Hope For Heather - Ovarian Cancer Awareness
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| 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 email@example.com 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.
|$25,000 for Local Support
. Heather's Angel Fund at Upstate Cancer Center - February 2015 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
|$40,000 for Ovarian Cancer Research
Nov 4, 2014 Hope for Heather presented a check to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund to help fund select 2014 research grants. Frieda Weeks President, Jesse Irwin Chairman of the Board and Gary Weeks Treasurer present a check to Audra Moran. The money raised in Central New York 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.
|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 Ovarian Cancer Awareness and Research.||Above: 60,000 TEAL Ribbons assembled by Hope for Heather Volunteers|