Tag: charity

Stand Up to Cancer: 2015 Crush Cancer Event

I love sharing information about working out and giving back. This weekend, in gyms across the country you can participate in: The 5th Annual 2015 Crush Cancer event to benefit Stand Up to Cancer!  The 5th Annual 2015 Crush Cancer event to benefit Stand Up To Cancer’s collaborative more »

Let’s Stand Up to Cancer

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) – September 7th at 8p ET On September 7th, the entire group of A-list celebs are going to be together helping Stand Up to Cancer during the third SU2C primetime television fundraising special on Friday, Sept. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM ET /PT). Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Jessica Biel, Samuel more »

American Cancer Society Relay for Life

It was another proud moment yesterday watching Hannah up on the stage sharing our family’s story. She worked hard to improve her presentation and it really showed. Remember, she’s only 9! It was a touching evening overall –the videos and the stories really touched my more »

Raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project

I had already decided that today was going to be a forced Rest Day – even though a part of me totally wanted to challenge myself with the workout today. But I got home late and had a great night last night — headed to more »

Cancer Sucks! Cure by Design Event tonite!

Great WOD today compliments of Coach Nate at CrossFit Impavidus. My brother Jon is in town so I brought him a long as well. Warmupx2 Sampson Stretch 10 Pass thrus 10 Whirly Birds 10 Bendy Whirly Birds 10 Hollow Rocks 10 OHS Skill Rope Climb more »

Cure By Design – American Cancer Society Event June 18, 2011

Scotty is going to be a cancer survivor model in this Cure By Design Event and I am of course going to be there to root him on. The tickets are a bit on the pricey side but it’s for a great cause and should more »

My Colon Cancer Coach

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month There is new tool called My Colon Cancer Coach to help patients become more in the know about what’s happening to them. It’s the first patient-focused online tool for those newly diagnosed with colon cancer.  I will never forget more »

Tomorrow is Dress in Blue Day for Colon Cancer Awareness

Dress in Blue Day. When is Dress in Blue Day? It is celebrated on the first Friday of March. In 2011, Dress in Blue Day is Friday, March 4th. What is Dress in Blue Day? The purpose of Dress in Blue Day is to promote more »

Susan G. Komen Foundation Elbows Out Charities Over Use Of The Word ‘Cure’

I am hoping this is a case of misreporting — I often tell people to make sure they know where their donation money is going. Every non-profit is required to publicly account for their money. We owe it to the cause and ourselves to ensure more »

Breast Cancer: How much pink turns into green?

Breast Cancer: How much pink turns into green? How much pink turns into green? It can be hard to know what good comes from buying products that promise profits to breast cancer causes. The American Institute of Philanthropy gives out grades to help clarify the more »