Hope For Heather - Ovarian Cancer Awareness
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|Teal Ribbon Run 2014 - Registration now open!
- 5K Certified Run and 3K Family Fun Walk
- NEW! After Race Family Party - Festival in The Park
- New Location: Lewis Park, South Main St., Minoa, NY 13116
- New Day: Saturday, September 13th, 2014
- Runners! Score your Personal Best Time (PBT) at this race!
- Flat Course - down hill to the finish line!
- Paws for a Cause Fund Raising Contest!
Registration and Event Details | Volunteers
| Comfort Baskets - Ovarian Cancer Patients – Hope for Heather gives comfort baskets to Ovarian Cancer Patients providing a little joy and pampering to brighten a gloomy day during the ups and downs of cancer treatment. They say we care, we are with you, we love you.
Now for a requested $100 donation, you can sponsor a basket for a friend or loved one. A great way to show your support, you are there, you are part of their fight.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to start the process.
Typical contents: Fleece blanket, hand made slippers, lotions, shower gel, candles, uplifting books, treatment journal, cancer treatment information, and more. . . ..
The local chapter of Daughters of Columbus was the initial sponsors of this program, providing comfort baskets to patients throughout Onondaga County.
|Beautiful HOPE Candles available $15 each. 100% all natural Soy Wax, Soft scent of Hydrangea! $5 from the sale of each candle goes directly to Hope for Heather. www.wittywicks.com or check out the Hope for Heather Facebook page.
|Heather's Angel Fund December 5, 2013 Syr. - Hope for Heather, Ovarian Cancer Alliance of CNY, updates Heather's Angel Fund grant, at the New Upstate Cancer Center. H4H donated another $5,000 toward their pledged $25,000 for patients and family members to cover extra costs of treatment, not covered by medical insurance: meal vouchers, parking, personal care, gas card. President Frieda Weeks with Gary Weeks presented the check to Toni Gary and Terry Toscano Shenfeld of the Foundation for Upstate Medical University
|$30,000 for Ovarian Cancer Research
Nov 16, 2013 Hope for Heather presented a check to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund to help fund select 2013 research grants. Frieda Weeks President & Board Chairman Jesse Irwin present a check to Audra Moran and Jon Zeidman. The money raised in CNY will support researchers under review at this time. Research projects chosen will support the mission of Hope for Heather by advancing early detection, inproved treatment methods, discoveries that may lead to a cure for Ovarian Cancer.
Ribbons Color NY State Fair
9/06/2013 - Hope for Heather (H4H) volunteers manned two booths (one in the Art & Home Building, the second in the Hall of Health) at the 2013 NY State Fair to spread Ovarian Cancer Awareness. The H4H volunteers distributed over 45,000 TEAL colored ribbons with the companion wallet sized symptom cards. The attendance at the fair was down about 10% from 2012 or about 851,000 this year. Mayor Stephanie Miner helped spread Ovarian Cancer awareness during her talk at the Women's Day program. Interactive Fairgrounds map | NYS Fair Info
|Above: Interactive NYS Fair map. Click on building #8; Art " Home Center||Above: Art & Home Building at the Great NY State Fair. Visit the Hope for Heather booth!|
|Above: Hope for Heather volunteers handing thousands of visitors OC information||Above: Hope for Heather booth stocked with life saving information|
|Above: Brisk attendance throughout the fair. H4H volunteers happily spread OC awareness||Above: TEAL Ribbons and Ovarian Cancer Early Symptom Cards distributed by volunteers|
|Above: Laren Begay, Manager of Macys at Carousel Mall, Syracuse, presents a check for 30,000 TEAL ribbons||Above: 30,000 TEAL Ribbons assembled by Hope for Heather Volunteers|
|The Great NY State
Fair, Aug 25th thru Sept. 5, 2011. Visit Hope for Heather's booth
in the Art & Home (Women's) Building. Ask for your Teal Ribbon. Wear
your Teal Ribbon for National Wear Teal Day.
01/31/11 - News 10 Now Video recap of "Party for a Cure" and Wellness Fair
01/27/11 - FM92.1 Radio Interview with Gary Dunes and Frieda Weeks
01/30/11 - Party for a Cure Photos by Jim McGregor Photography (great photo gallery)
|Photos & Video: Nancy Martell |Party for a Cure News 10 Now Video | Party for a Cure | TEAL Ribbon Walk | NY State Fair | Abby Hoag Party | Abby's News 10 now Video | Yoga for a Cause ||