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Tess Blasko Talks About CancerCon 2019

A Letter of Thanks from Tess Blasko I’d first like to start this letter to say how thankful I am to be able to be apart of the Elephants and Tea herd and how thankful I am to have been able to attend CancerCon [courtesy of the SGAYA Foundation] in Denver this year. I was…
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Washington DC = WOW! The Raulerson’s Advocate For Childhood Cancer

Meet the Raulerson’s! Thanks to our donors Micheal, Tammy and Tacey were able to attend the Alliance for Childhood Cancer’s Advocacy Day this past April! It is people like the Raulerson’s who continue to share the responsibility of making sure our legislators know about the serious impact childhood cancer has on youngsters and their families.…
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BELATED THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS – 10 YEARS OF GRATITUDE

TAKE A BITE OUT OF CANCER 10 YEARS OF GRATITUDE A HUGE SUCCESS! PLEASE forgive my tardiness in thanking all of you. On January 26, 2019, we held our annual fundraiser where over $35,ooo was raised – THANKS TO YOUR HELP! INDEED – IT DOES TAKE A VILLAGE… I have so many people to thank…
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ARE YOU BORED?

I have noticed that recently a few folks have unsubscribed to our newsletter (shock!) and after some reflection – I figured out why…. Life around our homestead has been peaceful, well sort of…Let’s face it, we ARE HAVING A FUNDRAISER THIS COMING WEEKEND. But – Steven is well. Thank God. Boring. So, lately my messages…
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Being Thankful This Holiday Season

IT REALLY DOESN’T MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE TIS THE SEASON TIS THE SEASON TO BE THANKFUL  TO BE MINDFUL  TO BE GRATEFUL …AND TO REMEMBER THOSE LOVED ONES AND FRIENDS GONE FROM US. PEACE TO ALL OF YOU! MERRY CHRISTMAS HAPPY HANUKKAH JOYOUS KWANZAA BLESSINGS TO YOU AND YOURS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

Thankfulness and Gratitude – OUR TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY

HELLO FRIENDS I CAN’T BELIEVE THAT IT IS NOVEMBER THANKSGIVING IS NEXT WEEK, AND IN TWO MONTHS WE WILL BE HOSTING OUR TENTH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER. THE LAST TEN YEARS HAVE BEEN FILLED WITH GREATNESS AND SORROW. DESPITE THE LOSS OF LOVED ONES AND DEAR FRIENDS WE REMAIN RESOLUTE IN PROCLAIMING OUR DEEPEST THANKS TO ALL…
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AYA? What does THAT mean?

AYA? YOU MAY BE WONDERING WHY ON EARTH I AM ASKING SUCH A QUESTION. WHAT IS AYA? IS THE WORD PRONOUNCED “AHYA”? …NOPE. AYA MEANS FOR ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT.  AYA REPRESENTS A POPULATION OF INDIVIDUALS FROM 15 YRS TO 40 YRS OLD. AYA CANCER REPRESENTS A POPULATION OF INDIVIDUALS STRICKEN WITH A TYPE OF…
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Giving Thanks

It’s hard to believe that November is around the corner. And, like many of you, our family will join together to give thanks for all that is good in the world. Faith, Family, Friends. So much to be thankful for. Please allow me to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. May you be blessed with love…
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A Slippery Slope Indeed – Reflections on Survivorship

A Slippery Slope Indeed by Dan Dean   At this year’s CancerCon in April—a national cancer conference for adolescents andyoung adults—I co-presented with Amelia Baffa and Dr. Jennifer Giesel a talk on the mental health challenges many cancer patients and survivors experience and the ways to treat them—TheSlippery Slope of Survivorship. Both Ameila and Jenn…
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LET’S SAVE A LIFE – BMT DRIVE APRIL 17TH

Hello friends, Most of you are familiar with Steve’s journey through cancer and the fact that he had a LIFE SAVING BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT. And many of you did register with the Be The Match Foundation in hopes of helping Steven. BUT SOME OF YOU DIDN’T….PROBABLY BECAUSE YOU WERE TOO YOUNG or too busy… SO…
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