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Dempsey Challenge

September 26 + 27, 2020


The Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen Oncology champions a spirit of celebration and culture of paying it forward. Every dollar raised by Challenge participants directly benefits the Dempsey Center.

Registration is Open! Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer®