Tigerlily Foundation Receives Grant to Support Breast Cancer Advocacy Training Program

Tigerlily Foundation awarded $700k grant by the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation to launch community-based patient advocacy program to dismantle systemic barriers and end disparities for Black women facing breast cancer. - June 30, 2021

Tigerlily Foundation Joins AACR and 130 Other Organizations in Heartfelt Letter to President Biden

Tigerlily Foundation, a national breast cancer organization, is banding together with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and 130 organizations, cancer centers and other institutions in soliciting the support of President Biden regarding the COVID-19 pandemic vaccination schedule... - February 20, 2021

Tigerlily Foundation Launches a New Web Series, BREATHE Tv on Facebook Live

Tigerlily Foundation in partnership with Puma Biotechnology, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of BREATHE Tv. BREATHE Tv is a sacred space, an educational and inspirational breast cancer lifestyle television series that brings together patients and providers in a space of purpose, while... - February 20, 2021

Tigerlily Foundation to Lead Historic Special Session on Health Equity, Collaboration and Partnership at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Virtual Symposium

Tigerlily Foundation to Lead Historic Special Session on Health Equity, Collaboration and Partnership at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Virtual Symposium

Tigerlily Foundation, a national breast cancer organization established by a Black, first-generation immigrant woman and patient-led organization will open the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). Maimah Karmo, President and Founder of the Tigerlily Foundation, has set the stage for a new... - December 07, 2020

Tigerlily Foundation to Lead Historic Special Session on Health Equity, Collaboration and Partnership at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Virtual Symposium

Tigerlily Foundation to Lead Historic Special Session on Health Equity, Collaboration and Partnership at the 2020 San Antonio Breast Cancer Virtual Symposium

Tigerlily Foundation co-hosts this historic special session in collaboration with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), titled Setting the Stage for Health Equity, Collaboration and Partnership, on December 8, 2020, to discuss continued collaborative action towards health equity in breast cancer care, at SABCS 2020. The event is designed to foster transformational dialogue and lead to specific strategies to end barriers at every level of healthcare for people of color. - December 05, 2020

Tigerlily Foundation Launches the "My Life is My Legacy" Hero Campaign

Tigerlily Foundation launches the “My Life is My Legacy” Hero campaign to highlight the various ways individuals are impacted by metastatic breast cancer (mBC) and to increase education and awareness in young women. - October 13, 2020

Tigerlily Foundation Partners with Pfizer on #InclusionPledge to Eliminate Disparities for Black Women Living with Breast Cancer

Tigerlily Foundation Partners with Pfizer on #InclusionPledge to Eliminate Disparities for Black Women Living with Breast Cancer

Tigerlily Foundation announced today that Pfizer, Inc. has joined the #InclusionPledge – an unprecedented initiative focused on diversity, inclusion, and eliminating disparities for Black women living with breast cancer. The #InclusionPledge provides a transparent and tangible framework across multiple healthcare sectors to identify and track equitable actions that will result in measurable and improved outcomes for women of color facing a breast cancer diagnosis. - September 16, 2020

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Teams with Tigerlily Foundation for #InclusionPledge to Ensure Equity for Black Women

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Teams with Tigerlily Foundation for #InclusionPledge to Ensure Equity for Black Women

Largest scientific conference dedicated solely to breast cancer research and treatment takes #InclusionPledge to improve healthcare equity and access for women of color - July 21, 2020

National Patient Advocacy Organizations Band Together for #InclusionPledge to Ensure Equity for Black Women

National Patient Advocacy Organizations Band Together for #InclusionPledge to Ensure Equity for Black Women

National breast cancer patient advocacy organizations frustrated by the lack of measurable action taken to improve healthcare equity and access for women of color, come together to sign the #InclusionPledge. - June 11, 2020

Tigerlily Foundation Will Host Virtual #ListenUpMBC Confab on Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities During Women’s Health Month

Tigerlily Foundation Will Host Virtual #ListenUpMBC Confab on Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities During Women’s Health Month

Three Day Event Convenes Patient Advocates, Healthcare Providers, Scientists, Policymakers, Industry Leaders, Faith and Grassroots Organizations and Influencers for a National Conversation to eliminate the disparity gap and Improve the Health Outcomes of African American Women. - May 21, 2020

National Breast Cancer Non-Profit Turns Loss Into an Opportunity to Help Others

National Breast Cancer Non-Profit Turns Loss Into an Opportunity to Help Others

The Tigerlily Foundation launches a virtual programming series that provides free health and wellness support for individuals during these challenging times surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The "Pure Cat Initiative" was launched in honor of Catherine "Cat" Odderstol. Cat was dedicated to helping others have a mind-body-spirit approach to health and wellness and believed it should be a standard way of life, not just during challenging times. - April 28, 2020

Tigerlily Foundation Hosts Historic Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Fireside Chat at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Tigerlily Foundation, a national breast cancer organization, will host a Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Fireside Chat at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) on the morning of December 10. The event is designed to foster transformational dialogue engaging young women in the African American community from 20 cities identified as locations having a high rate of breast cancer diagnosis among women of color. - December 10, 2019

Tigerlily Foundation Hosts Historic Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Listening Summit

