What is the Oliva Fund

The Oliva Fund for Cancer Care was established in honor of the Milford’s Oliva family for their ongoing commitment and generous support to Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford Regional Healthcare Foundation and our community through charitable donations.

The Oliva Fund for Cancer Care helps support expenses related to services beyond medical treatment for cancer patients at Milford Regional Medical Center and the Dana-Farber Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center at Milford Regional.

Some of the services and comfort items currently provided by the fund includes…


A system of massaging specific areas of the foot to promote healing and relieve stress in other parts of the body.

Pastoral Care

A Health care chaplains provide support to patients, families and staff.

Palliative Care

A Medical care specialty at MRMC that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing a life-threatening illness including cancer.

Gift Cards

Gas, food, toiletries, etc.

Patient Medical Supplies

Ensuring patient access to items not covered by medical insurance.

Support Groups

Group support is an important part of the healing process and the emotional support of dealing with the trauma of a cancer diagnosis.


A proficient instructor can facilitate a Japanese technique energy flow to relive stress associated with a serious illness.

Patient Comfort Carts

Helps to make a hospital stay more comfortable for patients.  The Patient Comfort Cart provides snacks, blankets, coffee and more to patients and their visitors.


Cab rides to and from medical appointments


Bras, wigs, cosmetics, lotions, prosthetics

Support and writing groups and counseling

And more

For more about the Oliva Fund for Cancer Care and to give CLICK HERE


Listen to MyFM 101.3 throughout the day, from 6am to 6pm on Monday August 28th for the 10th Annual WMRC Radiothon to benefit the Oliva Fund for Cancer Care at Milford Regional Medical Center.  Call in to make a donation at 508-473-1490.

Contact Us

Phone: (508) 473-1490

Address: 258 Main Street
PO Box 421 Milford, MA 01757
Email: wmrc@wmrcdailynews.com

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