#SewPINK Initiative Kick Off - 2022

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#SewPINK Initiative Kick Off - 2022
Thank you for joining us for the fourth annual #SewPINK Intiative. This year we got the #SewPINK Initiative started a little early with a great program on Live with Annie on Sept. 28, 2022.


Live with Annie

We were joined by guests Jennifer and Carolyn Gibbons who were the inspiration behind our popular Bosom Buddy pattern.

We talked about their journey, breast cancer and other hereditary cancers, and ways that we, as quilters and sewists, can help those who are dealing with those diseases.

Watch on Youtube

Note you can also watch it by clicking on the image on the right without navigating away.


Resources from Jennifer


FORCE - Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

A non-profit providing a wealth of information on hereditary cancer risks.

www.facingourrisk.org

Young Survival Coalition

Thorough information on breast cancer factors, treatments and reconstruction options.

www.youngsurvival.org

Brasser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine

The latest in BRCA research and how to navigate genetic testing and steps to take if you have gene mutation.

www.basser.org

DiepCJourney ~ Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy

A Facebook group for those who have or are considering natural breast reconstruction.

www.facebook.com/groups/diepcjourney


#SewPINK Initiative

Annually we host a blog hop, support fundraisers, and sew for cancer. Our goals are to raise awareness, encourage people to get their screenings, come together as a community, and donate to breast cancer research.

Lastly, we ask that you please join our efforts to support breast cancer research!

Donate Now


Bosom Buddy

If you, or someone you love, have had surgery for breast cancer — or other treatments that affect the chest or stomach area -- this soft, comfortable cushion will be so appreciated.

This simple project makes wearing a seat belt more comfortable.


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The #SewPink Initiative was created by ByAnnie.com LLC to raise awareness for breast cancer throughout the year. Our efforts culminate in an annual blog hop during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month to promote self-care, awareness, early detection and support for those affected by breast cancer.

To learn more and see the calendar of events visit: https://www.ByAnnie.com/SewPINK

To find screenings available near you:


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