Join us on November 13th for a double workshop event! At 3:30pm Tracy White will be moderating a workshop based on Kelly A. Turner’s “Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds.” This workshop will cover what a “radical remission” is and explain the 9 key factors that can help you boost your immune system to fight cancer. Then from 6pm-7:30pm there will be our monthly SHARE Ovarian Cancer Support Group. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
If you’ve ever felt stressed or overwhelmed. If you ever had trouble sleeping or difficulty concentrating, then you are not going to want to miss this! On Thursday, December 6th, 2018, T.E.A.L.® is hosting a workshop titled “Ten Essential Oils Perfect for Stress Reduction and Wellness.” It will be held at the T.E.A.L® Community Center, 533 16th Street, Brooklyn, NY from 6:00-7:30pm. There will be a talk with plenty of time for questions. In-house sampling, as it appropriate, will be available. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
PS 164 in Brooklyn, NY hosted a bake sale at their school on October 12th with the proceeds being donated to T.E.A.L.®. Parent Coordinator, Solange, urged the school sell as many teal colored treats as they can – and they did! This bake sale sold over 360 cupcakes raising $885! Thank you to PS164 and Solange for supporting T.E.A.L.®!
On October 13th, 2018, the T.E.A.L.® Community Center hosted a free Wellness Weekend, which included no-cost mammograms and genetic testing information. Over 20 members of the community attended the workshop, including a visit from News 12 Brooklyn! T.E.A.L.® thanks Research for Life® American Italian Cancer Foundation and Myriad Genetics for their generous contributions to the Wellness Weekend – we hope to have several more programs like this in the future. Follow the link to see our clip on News 12! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CBYlW6AE1A&t=2s
On October 4th T.E.A.L.® had the privilege of attending Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Gynecologic Surgery & Ovarian Cancer Management Conference. This was amazing conference where we were able to learn about all the latest things involving ovarian cancer. We were especially excited to hear about the new findings and methods of treating ovarian cancer. Conferences such as these give us a sense of empowerment and hope that we are one step closer to seeing an end to ovarian cancer! Thank you to all of the AMAZING doctors who are working on this important issue.
Alyssa Manfredini-Programs Associate at T.E.A.L.®, Dr. Ginger Garner-MD, FACOG at MSKCC, T.E.A.L.® CEO- Pamela Esposito-Amery
Tell Every Amazing Lady® was featured at the Harvard Global Women’s Empowerment 3rd Annual Expo on September 29, 2018 in Boston. T.E.A.L.® spoke with Harvard students and alumni about ovarian cancer and in an awareness campaign to educate the Harvard community. Showcased among other exceptional Global Women’s programs, T.E.A.L.® advised women to listen to their bodies and provided educational materials. Thank you to the Harvard Global Women’s Empowerment team!
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer offered a free full-day Ovarian Cancer Education Course for survivors, friends, and families in Manhattan, NY on September 29th, 2018. Tell Every Amazing Lady® sponsored this program which included distributing resources and information to participants at the event. The FWC’s Survivor Course enabled T.E.A.L.® to continue its efforts to support survivors of ovarian cancer along with their caretakers, loved ones, and anyone else affected by ovarian cancer. The survivor course included panels, discussions between survivors, and talks led by doctors throughout the day, as participants went over everything from clinical trials and immunotherapy to mindfulness. T.E.A.L.® is very excited to have been a part of this wonderful program for survivors.
On September 28th, City Hall was lit the color teal in honor of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! This was the third year City Hall has been lit teal helping us raise even more awareness about ovarian cancer! We want to thank City Hall for joining our campaign and for the continued support.
A big thank you to Timothy Marshall and S.W.A.G. (Sisters with a Goal) for raising $1,700 through the 4th Annual Girls Night Out “Pink & Teal” event, and also through FaceBook fundraisers! We always appreciate their amazing dedication and support of T.E.A.L.®’s mission to raise awareness about ovarian cancer! There is still time for YOU to help us reach our goal this year!
