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Liliana Hart: My dad’s cancer battle inspired me to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

Posted by Liliana Hart on July 16th, 2013 | 2 Comments »

My father was a hero. But not for the reasons one might think. Yes, he served in the Air Force and was an air traffic controller along the border between North and South Korea during the Korean War. Heroic, right? And yes, he went through the diagnosis of cancer not once, but twice, in his eighty-two years and suffered through chemo and radiation, the nausea and weight loss. He woke up every morning with a good attitude ...

This season give the gift of prevention

Posted by Maria Byers, Annual Fund Coordinator on December 18th, 2012 | No Comments »
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There is no doubt that your inbox is full of last minute “deals” and requests for donations. There are many charities worthy of support and many that need help. Join us and help spread the message of cancer prevention and early detection. It is such an important message to share with your family, friends and loved ones. According to the American Cancer Society, 577,000 people will die from cancer this year – and 50 percent of ...

#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 ...