joe says "demc wknd"

Joe's team is spreading the word about a quintessentially Maine event: it’s Dempsey Challenge weekend! Join us at the Local Challenge in Lewiston, Maine, September 25th + 26th or participate in the Global Challenge from anywhere in the world! Run, walk, or ride in support of the Dempsey Center this weekend and help make life better for people impacted by cancer.

About the Dempsey Challenge

The Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen Oncology is a two-day, non-competitive fundraiser that champions the spirit of celebration and culture of paying it forward, traditionally hosted in Lewiston, Maine. Through the success of the 2020 virtual event, Dempsey Challenge 2021 is a now a Global event accessible to a worldwide audience who can participate virtually or to people wishing to participate live in the Local event at Simard-Payne Park in Lewiston, Maine. For the latest Dempsey Challenge news, visit

About the Dempsey Center

Founded in 2008 by actor Patrick Dempsey, the Dempsey Center provides no-cost services to cancer patients, survivors, care partners, and their families. Services offered at the Center include nutrition consultations, movement + fitness classes, complementary therapies, counseling, support groups, and more. Currently, our services can be accessed at our Centers in Lewiston and South Portland or via our virtual platform, Dempsey Connects. Learn more at