Tell Every Amazing Lady® had the honor of having Wonder Woman in TEAL at our 5th Annual Savannah T.E.A.L.® Walk on September 22, 2018! Faith dressed up as Wonder Woman to honor her mom, Camille Rogers, a professor at Southern Georgia University and an ovarian cancer survivor. As Wonder Woman, Faith was able to distribute over 500 ovarian cancer awareness cards to community members to raise awareness during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Follow the link to learn more and watch Camille on WSAV talking about her journey and helping raise awareness about ovarian cancer!
The Lady Titans Softball team from Lake Oconee Academy in Georgia, hosted a teal Out game on Tuesday, September 18th. Students and teachers were asked to wear a shirt designed for the game at school on Tuesday and to the game that evening. T.E.A.L.® supporter, Lea, was presented a check for $700 at the start of the varsity game. In addition to wearing teal jerseys and selling the t-shirts, the team also painted teal ribbons on the field and used teal bases. This was an amazing and fun way to raise awareness and funds for ovarian cancer!
Claudia Poccia, best known for her work in the luxury cosmetics and skincare industry, published an article in honor of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, urging the public to take action in the fight against ovarian cancer. Claudia actively gives back to the cancer community, helping women going through the struggles of cancer look, and feel, beautiful. In the article, Claudia explains how she was affected by ovarian cancer when her sister was diagnosed and gives a shout out to T.E.A.L.® recognizing the work that we do. Claudia stopped by our T.E.A.L.® Community Center over the summer to meet with our CEO & Co-Founder, Pamela. Thank you Claudia for all that you do to help every lady feel amazing! Follow the link to read her article.
Along with the national organization Turn the Towns Teal®, Tell Every Amazing Lady® promoted awareness about ovarian cancer in Brooklyn on August 20th, 2018, and September 14th, 2018. On these dates, T.E.A.L.® held a ribbon tying campaign in Brooklyn on 5th Avenue, North Flatbush Avenue, and Myrtle Avenue. T.E.A.L.® supporters, with the help of the local Business Improvement Districts and volunteers, tied teal ribbons around trees in honor of September being ovarian cancer awareness month. Thank you to Turn the Towns Teal® and to the many volunteers who helped us turn Brooklyn teal!
On September 8th, 2018, T.E.A.L.® hosted the 10th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run for ovarian cancer. Thanks to the many participants and volunteers at the 10th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run, T.E.A.L.® celebrated a decade of raising awareness, supporting survivors, and funding ovarian cancer research. The walk took place at the Bandshell at Prospect Park and hasn’t reached its goal yet of $250,000! To donate go to www.TealWalk.org/Brooklyn. All the profits raised at the 10th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run will go to supporting T.E.A.L.® mission of awareness, support, and medical research.
The event included a non-competitive run, walk, a survivor ceremony, and several booths and stations for ovarian cancer awareness and support. During September, which is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month T.E.A.L.® Walks could be seen in various cities of the USA throughout the month. Thank you to all the walkers, runners, and volunteers who made this year’s events possible, and thank you to everyone who has helped T.E.A.L.® continue its mission in the past 10 years!
One of our Youth Ambassadors, Kiara Carrion, had her fashion line, Kitara featured in Harlem Fashion Week! Kiara continues to impress us with her amazing perseverance and dedication at such a young age! Read below about her inspiration behind her beautiful, teal, designs.
In the words of Kiara: “My Teal Goddess Collection at HFW honored the beautiful women that have been touched by Ovarian Cancer. The Orange piece represented a symbol of Strength, Courage, Hope and Faith. Blessed to have shown my collection at fashion week at the age of 17. It was an amazing experience from the audition process to seeing the models on the runway. I want to thank my friends and family that came to support me and the amazing models that did an amazing job.”
Josephine Corcoran, an ovarian cancer survivor, walked with T.E.A.L.® and her team, Team Jo, at the 10th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run for ovarian cancer. After several months of chemotherapy and surgery, Jo found out that her cancer had returned, but nonetheless she walked in Brooklyn for ovarian cancer! Jo and 21 of her friends and family made it to the walk on September 8th, 2018. Jo’s story was featured atsilive.com, which also highlighted T.E.A.L.®’s mission and promoted the 10th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run. Thank you, Jo!
