Today is road trip day — a scenic drive with My Cowboy just getting to Texas. I love road trips! My most exciting moment at the show will be getting to see my quilt hanging there.
When Priscilla of Boston, a national designer wedding-dress franchise, closed all 19 locations last week, employees at the Edina, Minn. Yet when the economy is on the rocks, those gowns may not have the stays to support a for-profit business. And a nonprofit?
It is estimated that this year alone overwomen and more than 1, men will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Sadly, breast cancer will take the lives of more than 40, people this year in the United States and overworldwide. Many know that this disease is the second highest killer of women in the United States, but a little known fact is that breast cancer is the number one killer of women between the ages of 15 and
The Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to granting last wishes for men and women suffering from metastatic stage 4 breast cancer, have received thousands of wedding gowns for its Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns. This grand and beautiful collection of gowns also includes well known designers and couture gowns. Tiaras, veils, crinolines and other accessories will also be offered. Everyone is concerned about the economy, their jobs and only spending money where it's absolutely necessary.
The mission of the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation is to provide an opportunity for metastic breast cancer patients to have a dream or wish fulfilled with their families. One way the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation raises money to fulfill these wishes is through their Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns, where brides can shop for wedding gowns at remarkable prices. More than half the gowns presented at each event are new gowns donated directly from designers, manufacturers and bridal retailers.
Disclaimer: The Secretary of State, the State of South Carolina or any agency, officer or employee of the State of South Carolina does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information, as it is the responsibility of the charity to inform the Secretary of State of any updated information. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation.
A bride-to-be sorts through dresses at a past event for the Nationwide Tour of Gowns, which comes to the greater Kansas City area this weekend. Dresses are tagged for sale as part of the Nationwide Tour of Gowns, a charitable sale to benefit breast cancer patients. The event will take place in Paola this weekend.
Just came across an interesting breast cancer fundraising and awareness idea in the US. Brides Against Breast Cancer provide an opportunity for metastatic breast cancer patients dreams to fulfill a life-long dream through the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation. They raise funds through the donation of new and used wedding dresses, then sell on the dresses at significant cost savings to new brides. So everyone is a winner.
To provide an opportunity for terminal breast cancer patients to fulfull a dream or wish. It is Making Memories intention to provide breast cancer patients with a special time of 'Making Memories' together with their families, a chance that might not have become a reality without the assistance of the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation. Visit their site: www.
So we asked Brenda Chovanak, the National Tour Director for Brides Against Breast Cancer who has been working with Making Memories sinceto tell us a bit about who she is and what the organization does. How long have you been with the organization, and what kind of work do you do for them? I came to the organization like many others have; wearing a pink volunteer tee shirt. I travel the country, playing dress up with the brides and getting silly with our volunteers to raise money to grant wishes and to educate about breast cancer.