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TELL EVERY AMAZING LADY ABOUT OVARIAN CANCER FOUNDATION Louisa M. McGregor Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Rating: 4.98 stars   47 reviews 1,420

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533 16th street Brooklyn NY 11215 USA

Mission:

®Tell Every Amazing Lady's mission is to promote public awareness and education of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of Ovarian Cancer, while providing support to survivors and raising funds for research in order to find the cure for Ovarian Cancer

Results:

In September 2015, ®Tell Every Amazing Lady rang the NASDAQ opening bell with our ®T.E.A.L. board, survivors, staff and loyal supporters for September, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. In 2013, T.E.A.L.'s CEO appeared on The Doctor Oz Show in an Ovarian Cancer segment. Since September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, the ® T.E.A.L. Walk/Run in Brooklyn, NY is an annual event that takes place every September in Prospect Park. In September 2013, T.E.A.L. had it’s first satellite ®T.E.A.L. Walk in Woodbury, NY. In 2014, T.E.A.L. launched a ® T.E.A.L. Walk in Fairfield, Pennsylvania and a ® T.E.A.L. Run in Alabama! After 7 years of working out of a home office with no major funding ®T.E.A.L. raised over $1 million dollars to help benefit Ovarian Cancer research and awareness since 2009. In 2015, we opened our first office space which is also a community center in Brooklyn, NY. In 2012, Citi Field and the NY Mets partnered with Tell Every Amazing Lady to establish the first ever Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day at Citi Field. This is now an annual event. T.E.A.L. partnered with Brooklyn Borough Hall for a historic event of lighting the Borough Hall building teal during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in 2013. In 2013 T.E.A.L. adopted a tree in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park in honor of all of those who’ve been touched by Ovarian Cancer. T.E.A.L. funds Ovarian Cancer research grants at some of the country's most prestigious hospitals in the country, including the University of Washington, where a two and a half year study is being conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of a triple screen for Ovarian Cancer. Other recipients include the Kelly Gynecological Oncology Service at Johns Hopkins University. T.E.A.L’s scientific advisory board includes doctors from New York Presbyterian Hospital, Maimonides Medical Center and Lenox Hill Hospitals. Non-profit rating website Guidestar gave T.E.A.L. an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars. T.E.A.L. was Top Rated by Great Nonprofits since 2012.

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Reviews for TELL EVERY AMAZING LADY ABOUT OVARIAN CANCER FOUNDATION Louisa M. McGregor Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

2 people found this review helpful

I had actually participated in the T.E.A.L. Walk in 2011 not knowing the story or mission of T.E.A.L. I first heard about the amazing story of T.E.A.L. and its mission; to promote the signs and symptoms of Ovarian Cancer and to help find a cure for this deadly disease, while attending an after school seminar at Brooklyn College. I only ended up attending to keep a friend company, but little did I know how impressed I would be with this organization. Pamela the Co-Founder and Executive Director at T.E.A.L. was the one who spoke about her and her sister Louisa's journey and about how still after her sister's death in 2011, she has dedicated her whole life to getting people to "Tell Every Amazing Lady" about this disease. Awareness and Research is T.E.A.L.'s primary focus. Pamela inspired me with her words and knowledge on the subject. My mother is a Breast Cancer survivor and I have always had such a hard time talking about it, watching Pamela speak about her sister and other survivors made me realize that the only way we can help fight any cancer is my helping out, and speaking out. At the end of the seminar she asked that if anyone would like to intern to please contact her. I saw this as a sign to help out and a few weeks later I had worked out an internship with Pamela.

I have been extremely proud to be a team member of this growing organization. I have no doubt in my mind that with the determination and leadership of Pamela and the heart put into it by all the volunteers, survivors, and board members that this will be a leading national Ovarian Cancer organization in 10 years. T.E.A.L. since its start in 2009 has raised over a quater of a million dollars in research. They have helped promote awareness all over NYC, they have the largest Ovarian Cancer Walk in NYC, partnered with the NY Mets for the first Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day at Citi Field ,they have helped survivors feel like that had a support system, and as they continue to grow T.E.A.L. keeps that family/ grassroots feel in everything they do. This is just not another corporate company it is a family. It has been my privilege to work with Pamela, and all the volunteers at T.E.A.L. to help "Tell Every Amazing Lady about Ovarian Cancer.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Tell Every Amazing Lady About Ovarian Cancer Louisa M McGregor Ovarian Cancer Foundation is an amazing nonprofit that builds an incredibly strong community and let's women and families that have dealt with Ovarian Cancer know they are not alone.

 
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I have personally watched ®T.E.A.L. change lives. Whether it is providing supportive programs for those who have lost someone to ovarian cancer, or providing strength and empowerment to the strong women fighting it, everyone that is involved with ®T.E.A.L. is changed for the better. Over the years I have seen ®T.E.A.L. grow from an organization in small home office into a community center. I have seen their ovarian cancer walk grow from a couple of participants to thousands. ®T.E.A.L. is constantly gaining influence each year and reaching more and more people.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

T.E.A.L. is the best! Been following and volunteering with them for 6 years. Through them I was able to organize a walk in Central Valley, NY for two years! Great organization. Being an ovarian cancer survivor gives me great pride to get the word out on awareness.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

T.E.A.L. is an amazing organization! They have helped me with the support I need to continue through my struggles. I am an 8 year survivor and they give me hope that the research is out there to cure this disease. I will assist them with whatever I can to get this done! I was very happy to join T.E.A.L. walk 5 years ago to get the word out about awareness.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Tell Every Amazing Lady about Ovarian Cancer helped me get out of my slump after surviving surgery and chemotherapy for ovarian cancer. The T.E.A.L. Walk was the prime motivator for me to get out and celebrate life. I made friends. I have joined the group for great activities.
I learned that I am not alone and met women from my neighborhood and region. The members and founder are so supportive and uplifting. I want to help raise awareness.
Thank you so much ladies! Keep up the good work!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Organize transportation to events and workshops.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2016

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

T.E.A.L what a powerful movement. I am so impressed with Pamela, her staff, and her volunteers who support such a worthy cause with love and conviction.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been with ®T.E.A.L. since the first walk and I am honored and proud to be involved with this wonderful organization.I have seen the continuous hard work and commitment of the many volunteers and members who are helping with awareness, support, and research in the hopes of one day eliminating this silent killer called Ovarian Cancer. As ®T.E.A.L. continues to grow so does the number of Survivors.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2015

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

I stumbled across T.E.A.L. last year trying to create an event in my community for ovarian cancer. I have an aunt who is a two-year survivor and wanted to create an event to honor her fight against the disease and also help spread awareness for a disease that "whispers." Pamela and her team have been nothing but supportive as we have tried creating a presence in the Southeast. Two events have taken place in the Southeast, so far, and we continue to grow and reach more and more people. I couldn't have done it without the help of the T.E.A.L. foundation.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have volunteered for T.E.A.L. since it was founded 7 years ago. I am honored to have watched it grow each year. T.E.A.L. is an amazing organization raising money and awareness for Ovarian Cancer.

 
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T.E.A.L. is an amazing organization! When I first found out about it, I was so excited to learn more about its mission and outreach. They provide support to survivors and their families and also have great awareness programs and resources all about ovarian cancer for the general public. This year was my first year volunteering for the annual T.E.A.L. walk and it was so nice seeing all the smiles on everyone's faces, including other volunteers, survivors, families, and friends. It was truly an amazing experience, being able to help in any way I could, to celebrate Ovarian Cancer survivors.

 
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