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OUR PARTNERS
Thrive Causemetics- thrivecausemetics.com

Thrive Causemetics was born out of a friendship. Makeup artist
and product developer, Karissa Bodnar, lost her dear friend
Kristy to cancer at just 24 years old. Kristy's compassionate and
vivacious spirit inspired Karissa to establish Thrive Causemetics,
a beauty brand and philosophy that goes beyond skin deep by
empowering women.

BOOKS AND BLOGS
JL Barker - jlbarker.org

JoAnna Barker is a 20- something who defeated cancer and wrote
a book about it. You'll laugh, you'll cry and then you'll find multiple
references to books and movies that she some how related to
cancer. Don't be fooled, if you don't have cancer you'll still love
this book. It's a great read for people with cancer, people who
love people with cancer and people who just want to know how to
relate. We hope you enjoy this reading journey. Trust us, it's not
what you'll expect!

Resources

Momcology - momcology.org

Momcology is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed
to extending the benefits of community by providing reciprocal
(mutual giving and receiving) peer support models for childhood
cancer families. We provide modern and intuitive national platforms
for primary caregivers to connect with each other, support one
another, seek current and timely information and begin the longterm healing process after a childhood cancer diagnosis through a
strong, resilient and educated peer support community.

Soccer for the Future - soccerforthefuture.com

Soccer for the Future is a nonprofit that provides soccer
programming for pediatric cancer survivors, patients and their
siblings, and we use the game of soccer to teach short term goal
setting skills. Create a safe place for kids experiencing cancer to
gain the confidence and skills to play soccer and succeed in their
goal setting endeavors.

DISEASE SPECIFIC RESOURCES

Willpower Girl - Mette de Fine Licht - will-

A Ballsy Sense of Tumor - aballsysenseoftumor.

Teenage cancer survivor, author, blogger and speaker Mette de
Fine Licht has written 10 books, including the memoir, Willpower
Girl - A Teenager's Trek Through Cancer. The book is a rare insight
into a teenage cancer patient's mind with all the fear, doubt and
longing for a normal teenage life.

Cracking the Nut on Testicular Cancer Awareness and Men's
Health Through Humor. A Ballsy Sense of Tumor has three primary
goals: To promote conversation about men's health in society
through humor, awareness, and education, to portray an open
and honest look at what it means to be a cancer survivor, and to
provide a patient-friendly resource for the newly diagnosed, other
testicular cancer patients/survivors, and their families.

powergirl.com

Negative Space - thenegativespace.life

Inspired by the art concept of negative space, defined as the
space around and between a subject, Allison Breininger's site
is dedicated to shining light on caregivers who are often unseen
and underappreciated, but are essential components of the
patients' well-being. At thenegativespace.life she writes honestly
and openly about the realities of caregiving and by doing so
creates a safe community for caregivers to feel seen, heard, and
appreciated.

CHILDHOOD CANCER

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American Brain Tumor Assoc. - abta.org

The mission of the ABTA is to advance the understanding and
treatment of brain tumors with the goal of improving the lives of
those impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis. We do this through
interactions and engagements with brain tumor patients and their
families, collaborations with allied groups and organizations, and
the funding of brain tumor research. Services include: telephone
and email support for brain tumor information and resources,
one-on-one peer mentoring program, online support community,
educational brochures, monthly webinar series, in-person
conferences and networking opportunities and more.  

CAC2 - cac2.org

BMT InfoNet - bmtinfonet.org

Gold in September - goldinseptember.org

Handful - handful.com

Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2) effectively advances
a variety of childhood cancer causes by unifying the childhood
cancer community through broad-based coordinated action and
collaboration that leverages the strengths and expertise of its
individual members and minimizes duplication of effort.

Our mission is to raise awareness and inspire action for childhood
cancer initiatives for every child, everywhere. Childhood cancer
is an urgent health crisis, even for those who are surviving. G9
believes there is hope. G9 is inspiring the world to #growGOLD
far and wide to raise awareness and give optimism to every child,
everywhere until better cures for cancer are found. Growing gold
shows the world you want to do something about the future of
survival for all kids diagnosed with cancer. We are all impacted by
childhood cancer. Together, we can change the future of childhood
cancer as we inspire the world to #growGOLD for childhood
cancer, this September and EVERY month of the year.

Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network (BMT InfoNet)
is a leading advocacy organization for bone marrow, stem cell and
cord blood transplant patients. Founded in 1990, BMT InfoNet has
pioneered a vast array of services to help transplant patients make
critical decisions throughout their transplant journey.

Handful is owned by women, powered by women and united by
a passion for encouraging all women to grab life by the handful.
Handful's year round charitable giving is focused on the 12.5% of
women (the 1 in 8) who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the
US each year.

Outcomes4Me - outcomes4me.com

We are on a mission to empower patients with understandable,
relevant, and evidence-based information. We believe we can
create transparency between the medical field and patients, as
well as develop insights to improve care and accelerate research.
We're excited to announce that our app for breast cancer patients
is now available for free.

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