T.E.A.L.® lights Brooklyn Borough Hall teal

T.E.A.L.® lit up Brooklyn Borough Hall in Downtown Brooklyn the color teal from September 7th through 13th, 2020, to continue its kickoff of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. It was the foundation’s seventh year working with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, who has supported T.E.A.L.® in every year of his administration.

T.E.A.L.® lights Coney Island Luna Park Parachute Jump

T.E.A.L.® lit the Coney Island Luna Park Parachute Jump the color teal from August 29th to September 2nd, 2020, to commemorate the start of September’s National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The foundation’s 6th annual lighting in Coney Island, Brooklyn, helped make residents throughout New York City aware of ovarian cancer. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, T.E.A.L.® was unable to also host its annual press conference at the lighting, or walk on the field at a Brooklyn Cyclones game at MCU Park.

Brooklyn newspapers inform readers about T.E.A.L.® lighting Luna Park Parachute Jump teal

The Brooklyn Paper and the Home Reporter published stories about Tell Every Amazing Lady® lighting Luna Park’s Parachute Jump the color teal on August 31st.  The newspapers each sent photographers, who took photos of T.E.A.L.® staff and volunteers in Coney Island. The stories were published on the websites on September 5th and 6th, helping more Brooklyn residents learn about ovarian cancer and T.E.A.L.®’s work ahead of its 11th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run in Prospect Park. 

Read Brooklyn Paper’s story here.

Read Home Reporter’s story here.



T.E.A.L.® Raises Ovarian Cancer Awareness in Greenwich, Connecticut

During National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (September), T.E.A.L.® has been able to promote our mission in Litchfield and Greenwich, Connecticut. Across the Greenwich town, plus 109 homes and 27 businesses displayed teal lights to raise awareness about ovarian cancer and show solidarity with those affected by ovarian cancer. Plus, the local YWCA has partnered with T.E.A.L.® to promote women’s health, and hosted a program on “How to Prevent and Survive Ovarian Cancer”, with leading surgeons and oncologists from New York Presbyterian Hospital and Yale who spoke and answered questions. The Sound Beach Fire Department participated in spreading awareness by having the exterior of their building illuminated in teal colored lights and an ovarian cancer awareness flag raised.

T.E.A.L.®’s mission was featured in several local news outlets and at the Greenwich Town Hall. The Greenwich Republican Town Council also announced its support of Tell Every Amazing Lady® for National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The Greenwich RTC is dedicated to educating the Greenwich community about the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer in order to decrease the number of ovarian cancer related deaths. In sponsoring T.E.A.L.®, the RTC hopes to put a spotlight on the disease and encourage women to listen to their bodies. Also taking place in Connecticut , on September 22nd, was our 5th Annual Litchfield, T.E.A.L.® Walk  organized by Hope Assembly #46, International Order of Rainbow for Girls.  Thank you to all Connecticut partners who helped T.E.A.L.® promote ovarian cancer awareness this September!

T.E.A.L.® Lights City Hall Teal for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

On September 27th, 2017, T.E.A.L.® lit New York City’s city hall the color teal, in honor of the end of September, which is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. As National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month comes to an end, we continue to spread awareness about this disease and unite the city and all who have been impacted by Ovarian Cancer. For more information about our annual September Awareness Campaign, visit www.tealwalk.org/septemberawareness

T.E.A.L.® Lights the Luna Park Parachute Jump Teal

On Friday, September 1st, for the 3rd year in a row, T.E.A.L.® lit the Parachute Jump in Luna Park Teal to mark the start of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Council Member Mark Treyger made a short speech, having joined community members, staff, and volunteers in the fight against ovarian cancer. As CEO Pamela Esposito-Amery explained to Brooklyn Reporter, “by lighting a monument, it might get women to a doctor earlier and save lives.” The parachute jump was lit for 4 days, prompting residents throughout New York to learn more about what Teal stands for, and learn more about the signs and symptoms of Ovarian Cancer. News 12 was also in attendance, reporting live and speaking to survivors about the importance of awareness regarding the disease. For the full video, you can visit: http://brooklyn.news12.com/clip/13669281/brooklyn-organization-kicks-off-ovarian-cancer-awareness-month

T.E.A.L.® & Luna Park Light the Parachute Jump Teal!

Join us for the 3rd annual T.E.A.L.®  Lighting of Luna Park’s Parachute Jump September 1st, 2017 to kick off Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! T.E.A.L.® will be holding a press conference at 6:30pm followed by a lighting ceremony, plus T.E.A.L.® volunteers, supporters, survivors, and families touched by Ovarian Cancer will be attending dressed in teal. The Parachute Jump will be lit the color teal until September 3rd, so come out and see our name in lights for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month!