Tag: OCRA Hero

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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Paying it Forward While Paying Homage to Madeline Kahn | OCRA Heroes

Most people who dedicate their lives to raising awareness about ovarian cancer, or who dedicate a gift-giving occasion to raise funds for research, have a personal connection to the disease…

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At Your Own Pace, In Your Own Space: How to Be a Hero in a Pandemic

“I don’t think of myself as a hero,” said Amy Hollub, ovarian cancer survivor who—along with the help of her family, close friends, and an advisory board—spearheaded a fundraising event in Miami. “It’s my whole community…

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Making Government Work for People … Especially the Ovarian Cancer Community

US Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) is the Chair and founder of the Congressional Ovarian Cancer Caucus. Established in 2015, the Caucus set out to raise awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms and support for research…

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OCRA Heroes Boston Zumba Class

It’s time to work out and work toward ovarian cancer cures! Follow along as certified Zumba instructor and OCRA supporter Samantha Schreiber leads you through a high-energy, fun, and impactful session, all to benefit ovarian cancer research…

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Helping Women Reclaim Their Sexuality and Happiness | OCRA Heroes

“I’ve got to work on my elevator pitch.”  Sarah Belzer is the president of Coconu, a personal care brand based in Salt Lake City, and she’ll be the first to laugh at the fact that she’s “in the lube business…

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Building Networks, Paying it Forward | OCRA Heroes

Andrew Berger sure knows how to throw a birthday party. And yet, birthdays were never a big deal for Andrew. He always saw it as just an excuse to gather his friends together in celebration…

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