Hope For Heather - Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Central New York, Syracuse, North Syracuse, Liverpool, Baldwinsville, Utica, Oswego, Cortland, Marcellus, Solvay, LaFayette, Fulton, Mexico, Parish, Rome, Sylvan Beach, Brewerton, Central Square
Hope for Heather is a 100% volunteer organization; We are so proud of what our volunteers have accomplished in Central New York; Excited about the future!


Hope for Heather presents check to OCRA Grant 2018
Hope for Heather delivers 2018 $75,000 Research Grant
to Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance of New York City.
Photo L to R: Jon Zeidman, Jesse Irwin, Audra Moran, Frieda Weeks, Gary Weeks

Teal Ribbon Run Banner

10th Annual Teal Ribbon Run/Walk
and Teal Kids Dash


The 10th annual Teal Ribbon Run was a hugh success. The weather was perfect for runners and walkers. 1,000 runner, walkers and supporters gathered to fund support for and awareness of Ovarian Cancer. See you next year. Mark your calendars for September 21.

2018 Donations to support registrants will remain open through October 22.

Runners: find your finishing times at this link: Teal Ribbon Run Finishing Times
Saturday September 22, 2018

Lewis Park, Minoa, NY 13116

100% of net proceeds benefit Ovarian Cancer Research, Awareness and Local Support.

Teal Ribbon Run More Info | Results of 2018 - 5K Run | Donate

Sisters in Strength Group

Sisters in Strength -
Meets 2nd Wednesday each Month
. Sisters in Strength monthly sessions support women during and beyond cancer treatments. Suvivorship sessions address topics pertinent to women living with cancer. Sessions are facilitated by Dr. Susan Segreti, Advanced Oncology Practitioner. Women meet in a safe and confidential setting on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Extended Stay and Suites on 7th North Street in Liverpool. This group is open to all female cancer survivors.

Positively BRCA -
Meets 3rd Thursday each Month
For all women that share the BRCA gene mutation and others that want to know more about genetics and cancer.

Contact: support@hopeforheather.org


Dedication of the Angel Fund
Care Baskets for Survivors
. Hope for heather supplies baskets of care items for survivors of gynecologic cancers. This baskets include many of the items that cancer survivors in treatment need and appreciate. You can help us expand this program by sending an email (support@hopeforheather.org) with the name of a friend you know is a newly diagnosed patient. Or you can participate by donating personal items or money to purchase supplies. If you would like to donate to this fund, please add the memo to your check or credit donation "Care Baskets for Survivors."

Dedication of the Angel Fund
50K TEAL Ribbons for Awareness
. Hope for Heather needs 50,000 TEAL ribbons to encourage ovarian cancer awareness. Help us get the conversation started by hosting a TEAL ribbon party. Have some girl friends over for tea and conversation. All materials and instructions are provided. Contact support@hopeforheather.org Details: www.hopeforheather.org

Dedication of the Angel Fund $25,000 for Local Support
. Heather's Angel Fund at Upstate Cancer Center - January 2016 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 Terry Toscano Shenfeld of the Foundation for Upstate Medical University