The MedGift platform will discontinue operations as of  December 1, 2022.  If you have an active page, please plan as of December 1, 2022, the page will no longer be accessible to you or to others.  We are humbled by the support and caring our users have shown to one another, to Diem and to MedGift. 

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Connecting People in Need with People who Care!

MedGift, a 501(c)3 charity, is a resource for people facing a health-related journey. MedGift no longer offers personal fundraising.

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MedGift Support Pages: For individuals and families who find themselves facing a healthcare challenge

Whether you or someone you love faces a long-term fight like childhood cancer, recovery from a surgery or accident, or is in need of items that can ease a health-related journey.

MedGift allows you to  create your own personal support page so you can share with your friends and loved ones where you are on your journey and how they can help.  You can share updates on progress, post photos, and receive encouragement and support from your community.  Keep this private or with share your social network if you like.  You also have calendaring to organize help for day-to-day life.

How It Works

MedGift takes the guesswork and awkwardness out of asking how one can help. Through your personalized MedGift support page, you or your advocate can describe how friends and loved ones can best provide support.

1. Start A Support Page​​

  • It’s easy, fast and free
  • Sign up using your email or facebook
  • Create a support page for yourself, a loved one, or a friend!
  • Support pages help those going through ANY health related journey.
  • Add a Support Calendar if you like.

2. Share With Friends​

  • Share your page with close friends and family, letting them know how they can help you
  • We give you tools to help organize and engage your online support community
  • Facebook, Twitter, Email are great ways to share your page
  • By sharing your page, you let those who care know how they can help!

3. Receive Help​

  • Organize and get help with daily tasks with your Care Calendar.
  • Keep friends updated on your status, allowing them to give you love & encouragement through your support wall.
  • So many ways to get help through MedGift!

Set up a support page today and get the personalized help you really need.

Diem Brown

MedGift Founder Diem Brown

While Diem lost her fight on November 14th, 2014 her dream lives on, please learn about MedGift’s vision through her own words…

“Hi, my name is Diem Brown. During my first bout of Ovarian Cancer in 2005 …

What a special way to help not only a patient in need, but their loved ones as well. Thank you MedGift.
Great organization inspired by an amazing, vivacious, young woman who left this as her legacy.
MedGift has made helping in the most unthinkable circumstances possible! There is no longer uncertainty in how to help out a family friend or loved one.

MedGift Advocacy Services, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization, classified as a public charity and is registered in the State of Georgia under EIN 81-4017965.

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Diem Brown

“Hi, my name is Diem Brown. During my first bout of Ovarian Cancer in 2005, I realized how hopeless and isolated one can become while going through a hardship.”

“I was an entertainment reporter at the time and wanted to get a real looking human wig so I could continue working without letting anyone know I was undergoing chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer. I had no idea that human hair wigs costs were in the thousands! At the same time, all of my girlfriends were asking how they could help me and I wanted to say “I need money for a wig” but I felt too silly to ask them for money.”

“That was until I kept getting email after email from my girlfriends with their wedding and baby registry links. In an instant, I realized that we celebrate and support every life milestone except when one becomes ill or is going through a hardship. We celebrate the birth of a child with a baby registry, we celebrate the joining of two lives with a wedding registry… why not create a site where we could also celebrate the fight for a life going through a hardship with a support registry.”

“MedGift was born because I know how isolated one can feel when it seems you are going through a tough journey alone. I wanted to create a home where people can feel how powerful a support community can be and bring an element of celebration of that fighting spirit in each of us when life seems to throw you an unmanageable curve-ball.”

“My educational background is in communications and journalism. My skill set of investigation lead me to diving into the world of programming and learning website design and user experience compatibility since 2005.”

“I currently write a weekly blog for People Magazine as their health and women’s issue contributor as it is my passion for those who struggle to know that they are not alone and to help show them a way to regain the hope that helps us to fight!”

“My second ovarian cancer battle in 2012-2013 gave me more insight into what someone needs when they feel their world is crumbling in around them. It also gave me even more passion and inspiration to create a complete support website that can help someone who is struggling on every level: emotionally, physically and financially! MedGift is a site for you, so please let us know your comments and ideas on how we can better help you through your hardship journey!”