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OVARIAN CANCER NATIONAL ALLIANCE
July 24, 2009

The Ovarian Cancer Naional Alliance has provided us, as a small local Ovarian Gynecologic Cancer Alliance in a small town, a larger National presence and a BIG voice. The legislative branch extends opportunities and include us in their year round monitoring and dogged lobbying on behalf of women's health issues in the government process. The good that they do is unmeasurable. The facilitators have nurtued us when we were just learning and beginning by providing awareness material and expertise. The Board and Officers continue to listen to our ideas, our concerns, our focus as it changes and incorporates the essence of all these good things into their annual business plan. We appreciate their ear as well as their voice. The organizers and planners of the National Conferance feed our need for knowledge and allow us time for kinship and comaraderie. We approach the "Hill" on Lobby day as an inspired Tide of Teal, determined to be heard and make a diference. Every conferance is differnt and each one has a particular character. It remains a good thing and an inspiration for the next year.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Laws passed which positively impacted women's health issues, money allocated for research, grownth in national awareness, suport for research and educational projects, engaging volunteers to become productive agents of change.

Ways to make it better...

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

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The focus on interaction and their apreciation of opinions and suggestions.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Very good at what they do, friendly.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Serve better food and find a cure and/or a diagnostic tool Ovarian cancer - not particuarly in this order.

Ways to make it better...

I was younger, that being said - maybe a more relaxed pace, more opportunity for small sessions to include many "new things" to choose from, shorten long plenery sessions! Whew, this year they were tough on the back and circulation. Fountian of youth!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Legislators, drug companies and Health care providers - no one seems to be listen until they get sick or it's their Mother...

One thing I'd also say is that...

I am glad to be a part of this process!

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Client Served & Participated in the conferance and ontinue a relationship throughout the year via email and interractive projects.