About the Foundation

Matthew Hill Foundation, Established 2015

Est. 2015

Matthew Hill Foundation was established in Emeryville, CA as a non-profit organization. The Foundation focuses on raising cancer awareness through unique fundraising efforts and partnering with like-minded organizations.

Matthew Hill Foundation, Raised $5M+ To Date

Raised $5M +

Over 5 million dollars has been raised since 2009 through No-Shave November, funding education, prevention, & research. The Foundation is fueled by organic growth from participants and donors raising funds to help fight cancer.

Matthew Hill Foundation, Dedicated to Funding Cancer Research


Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide and MHF, Inc strives to be a part of the future of cancer research and social awareness. The organization has made a great impact on its followers and continues to grow everyday.

No-Shave November Website

No-Shave November

The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free. Donate the money you typically spend on shaving and grooming to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the battle.

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No-Shave November Financial Breakdown


The following financial information is for the 2015 fiscal year (ending 12/31/2015)

The Foundation is proud to announce over 86% of donations were directed towards programs and partnering organizations. Fundraising costs, including payment processing and marketing, accounted for 5.8%, while general & administrative expenses were 3.7%. The remaining funds raised are held as reserves to support future programs.

  Financials   Form 990

Board of Directors

John McPhee

John McPhee

John is a senior partner at KPMG LLP with over 30 years of experience as an M&A professional and an auditor. He serves as Lead Partner for KPMG’s largest corporate clients in the consumer, industrial and technology industries. He provides advice and assistance to clients in their acquisition, investment and divestment transactions and is actively involved in coordinating services to venture backed start-ups.

Nicholas Hill

Nicholas Hill

Nicholas is a treasury analyst at LendUp and has worked in several capacities within the company. With over nine years of experience in financial services, he works closely with external banking partners as well as collaborating with other departments at LendUp to improve cash management.

Monica Hill

Monica Hill

Monica is the executive director at Matthew Hill Foundation after working the past few years as the director of development. Prior to running the Foundation, she has experience across several industries from insurance sales to a pastry cook at bakeries & restaurants in the Bay Area. She is constantly looking for ways to spread the Foundation's mission.

Andrew Hill

Andrew Hill

Andrew is a security engineer at Snap, Inc. He has helped Snap move from a small startup to a publicly traded company while maintaining the network and infrastructure that protects users' information. Prior to Snap, he worked as an incidence response associate with one of the largest private U.S. companies.