On October 6, 2010, The Medical Spa at NOVA and WD Designs Awareness Jewelry hosted a fundraising event at The Medical Spa at NOVA to benefit Breast Cancer Network of Strength. The event was to be educational and fun, which included demos of spa treatments such as massage, aromatherapy massage, reiki, acupuncture that help those battling cancer and the caregivers. There was a silent auction, raffle, shopping, food, wine and live music. There were 55 attendees and 15 of them were breast cancer survivors.
Wendy Wooley and Cathy Dorman of WD Designs have been designing fabulous high-end awareness jewelry since 2004. WD Designs now supports more than 254 causes and donates a portion of their proceeds back to more than 80 organizations, Breast Cancer Network of Strength® being one of them. Each of the organizations that they work with has been researched through Charity Navigator, one of the nation’s premiere independent charity evaluation organizations.
On November 9, 2010, Dr Grace Keenan; Medical Director and CEO, Nova Medical & Urgent Care Center, Inc., Wendy Wooley; Owner, WD Designs Awareness Jewelry, Cathy Dorman; Owner, WD Designs Awareness Jewelry presented a check to Debbie Hayes; Quality Coach, Breast Cancer Network of Strength® in the amount of $2,418.43.
The Breast Cancer Network of Strength® (formerly known as Y-ME) provides immediate emotional relief to anyone affected by breast cancer through the YourShoes® 24/7 Breast Cancer Support Center. YourShoes is the country’s only 24-hour toll-free breast cancer hotline staffed exclusively by breast cancer survivors who are trained peer counselors. The YourShoes Support Center provides real-time interpretation in 150 languages. Peer counselors can be e-mailed or contacted at 1-800-221-2141.