Charity Spotlight: NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative


Birdies #: 1944

Location: World Headquarters located in Rock Island, IL

Website: www.normaleah.org

Mission: Our mission is to enrich lives through early detection education, patient support services and research funding for ovarian cancer -- the silent killer of women.

Impact of charity on the community: 

Established in 2008, NormaLeah’s programs have empowered more than 500,000 women worldwide. These life-saving initiatives are reducing the incidence and mortality rates of the deadliest gynecologic cancer.
  • BEAT the BIG O -- reaching women where they work and play about the subtle symptoms of ovarian cancer
  • sisterSTRONG -- providing patient resource, referral and supportive care services
  • RULE OUT! Early Detection & Risk Reduction -- collaborating with the medical community for better health outcomes
  • Sisterly Advice -- educating women about ovarian cancer and its genetic link to other cancers
  • girlpARTs project -- partnering with artists for a community-wide cancer awareness campaign during September & October

MAGIC HAPPENS HERE

July 6 - 12

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