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Heapy Hughes Foundation

Supporting the passion for advancing the life sciences and medicine

Every person whose life is improved or saved, stems from an act of generosity that’s purely voluntary. That’s why donating is so extraordinary when you do it.



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Our Programs

We support students and researchers by providing scholarships and grants to qualified individuals.

About Us

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to supporting the efforts of students and researchers that share our passion of advancing medicine through science and engineering.

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You can support us through many ways, including PayPal, Donately, and shopping on AmazonSmiles.

Please help us support students pursue their dreams in science by donating to our Scholarship Fund.

Our latest activity

Karis Hughes passed away from this world in 2009 after a year-long battle with leukemia while pursuing her doctorate in Immunology. Karis was a loving, caring mother and wife and a dedicated scientist. She loved both learning and teaching. We are currently raising funds to support our scholarship fund in Karis’ name.