Tag: OCRA Hero

Making a Difference in the Name of Mom

Mother’s Day signifies so much to so many—celebration, gratitude, and yes, remembrance or loss…

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Springing into Action: Heroes Highlights

With spring finally upon us, we want to give a shout-out to a group of OCRA Heroes who welcomed the season by setting themselves into motion, both literally and figuratively, to raise awareness and funds for our shared cause…

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Our Community Needs YOU | Heroes Highlights

The ovarian cancer community is counting on a hero… and that OCRA Hero could be you!  If you’re looking to do good in 2022, it can be as simple (and fun!) as turning your favorite activity into a fundraiser…

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Working Out to Work Towards a Cure | Heroes Highlights

In this time of giving thanks, we want to take a moment to look back and express our gratitude for the OCRA Heroes who stepped up for September’s Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month to sweat it out at Ovarian Fitness events around the country, all…

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Going to Great Lengths to Support the Cause and Strengthen a Marriage | Survivor Stories

Shelley O’Keefe had been experiencing weird bruising, some fatigue, and lower back pain for a few years…

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Giving It Their All for a Common Goal | Heroes Highlights

At first glance, Jonathan Sockolosky and Andrew Berger, may seem like they have very little in common. Jonathan lives in San Francisco and is a scientist, while Andrew lives in New York, and works in the finance industry…

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Getting Creative for the Cause | Heroes Highlights

Ready, set, action! This group of OCRA Heroes has taken those words to heart by using their creative talents to make a concrete difference for the ovarian cancer community…

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Racing to Cure Ovarian Cancer | Heroes Highlights

As our community continues to come together to make strides against ovarian cancer, we want to give a shout-out to our many OCRA Heroes who push themselves physically, creatively or in myriad other ways to raise money for research…

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Let’s Cheer On Chris Turner, OCRA Hero!

Chris Turner is taking on the Sheep Mountain 50 Mile Ultra Marathon in loving memory of his mother, Carla, who passed away from ovarian cancer in 2018…

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Gaming for an Ovarian Cancer Cure | OCRA Hero

You can call him Panda. Tamborine Panda. Tamborine Panda is the gamer tag John Donzelli created back when he was in college and the first X Box system came out…

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Celebrating Real-Life Heroes for National Superhero Day

National Superhero Day may bring to mind fictional characters swooping in to the save the day with feats of strength, but here at Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, we celebrate the real-life OCRA Heroes who are doing their part to save lives in our…

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Keeping Memories Alive in the Search for a Cure | OCRA Hero

“What do I want my legacy to be? How do I want to be remembered? What do I want to leave behind?” These are not the typical questions a marathon-running man in his early 30’s might ponder…

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