Amanda Dempsey Award

Named in memory of Amanda Dempsey, the award is given annually to a cancer survivor who demonstrates a passion for helping others with cancer in the state of Maine.

Nominations for the 2020 Amanda Dempsey Award presented by Amgen Oncology are open

The Amanda Dempsey Award presented by Amgen Oncology is presented each year to a cancer survivor who has a passion for helping others with cancer. Although Amanda was reserved and humble, she had a warm presence, and was passionate about giving back to her community. Click here to learn more about Amanda.

The recipient will be honored throughout Dempsey Challenge weekend, September 26 + 27, which will take place virtually for the 2020 event.

The criteria for nominees are as follows:

  • Individual must be a cancer survivor
  • Individual must demonstrate a passion for helping and inspiring others diagnosed with cancer
  • Individual lives and/or helps others in the state of Maine

Past winners include Priscilla “Pat” Rollins (2019), Barbara Deschenes (2018), Christina Parrish (2017), Brooke Ismail (2016), Dr. James Campbell (2015), Nel Bernard (2014), Hailey Sontag (2013), Kristen Short (2012), Laura Davis (2011), Scott Thomas (2010), and Carlene Sperry and Allen Lariviere (2009).

For questions, please call Maureen Higgins at the Dempsey Center in Lewiston at 207-800-4365.

Nomination: The 2020 Amanda Dempsey Award