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Party with a Purpose

Party with a Purpose – benefiting pediatric cancer research

Cupcakes and wine and a party with a purpose… this looks like fun. The issue of cancer is near to my heart. It was so terribly difficult for me to get through, I can’t imagine what it would be like for a child. ¬†Party with a Purpose takes aim at childhood cancer. This family friendly …

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Team Sakura and the Tour de Pink

And so they ride. Team Sakura rides to get back at cancer, they ride to support each other, and they ride because they can.

help young women living with breast cancer

How you can help young women living with breast cancer

I learned the hard way that the financial implications of cancer extend well beyond just the cost of medical care. It’s a far too frequent story where jobs are lost, or the hours worked drop below the minimum to maintain health insurance – or pay the rent. The cost of babysitters alone could bankrupt a …

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Tour de Pink

Cancer didn’t make me stronger; it sapped my strength like nothing I’ve ever experienced before. You know what made me stronger? Having to make tough decisions and stand by them. Calling bullshit on bullshit. Moving forward despite the fear. Getting up every single day to be a mommy to my little girl, no matter how …

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Members Unite

Members Unite

“The doggie makes him feel better?”

“That’s right, they give doggies to soldiers who are hurt, and the doggies help them to get stronger, be happy, and feel loved.”

“I like that.”

Gem has her hand in most of my blog posts in one way or another. When I was hired to review the Members Unite program, where users vote on a collectively funded project each month, I pulled her right up beside me to help out with the review.

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