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Our Partners


Friends of Summer and Jake

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in every area of medicine and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow. With two outstanding hospitals and over 150 outpatient practices with over 1,200 physicians, BWH serve patients from New England, throughout the United States, and from 120 countries around the world.

Sunburn Alert

Sunburn Alert products measure you daily dose of UVA/UVB (broad spectrum) sun exposure. Sunburn Alert UV products make it easy to remember to reapply sunscreen and when to get out of the sun.

Smiths Detection

Smiths Detection is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for military, transportation, homeland security and resilience applications. They apply multiple technologies to identify, quickly, a range of threats that include biological and chemical agents and toxic
industrial chemicals, explosives, narcotics, weapons and illegal items.

Melanoma Research Foundation

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is the largest independent organization devoted to melanoma. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma, the MRF also educates patients, caregivers and physicians about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.


Kivvit provides their clients innovative and immersive public affairs and communications strategies.

Melanoma Research Alliance

MRA is the largest private funder of melanoma research. To date, MRA has awarded more than $60 million to 144 research programs to make transforming advances in the prevention,
diagnosis and staging, and treatment of melanoma, including research in biological causes of
carcinogenesis, skin screening, biomarkers, imaging, immunotherapy, molecularly targeted therapy, and combination therapy.

Command Consulting Group

Command Consulting Group is a global security and intelligence firm which provides services and solutions to government and private clients.



Educational Partners

We are grateful to our generous partners for their efforts in educating children to eradicate skin cancer.


United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation has educated thousands of children as a critical partner of the SunWise with Shade Poster Contest.

Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Surgeon General

As the Nation’s Doctor, the Surgeon General provides Americans with the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury. In 2014, the acting Surgeon General released the department’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer, which educated millions of people about the importance of sun safety.


If your organization are interested in becoming a partner, please contact Hubbell Knapp at Hubbell@shadefoundation.org.

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