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The Rose Kardashian Fashion Show
On June 10th, Rose Kardashian, an ovarian cancer survivor & owner of Loosey Goosey Fashions, held a fashion show at our T.E.A.L.® Community Center. Guests were able to enjoy light refreshments, watch the fashion show, and shop while they learned more about ovarian cancer! Part of the proceeds from the sales benefited T.E.A.L.®. Thank you to Rose and to all who attended our first successful fashion show!

Date: 6/10/2018
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Support from The District 20K1 Lions Community

Lions Club District 20-K1 NY was able to donate $3,650 to T.E.A.L.® this past week. Thank you for your continued support throughout the years! The donation helps T.E.A.L.® follow their mission in spreading awareness about ovarian cancer!

 

Date: 6/7/2018
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T.E.A.L.® presents at Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

T.E.A.L.® was invited by Charles B.Wang Community Health Center to present to clinic staff and volunteers about genetics and ovarian cancer. T.E.A.L.® board member and Genetics Counselor, Flora Poleshchuk (of Myriad Genetics Laboratories) spoke to attendees about T.E.A.L.®’s work in the community, her work with T.E.A.L.®, and provided  information about counselling patients about genetic testing and risk factors. Charles B. Wang is a local federally qualified health center providing high quality and affordable health care to the underserved, with a focus on Asian Americans in particular. Thank you Charles B. Wang for partnering with T.E.A.L.® to provide more life saving information to the public.

 

Date: 5/23/2018
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T.E.A.L.® Painting with a Twist in Charlotte, NC

On Sunday June 10th from 4-6pm, Painting with a Twist Charlotte will be having a special event- Painting With a Purpose!  50% of proceeds from ticket sales will benefit T.E.A.L.®. If you are local to the area, sign up here!


Date: 5/21/2018
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A Night at the Races- Team Annie Fundraiser 2018

The 5th Annual Team Annie Fundraiser for the 10th Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run™ in loving memory of Andrea "Annie" Roberts took place on May 18th, 2018 at Aura Nightclub. Guests were able to enjoy Horse Racing, Buffet, Drink Specials, Raffles, Prizes, Music, & and much more! Hosted by News 12 Long Island’s Antoinette Biordi, it was a great night of raising awareness and spreading the word about T.E.A.L.®’s work throughout New York City and Long Island. Team Annie was able to raise a total of $2,100!


 

Date: 5/18/2018
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T.E.A.L.® Community Member Jim Peveraro’s fight against “Natural Causes”

Men of T.E.A.L.® member, volunteer and T.E.A.L.®’s Jane Fund founder, James Peveraro is on a mission to change the reality of death certificates for women who have passed away from ovarian cancer. In New York City, a woman who has passed from ovarian cancer is listed as dying due to “natural causes”. In Jim’s words: “‘When you die at 57, there’s nothing natural about that.’” To read the full story and see what Jim is doing to change the narrative, see the full story here

Date: 5/18/2018
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Bellevue Mammogram Screening Event and T.E.A.L.®

T.E.A.L® was invited to table at Bellevue Hospital in New York, NY on May 10th, 2018 as part of their series to provide free Mammogram Screenings to the community, and to raise awareness about breast cancer, other types of cancer, and nutrition.  Associate Elizabeth Cauchois spoke to patients and hospital staff about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors of ovarian cancer. It was a great day of engaging Manhattan residents, and connecting with organizations and programs that help citizens throughout New York City. Thank you Bellevue Hospital for including us and allowing us to share valuable information about ovarian cancer!

Date: 5/10/2018
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T.E.A.L.® and RMA of NY: Fertility Planning & Cancer

On May 9, 2018, T.E.A.L® Scientific Advisory Board Member Dr. Matthew Lederman led a discussion for healthcare practitioners, local organizations, and the public on how BRCA carriers and patients with Lynch Syndrome and other hereditary cancers can plan and build the families of their dreams. The talk also covered how IVF with Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is utilized to prevent the transmission of cancer predisposition syndromes to offspring. T.E.A.L.® was able to say a few words about its work throughout NYC, and was able to speak to other organizations in NYC and farther afield about their work with cancer patients and genetics. Thank you RMA of NY for including T.E.A.L.® in such a great event!

Date: 5/9/2018
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T.E.A.L.® at Brooklyn College Health Fair

On May 8th, 2018-World Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day, T.E.A.L.® attended the Health & Wellness Fair at Brooklyn College. T.E.A.L.® had a table on the east quad, where students, faculty, and other Brooklyn College staff could stop by and learn more about T.E.A.L.®'s work and the information and resources available at our community center. The fair featured information on healthy eating, disease prevention, health insurance options, and ways to stay active and fit.


Date: 5/8/2018
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T.E.A.L.® at the Office of Adult & Continuing Education Health Fair in Manhattan

On May 3rd, 2018 T.E.A.L.® attended the Pathways to Graduation Health Fair in Manhattan. During the health fair, T.E.A.L.® had an awareness table and used the opportunity to spread information to students and members of the local community about ovarian cancer signs, symptoms, and risk factors in addition to T.E.A.L.®'s upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.

Date: 5/3/2018
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