On Saturday, September 1st, T.E.A.L.® kicked off National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month with the lighting of Luna Park’s Parachute Jump in Coney Island the color teal for the 4th year in a row! In addition to this, T.E.A.L.® partnered with the Brooklyn Cyclones whom allowed our CEO, Pamela Esposito-Amery, to throw the first pitch, and later awarded her with a “Winning Woman” award. An amazing opportunity to raise awareness! Follow the link to read our featured story in the Brooklyn Reporter, https://brooklynreporter.com/2018/09/coney-island-parachute-jump-lights-t-e-a-l-for-ovarian-cancer-awareness-month/ .
Brooklyn Borough Hall was lit teal from September 1st through September 8th to kick off National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. A press conference was held on the steps of Borough Hall on August 28th to announce the lighting and educate the public on ovarian cancer. Speakers at the press conference included Andrea Hertzberg from Share Cancer Support, Council Member Espinal, Dr. Wendy Wilcox – Obstetrician/Gynecologist at NYC Health + Hospitals Kings County, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, and our CEO & Co-Founder Pamela Esposito- Amery. Thank you to all who attended and for the continued support, especially the 20k1 Lions Clubs members, and Pee Wee from the Brooklyn Cyclones!
On August 25th, T.E.A.L.® had over 40 volunteers come to our Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Community Center to help stuff our goodie bags for the 10th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run. Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers – without your help none of this would be possible!
On September 16th, the North Jersey Corvette Club will hold their 10th Annual Corvette & Open Car Show from 9:00am-3:00pm in Pompton Plains, NJ. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to T.E.A.L.®. Come join us for a fun day benefiting a great cause! Register before August 31st for a discounted price! For more information visit www.northjerseycorvetteclub.com.
On July 13th the Savannah Bananas will playing a game with ALL proceeds being donated to ovarian cancer research! The game will take place at Grayson Stadium at 7:05pm. Contact Kayla Scheps at at 715-641-0838 or KaylaScheps@stu.southuniversity.edu if you have any questions and/or to purchase tickets! Go to https://tinyurl.com/y72jwr6m for more details!
WHAT A GREAT, FUN WAY TO RAISE AWARENESS!
During the subway series on June 8th, supporters were able to purchase tickets to the game while raising money for T.E.A.L.®. It is always great to see our teal shirts in the stands. What a great, fun way to raise awareness!
On June 22nd, Cancer and Careers held their 8th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer in NYC! T.E.A.L.® is one of Cancer and Careers’ community partners and had educational materials given out at the conference to hundreds of attendees. Visit www.facebook.com/cancerandcareers to learn more!
Throughout the year, the 4th grade class at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy has been collecting pennies to donate to T.E.A.L.®. They raised a total of $100 and counting! Thank you to Ms. Maher and all the students and families for the support! Follow the link below to read more about this amazing class. https://sjwca.org/4th-grade-class-page/
T.E.A.L.® Volunteer, Mandy Irvin held a painting with a twist event in Charlotte, NC. Guests were able to enjoy a night of painting while raising money for T.E.A.L.®. The event raised $460! Thank you to Mandy and Painting with a Twist in Charlotte for organizing this event!
On June 30th, T.E.A.L.® supporters raised over $1,200 during a painting event in Garden City, NY. Guests were able to enjoy an afternoon of painting with raffles and prizes, while supporting a great cause. Thank you to all who organized and attended the event!
T.E.A.L.’s® Youth Ambassador Sarah DahDouh, Miss San Francisco, competed in Miss California on July 1st using T.E.A.L.® as her platform. Sarah won a preliminary award and placed within the top 7! Congratulations to Sarah and thank you for helping T.E.A.L.® raise awareness about ovarian cancer!
Lions Club District 20-K1 NY was able to donate $3,650 to T.E.A.L.® this past week. Thank you for your continued support throughout the years! The donation helps T.E.A.L.® follow their mission in spreading awareness about ovarian cancer!
Investors Bank participated in Brooklyn’s 7th Heaven Street Fair in Park Slope right outside their Park Slope branch this summer. Investors Bank continues to support T.E.A.L.® in various ways. Keep an eye out for Investors employees volunteering at our upcoming 10th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run.Thank you to Investors Bank for your support!