WE EXIST TO HONOR THE
LIFE AND LEGACY
OF MADDY NELSON
The Maddy Nelson Memorial Foundation is a charitable organization that exists to honor Maddy's legacy, donate to charities supporting those affected by childhood cancer and provide scholarships for students. You can learn more about Maddy and her foundation below.
Maddy was 18 years old and a senior at Cambridge-Isanti High School when she passed away on May 24th, 2016 after a 3-year battle with childhood cancer, specifically, Rhabdomyosarcoma. Maddy was a typical teenager who loved life, her family, and adored her friends. She was an avid softball and volleyball player, enjoyed attending concerts, and loved outdoor summer fun on any lake.
Family and friends plan to honor her memory with the money raised going towards the Maddy Nelson Memorial Foundation.