Sisters Network Inc. Teens4Pink Takes the Lead Nationally To Empower Teens to Take Proactive Role in Their Family’s Breast Health
Sisters Network Inc., the only national African American breast cancer survivorship organization with affiliate chapters across the country, announced today the expansion of the Teens4Pink program to Atlanta, GA and Richmond, VA. Teens4Pink goals are to educate and empower African American teens between the ages of 12-17 with the knowledge and tools they... Read more
First Lady Michelle Obama, Former First Ladies Lend Support to First-Ever Healing Garden at Children’s National Health System
First Lady Michelle Obama and all five living former First Ladies announced their support for a project to transform a gravel rooftop space at Children’s National Health System into a 7,200-square-foot healing garden. Currently in development, the garden will give patients and their families a healthy outdoor space where they can... Read more
Project Sunshine and UnitedHealth Group Teamed Up During Celtics Game for Boston Pediatric Patients
At Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat game, more than 100 volunteers from UnitedHealth Group and Boston Celtics Legend Leon Powe created and assembled 1,000 Project Sunshine Creative Arts & Craft Kits. These packages contain educational and entertaining crafts to provide children facing significant medical challenges some much-needed fun. This “Sending... Read more
“Orange Is the New Black” Star Uzo Aduba Running 2015 Boston Marathon to Support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated actress Uzo Aduba will run the 119th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 20 as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team to support cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. A Medfield, Mass. native, Aduba is best known for her role as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the hit Netflix... Read more
Mother, Grandmother to be Honored for Tissue Donation on Rose Bowl Parade Float
Lisa “Michelle” Middleton of Gainesville, Fla., originally from Charleston, SC, passed away very suddenly at the young age of 44. Lisa had just said good bye to her co-workers at RTI Surgical (RTI), an Alachua, Fla.-based organization that prepares donated tissues for transplantation – and was driving down the... Read more