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Meet a New Member of Washington’s ‘Smart Girls Club’

Posted by Janet Hudson, Corporate and Foundation Grants Manager on November 19th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Last Thursday evening, at a sparkling affair in the Four Seasons hotel, Kimberley Fritts, CEO of the Podesta Group and a board member of Prevent Cancer Foundation, was one of the recipients of the 2012 “Women Who Mean Business” award. Ms. Fritts was joined by her husband, daughter and numerous colleagues at the awards ceremony. [caption id="attachment_8752" align="alignright" width="300"] Prevent Cancer Foundation board member Kimberley Fritts flanked by Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving Director ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation attends the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Posted by Lisa Hughes on June 21st, 2012 | No Comments »
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Earlier this month, Prevent Cancer Foundation leadership and staff attended the 2012 ASCO annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.  Represented by Carolyn Aldigé (President and Founder), Carolyn Schmidt (Managing Director of Development) and Lisa Hughes (Senior Director, Policy and Advocacy) the Foundation joined approximately 30,000 other individuals representing the oncology, advocacy and corporate communities. The weekend centered on the work that we are all doing across the spectrum of oncology. [caption id="attachment_7417" align="alignright" width="300"] Senior Director of ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation Partners with The Life Tie Project

Posted by Carolyn Schmidt, Managing Director, Development on June 13th, 2012 | No Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a partnership with The Life Tie Project. This inspiring company creates beautiful neckties and scarves designed to start conversations about improving cancer treatment and donates the proceeds of each Life Tie purchase to organizations and initiatives that make a substantial impact on cancer research and prevention. I recently spoke to Sevan Mehrabian, Director of Outreach at The Life Tie Project, about the motivation behind creating the Project, ...

A Mother’s Day Gift that Saves Lives

Posted by Jamie Cooper, Individual Giving Manager on May 11th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Like so many adult children I often struggle with how to give back to my wonderful parents in meaningful ways. They already have everything they truly need, so I always scramble to think of ideas that are creative gifts that express how much they mean to me. [caption id="attachment_7132" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Jamie and her mom Julia"][/caption] This Mother’s Day I am giving my mother a gift that will save lives.  I am making a contribution to the ...