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  • History of the Awareness Ribbon

    In 1979 Penney Laingen was dealing with the horrible situation of having a husband who was being held prisoner during the Iran hostage crisis. She decided to place yellow ribbons on trees in her neighborhood, as well as making yellow ribbons that people could wear, as a way of showing support for both her husband and the other people being held hostage. This was the first time that a ribbon was used publicly as a way to silently voice support.
  • Cancer Awareness Months

    “National Days” give us a reason to celebrate and reflect on the little and the big things in life, every day.  While you may know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you may be searching for other the month for other types of cancer. We have the full list. 
  • 5 Thoughtful Gifts for Cancer Patients

    When someone you know and love gets cancer, it can be very hard to know how to react or show support. Once of the best ways that you can show them that you love them and are thinking about them are to give some gifts that will help them along their journey while they fight to be a survivor. This list provides you with 5 great ideas for cancer patients that are sure to bring love and comfort to the brave men, women and kids in your life.