Donations for Ovarian Cancer Awareness CNY

General Donation for Ovarian Cancer Research
Hope for Heather is a NYS non-profit corporation operated solely by volunteers. 100% of your donations are used to fund research, spread awareness in the community or to provide local support. You may donate to Hope for Heather via credit card or Paypal using the donate button on the right.. Send check donations to the address below. Please add Ovarian Cancer Research & Awareness to the memo line on your check.
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Heather's Angel Fund - Upstate Cancer Center
You may also direct your donation to the Hope for Heather Angel Fund. Your donations will be used to help Ovarian Cancer Patients at the Upstate Cancer Hospital get through another day of treatment. Please add the memo to your check or credit donation "The Angel Fund". You may donate to Hope for Heather via check, credit card or paypal. Click on the button to the right to start the process.
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Heather's Dance Scholarship
You may also direct your donation to the Heather Weeks Memorial Dance Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who will majoring in dance at an accredited educational institution. Please add the memo to your check or credit card donation "Memorial Scholarship.". Click on the button to the right to start the process.
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Make checks payable to:"Hope for Heather" and send to:
Hope for Heather,
PO Box 2208
Liverpool, NY 13089-2208

Recent Donations and Grants  
Dedication of the Angel Fund 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

2012 Donation to OCRF $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.

2012 Donation to OCRF $25,000 for Ovarian Cancer Research
Nov 14, 2012 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 research at the MD Anderson Cancer Center to find new microRNA biomarkers to develop new therapies for high grade epithelial ovarian cancers previously considered undruggable. These are the most lethal group of ovarian cancer cells.

Enterprise Rental Present Check for OC. Enterprise Rental Foundation Gift September 10, 2013 Oswego, NY. - Enterprise Rental manager Tim Chase presents a check for $1,500 to Frieda Weeks of Hope for Heather, Ovarian Cancer Alliance of CNY. Shown in the photo are (L-R): Gary Weeks - Hope for Heather; Mark Digby, SUNY Oswego - assistant hockey coach; Frieda Weeks, president - Hope for Heather; Tim Chase - Oswego branch of Enterprise Rent A Car; Ed Gosek SUNY Oswego - head hockey coach, and Ken Brush, Enterprise Rent A Car

Mary Gosek's Team Teal Check Dedication Totally Teal Team Fundraiser September 10, 2013 Oswego, NY. - Mary Gosek of SUNY Oswego IT Dept presents cash and checks from the Totally Teal Tuesdays and National Wear Teal Day fundraisers, to Frieda Weeks of Hope for Heather, Ovarian Cancer Alliance of CNY. Shown in the photo are (L-R): Tammy Reitz, Denise Izyk, & Susan Fisk SUNY Oswego, Gary Weeks - Hope for Heather, Lori Friel, Mary Gosek, Lori Reed - SUNY Oswego, Frieda Weeks - Hope for Heather, Diana Forbes - SUNY Oswego, Nate Weeks - H4H, Casey Walpole & Jodi Cary - SUNY Oswego.

Farah's San Diego Marathon Fundraiser Farah's San Diego Marathon Fundraiser July 8, 2013 Syracuse, NY. Farah Jadran - Athlete and Syracuse Woman Magazine Editor, presents a check for sponsor money raised during the June 2, San Diego Marathon. Farah added support for H4H's team TEAL by soliciting 26 sponsors, one for each of the 26 marathon miles $100 ea. Upon completion of the Marathon in 3:33:33 (excellent time) she added $2,600 for Ovarian Cancer Research.(L-R): Gary Weeks - Hope for Heather, Farah Jadran - SWM, Frieda Weeks - Hope for Heather.

Lauren Begay gives $10K grant to Hope for Heather Syracuse NY –$10K Grant from Macy's to Host the 2013 Teal Ribbon Run. Lauren Begay Macy's Carousel Store Manager presents Frieda Weeks with a check for $10,000 demonstrating the companies' commitment to Ovarian Cancer Awareness. This grant will help fund "The 2013 Teal Ribbon Run of Ovarian Cancer Awareness" Macy's has sponsored a team of employees at this event every year since its inception. The 2013 TEAL Ribbon Run is scheduled for September 29rd at the Syracuse Inner Harbor.

Dedication of the Angel Fund Heather's Angel Fund July 12 Syr. - Hope for Heather, Ovarian Cancer Alliance of CNY, launched Heather's Angel Fund, at the New Upstate Cancer Center. H4H 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 & Melissa Midgley presented the check to Toni Gary and Terry Toscano Shenfeld of the Foundation for Upstate Medical University
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Lauren Begay gives $10K grant to Hope for Heather Syracuse NY –$10K Grant from Macy's to Host the 2012 Teal Ribbon Run. Lauren Begay Macy's Carousel Store Manager presents Frieda Weeks with a check for $10,000 demonstrating the companies' commitment to Ovarian Cancer Awareness. This grant will help fund "The 2012 Teal Ribbon Run of Ovarian Cancer Awareness" Macy's has sponsored a team of employees at this event every year since its inception. The 2012 TEAL Ribbon Run is scheduled for September 23rd at the Syracuse Inner Harbor.

CGen Logo OSWEGO, NY – Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station (NMPNS), owned and operated by Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG), hosted a Valentine’s Day flower fundraiser and donated the proceeds to the Hope for Heather Foundation for ovarian cancer research in honor of Christine Schoeck-Blakely, a former NMPNS employee who lost her battle with Ovarian Caner August 14th, 2011. More than 160 bouquets of flowers were sold on site, making this fundraising effort a great success with a grand total of $2,767 raised. Many thanks to the Women in Nuclear that donated time and energy to help fight Ovarian Cancer in Central New York.

ABB Provides a $10K Grant to Hope for Heather

Syracuse, NY -Hope For Heather Receives a $10,000 grant from the employees of ABB USA.
Presenting the check at the ABB offices in Liverpool, NY are from Left Tony Scott, Mike, Don Martell and Carl Tuch (right side) to Frieda Weeks (President of Hope for Heather) and Gary Weeks, Treasurer. Hope for Heather is launching the “Tell a Woman” campaign in honor of Nancy Martell’s (husband Don center above) valiant battle against Ovarian Cancer over a 5-year span, ending tragically in March 2010. Hope for Heather’s mission is to educated all CNY women on the early symptoms of Ovarian Cancer. “The ‘Tell a Woman’ campaign will place informative literature and symptom cards in over 100 women centric business around central New York,” states President Frieda Weeks.


Jonna Ross gives $600 grant to Hope for Heather $600 Grant from Daughters of Columbus
Hope for Heather volunteer Mary Kay Buffington met Jonna Ross, President of the local Daughters of Columbus chapter. The chapter presented Hope for Heather with a very generous $600 grant for care and joy baskets that are delivered to ovarian cancer patients. Hope for Heather continues to spread a little joy and love to local ovarian cancer patients through the distribution of care baskets. Each basket contains health and beauty items, a journal, slippers, and other items to make their difficult treatment times a little brighter. read more
Lauren Begay gives $10K grant to Hope for Heather $10K Grant from Macy's Lauren Begay Macy's Carousel Store Manager presents Frieda Weeks with a check for $10,000 demonstrating the companies' commitment to Ovarian Cancer Awareness. This grant will fund "The Teal Ribbon Project;" Hope for Heather's popular Ovarian Cancer awareness program.The TEAL Ribbon Project activates church, schools, civic and private groups to help spread awareness. Through efforts of these community volunteers, 30,000 TEAL ribbons will be distributed at the 2011 NY State Fair; spreading awareness to 90,000 of the 1 million annual fair goers.
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