Hope For Heather - Ovarian Cancer Awareness

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Hope for Heather presents check to OCRF Grant 2015

3rd Annual TealGate

3rd Annual TealGate - Oswego Lakers Hockey

Join the Oswego State Lakers Mens and Wowens hockey teams, Coaches Care and Hope for Heather to spread Ovarian Cancer Awareness in CNY.
   -  Saturday, December 5th, 5 to 6:30pm
    at the Marano Campus Center Ice Arena | area map |

Mens hockey tickets for Dec 5th 7PM against Fredonia
Womens hockey tickets for Dec 5th 3PM against Neumann

    Go Lakers - Teal Gate Dec 5th

Random Act of Kindness Random Act of Kindness - Spreading Hope - Love
We celebrate the life of Heather Weeks, who left for heaven on November 14, 2008. Heather was a beautiful and caring woman. We ask that you do a random act of kindness on this day to celebrate her memory and life. You can demonstrate to others the power of giving, unconditionally; to show the community that Love, Hope, Family, random sharing is the foundation that drives your existence. Neighbors helping neighbors is the concept that built this nation.
Pay the toll for the car behind you. Purchase coffee for someone in line. Stop the car and give a homeless person water and a breakfast bar. Help someone with a disability. Visit someone in a nursing home.
You will be reminded how great you feel as you give. Then, please share how you performed your Random Act(s) of Kindness on the Random Act of Kindness facebook in Heather's memory - we love reading everyone's posts! It really helps brighten a long and dark day. Thanks

Holiday Shops 2015

2015 Holiday Shoppes - Sharing Hope in CNY!

The Junior League of Syracuse is thrilled to host the 20th annual Holiday Shoppes in November! We invite you to enjoy boutique shopping at its best at the Horticulture Building at the New York State Fairgrounds.
   -  Friday, November 13th, 10am to 7pm
   -  Saturday, November 14th, 10am to 6pm
   -  Sunday November 15th, 12pm to 5pm

Holiday Shoppes tickets are available for purchase at all Price Chopper locations and online on the JLS website.

1st Annual Teal Walk for Hope Thanks to everyone for an excellent new event for the Rome chapter of Hope for Heather.

Teal Ribbon Walk for Hope 2015.

See you Sept 10, 2016 for the 2nd Annual Walk for Hope.

7th Annual Teal Ribbon Run

7 th Annual Teal Ribbon 5K Run & 3K Walk

Date September 19, 2015
Weather = Sunny and Warm 89 degrees
Attendance = 1003
Fund Raising = 62,832
5K Winner Male = Joe Woodworth
5K Winner Female = Heather Webster
Top Individual Fundraiser = Frank Smith
Top Team Fundraising = Flo with Mary's Miighty Team of Teal
Teal Dash for Kids = 77 crossed the finish line

Thanks to everyone for a great event see you Sept 24, 2016

Turn the Palace Teal

3rd Annual Turn the Palace Teal Night - Saturday August 15, 2015
  - Ovarian Cancer Awareness Night at Oswego Speedway
  - Raffles, ribbons and symptoms cards available
  - Aug 15th - We are raffling a quilt made of race car T-shirts. This is the opportunity of a lifetime for a fan to have a piece of the track to cherish for years to come!!
  - Aug 1 and Aug 8th, we are raffling 10 seats in the VIP booth! Only 20 tickets will be sold. Each ticket costs $50. Last year these VIP tickets sold out early.
Fans can make a difference:
 *Aug 15th - TEAL Flash Mob!! We would love to have everyone dance with us in a flash mob during the autograph session on August 15th. Look for details at our booth on Aug 1st and Aug 8th.
  -  We are sellng Teal t-shirts on Aug 1st and Aug 8th in the pits and in the grandstands. Purchase yours to help Turn the Palace Teal on Aug 15th!
  - If you would like to pre-order a t-shirt please contact cathie@topstitch.com
  - On Aug 8th we will have "Teal There’s A Cure" car stickers for every race car. We will be passing them out in the pits. See Mary Gosek to get your sticker and help turn the palace teal.

Wednesday Bike Nights

Bike Nights with WSEN - May 20th to August 26th
  - Ovarian Cancer Awareness Night Pheonix Sports Restaurant
  - 228 Huntley Rd. Pheonix, NY
  - Live Music from the area's top bands
  - Drink specials all night
  - Food selections you will love
  - Hope for Heather Ovarian Cancer Booth
  - Tee shirts, Teal ribbons, Teal gear, Jewelry

For details: http://www.wsenfm.com/pages/pages.php?page=161

Brought to you by WSEN and Genesee beer

Comfort Baskets 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 support@hopeforheather.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.

2011 TEAL Ribbon Run - Great Day for Serious Cause 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.

Dedication of the Angel Fund $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

2014 Donation to OCRF $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.

Hope for Heather Booth volunteers handing out information Hope for Heather booth stocked with life saving information
Above: Hope for Heather volunteers handing thousands of visitors OC information Above: Hope for Heather booth stocked with life saving information
Brisk attendance throughout the fair. H4H volunteers happily spread OC awareness TEAL Ribbons and Ovarian Cancer Early Symptom Cards distributed by volunteers
Above: Brisk attendance throughout the fair. H4H volunteers happily spread OC awareness Above: TEAL Ribbons and Ovarian Cancer Early Symptom Cards distributed by volunteers
Laren Begay, Manager of Macys at Carousel Mall, Syracuse, presents a check for $30,000 TEAL ribbons 30,000 TEAL Ribbons assembled by Hope for Heather 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