Local Sites & Organizations
The Karen Wellington Foundation for LIVING with Breast Cancer
PO Box 54271 Cincinnati, OH 45255
"Our mission is very simple. We put FUN on the calendars of women and families LIVING with breast cancer by sending them on special vacations, relaxing spa days, dinners out, concerts and other FUN-ONLY activities.
Our goal is to get each of the 100+ women on our ever-growing waiting list to a beach, a spa, a concert ... somewhere FUN as quickly as possible. For women actively battling breast cancer, there is no time like the present! This goal will be made possible by generous people who donate a week of their vacation homes or timeshares, their airline miles, sporting event and concert tickets, or cash in order to help us connect a person in need with the chance to get away."
Check out their website to join one of their great fundraising events, to nominate someone with breast cancer and to volunteer.
Chicks & Chucks, Inc.
Contact The Chick-line at 513-841-6756
P.O. Box 76166 Highland Heights, KY 41076-0166
We really can't say enough about Cathy "Chick" Youtsey-Halloran, her sister and her best friends! After Cathy's bout with breast cancer, these 7 women have banded together in 2006 to raise (over $500k, to date!) money to help out other women with cancer. They provide financial assistance for medical bills, wigs, prosthetics and bras, resource books for surgery patients and emotional support. They have fun, laugh and are 100% caring, passionate and generous!
Sound Bites Nutrition
Owner, Lisa C. Andrews, MEd, RD, LD 513-475-6309
No powders, no gimmicks, no pills! Lisa empowers individuals and groups to take charge of their health through balanced nutrition. She's bright and kind and has vast experience in counseling, education and recipe development. Lisa encourages her clients to not take nutrition so seriously. To that end, she has her own line of food pun t shirts and a portion of the sale of these goes to "taking a bite" out of food insecurity in Cincinnati. Beet you're going to love them! CLICK HERE!
Be sure to look for Lisa doing demos in the summer at the Blue Ash, Montgomery and Findlay Markets.
La Soupe Cincinnati
4150 Roundbottom Road, Cincinnati, OH 45244 Phone: 513-271-0100
HOURS: Monday, closed to retail, Tuesday-Thursday 11AM-5PM, Closed: Sunday
We LOVE La Soupe, its mission, staff and all that they so generously do for people in Cincinnati! La Soupe bridges the gap between food waste and hunger, using a chef base model. They rescue perishable food, transforming it into delicious and nutritious meals, sharing it with the food-insecure and others. For those in cancer treatment, they offer a great selection of stomach-friendly soups.
Pink Ribbon Girls
They provide free, direct services of healthy meals, house cleaning, free rides to treatment and peer support.
Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
Contact: Megan Roberson,
Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati creates public awareness about the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and has three great fundraisers a year; the "Jeans and Jewels Gala", "Teal Power Shootout" basketball tournament and a walk, all which raise funds for research focused on early detection and a cure. Additionally, they have quarterly socials, located around the city.
American Cancer Society
Whether you want to learn about treatment options, get advice on coping with side effects or have questions about health insurance, we're here to help. We can help find you a free ride to treatment or a place to stay when treatment is far from home. We're here when you need us. Call us 24 hours a day. Services provided: resource referral, cancer information, Road to Recovery - transportation to cancer related medical appointments provided through volunteer drivers (3 business day advanced notice), Reach to Recovery - peer to peer support for breast cancer, wig resources, hotel partners program and Hope Lodge - for individuals traveling for treatments hotel rooms may be available for free or reduced cost (5 business day advanced notice required).
ProScan Pink Ribbon Center
The non-profit ProScan Pink Ribbon Centers, part of the Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund, have 3 locations in the greater Cincinnati area. These centers provide a full spectrum of health services including: screening and diagnostic mammography, breast ultrasound, general ultrasound (including pelvic studies), breast biopsy, bone densitometry (DEXA), vertebral fracture assessment (VFA), total body composition, cyst aspiration and needle localization.
ProScan Pink Ribbon Red Bank
4850 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH 45227
ProScan Pink Ribbon Center Over-the-Rhine
5 East Liberty Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Services: Digital screening mammography and educational outreach.
ProScan Pink Ribbon Center Tri-County
11594 Springfield Pike, Suite 26
Cincinnati, OH 45246