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#GivingTuesday needs you to give back

Posted by Dorothy Jean Abernathy, Development Associate & Event Coordinator on November 20th, 2012 | No Comments »

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is partnering with #GivingTuesday™ for their inaugural national day of giving on Tuesday November 27, 2012.  In light of the other two post-Thanksgiving shopping events, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday™ seeks to encourage charitable activities and donations that support nonprofit organizations like the Prevent Cancer Foundation. [caption id="attachment_8775" align="alignright" width="150"] Join the Prevent Cancer Foundation in #GivingTuesday[/caption] Over a thousand organizations, in all 50 states, are joining together to kick off this holiday’s giving season ...

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 »

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 »

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 »

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, ...