HERA Women's Cancer Foundation

Rating: 4.92 stars   13 reviews

Issues: Cancer

Location: P.O. Box 6147 Denver CO 80206 USA

Mission: The mission of the HERA Women's Cancer Foundation is to stop the loss of women from ovarian cancer by promoting Health, Empowerment, Research, and Awareness.
Results: 88% of the funds raised support HERA's programs such as our Scientific Research Grants and our Community Grants that help raise awareness about ovarian cancer.
Programs: HERA's programs include Scientific Research Grants, Community Grants, Climb4Life weekends, and Partners in Action.
2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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970-948-7360
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

HERA Foundation helped save my life by keeping me aware of the symptoms of ovarian cancer and empowering me to realize that as the owner of my body I know when something is wrong.

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Definitely

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

Life-changing

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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2 people found this review helpful

I have been involved with the HERA women's cancer foundation since the first Climb4life (C4L) event, which was around the same time my mother was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. The guidance, support and community I found in this organization was phenomenal. HERA's mission is to stop the loss of women's lives from ovarian cancer. They do this by educating the community about the symptoms of ovarian cancer through their events such as C4L and by raising funds to support research and the ovarian cancer community. All who come in contact with HERA via their events are deeply touched by the passion and commitment of the foundation and those involved. HERA is a lean organization that gives back over 85% of it's monies to it' s mission. I have played many roles in this exceptional foundation and am proud and honored to currently be a board member.

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?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I discovered the HERA Women's Cancer Foundation a year into my mother's ovarian cancer diagnosis. It was quite obviously the most difficult time of my life. Not a day goes by that I don't miss my strong, beautiful mum. But in the midst of all that darkness, HERA shined a light. The people I have met have changed my life in so many positive and beautiful ways. I have since become a member of the Board and my family and I have raised over $100,000 for the cutting edge research that HERA funds. There are many deserving organizations raising money for hundreds of good causes, but I don't believe there is one that does more to lift the souls and spirits of survivors and their families than HERA does.

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?

2012

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