18th Annual MK5K® & One-Mile Fun Run & MK5K My Way (Virtual)

For almost 20 years, we have been painting the town pink – all to support the Mary Kay Ash Foundation’s two-fold mission of funding research to cure cancers affecting women and ending domestic violence against women. We come together from across the city, across the state, and across the country. It’s because we show up for each other. We’re moving and empowering women. And giving back is in our DNA.

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Who We Are

Guided by Mary Kay Ash’s dream to enrich the lives of women everywhere, the Mary Kay Ash Foundation raises and distributes funds to invest in breakthrough cancer research to find cures for cancers affecting women and ending domestic violence against women.

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Fundraise

Help support our two-fold mission by contributing to the Mary Kay Ash Foundation through various fundraising events throughout the year – or better yet – host your own fundraiser!

Ways to Give →
Cancer Research

Learn about our most recent cancer research grant recipients and the innovative work they are contributing to their field.

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Domestic Violence

View a list of recent domestic violence shelter grant recipients providing life-saving work to those seeking a safe place, free from violence.

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Cancer Research & Domestic Violence Grant Recipients’ Stories

Guided by Mary Kay Ash’s dream to enrich the lives of women everywhere, the Mary Kay Ash Foundation raises and distributes funds to invest in breakthrough cancer research and clinical trials to find a cure for women-related cancers and ending gender-based violence against women and girls. Learn more about our past and present recipients to see how these grants are making a positive impact in women’s lives.

Doris Benbrook, PhD
Dr. Benbrook’s Story →
Judith Agudo, PhD
Dr. Agudo’s Story →
Ronny Drapkin, PhD
Dr. Drapkin’s Story →
Hui Feng, MD, PhD
Dr. Feng’s Story →

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