Tigerlily Foundation Hosts Historic Young Women’s Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Listening Summit

Tigerlily Foundation is leading the charge to make an impact on MBC related concerns and young women of color, by hosting the first ever Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Listening Summit on March 20, 2019. This unique forum gave young women of color a platform that was different from the norm - they voiced their needs as the experts, while industry, healthcare and policymakers listened. - June 28, 2019

Breast Cancer Survivor, Author and Advocate, Maimah Karmo, Uses Her Challenge as a Gift and Launches, “I Manifest Bliss” Experience to Empower Others

She survived three wars, being hit by lightning, then breast cancer and used her challenges as a way to give back. And she’s not done yet. Recognized by Oprah Winfrey as a leader and catalyst for change, Maimah is now launching the “I Manifest Bliss” experience, a transformative and experiential event, that will empower others to transcend the things that hold them back, live more in their authentic truth, aligned with their soul purpose and their bliss. - March 10, 2017

Tigerlily Foundation President and Breast Cancer Advocate, Maimah Karmo, Featured by Oprah Winfrey on OWN TV

Tigerlily Foundation is excited that its President and Breast Cancer Advocate, Maimah Karmo, was featured by Oprah Winfrey on OWN TV's "Where Are They Now," highlighting the organization's work supporting young women - before, during and after breast cancer. - October 01, 2016

Tigerlily Foundation’s 4th Annual Pajama Glam Party

Tigerlily Foundation’s 4th Annual Pajama Glam Party

Tigerlily Foundation is excited that ladies in the DC region will be allowed to wear their pajamas in public for the fourth year in a row! Tigerlily Foundation is pleased to present the 4th Annual Pajama Glam Party, to celebrate health & wellness with women and girls, on Saturday, June 18th... - April 26, 2016

Tigerlily Foundation Launches Comprehensive Program to Support Young Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Tigerlily Foundation Launches Comprehensive Program to Support Young Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Tigerlily Foundation is excited to announce the re-design and launch of its Metastatic Young (MY) Living in Focus Empowered (LIFE) program offerings to provide comprehensive programming to meet the unique needs of younger women living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC). Although women over 45... - April 26, 2016

Information Experts Sponsors Tigerlily Foundation

Tigerlily Foundation is pleased to welcome a new sponsor, Information Experts, to its Corporate Circle of Strength. Over the past 20 years, Information Experts has established itself as a powerful partner for Strategic Communications. They are award-winning and recognized as trusted leaders in the... - February 13, 2016

Entrepreneur Donates “Let’s Make a Deal” Winnings to Tigerlily Foundation

At 10:00 AM EDT Thursday, resident and owner of Design Her Girls design firm, Dawn Espinoza was featured on the CBS Game Show, “Let’s Make a Deal”- with Celebrity Comedian and Host, Wayne Brady. Espinoza won $1,000 on the show, after which she announced that she would be donating... - March 14, 2015

Alive Juices Partners with Tigerlily Foundation

Nutritional juice company Alive Juices is excited to partner with the Tigerlily Foundation to help raise funds, awareness and healthy drink options. Through this partnership, Alive Juices will work with Tigerlily and its Ambassadors to educate young women about the benefits of "mindful"... - November 02, 2014

Send Me On Vacation Announces Jetting Pick Across America: a Healing Journey for Breast Cancer Survivors

Tigerlily Foundation is excited about October, in part because this year, in continued partnership with Send Me On Vacation (SMOV), we will be Jetting Pick Across America on a "Healing Journey for Breast Cancer Survivors". This October, along with SMOV, they will be partnering with Jet... - September 26, 2014

“The September to Remember” a Fine Jewelry “EXTRAVAGEMZA” at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park

The “Original” Classic International Gem and Jewelry Show Presents a Fine Jewelry Exhibition and Sale. Partners with the Tigerlily Foundation to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Awareness - September 25, 2014

Saks Fifth Avenue and Saturday Night Live Partner to Celebrate SNL’s 40th Season and Key To The Cure

Saks Fifth Avenue and Saturday Night Live Partner to Celebrate SNL’s 40th Season and Key To The Cure

Saks Fifth Avenue Tysons Galleria teams up with Tigerlily Foundation for the 2014 Key To The Cure Charity Shopping Weekend. - September 18, 2014

Pajama Glam Party for Women & Girls - Awareness Event

Who: Tigerlily Foundation is pleased to host Pajama Glam Party for the first time at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY, to celebrate health & wellness with women and girls, on Saturday, May 3rd, from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Celebrity Guests: Nana Meriweather, Ms. USA;... - May 01, 2014

Tigerlily Foundation Hosts Pajama Glam in New York City

Event to educate girls about body health and wellness, and raise funds for breast cancer programs - November 9, 2013. - September 11, 2013

Tigerlily Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Pink Boa 5k Run/Walk

Event to raise funds for young women with breast cancer. - August 24, 2013

Tigerlily Foundation Hosted First Annual Pink Boa 5k Run/Walk

The Tigerlily Foundation hosted its First Annual Pink Boa 5k Run/Walk to raise awareness about young women with breast cancer on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Reston Town Center in Reston, Virginia. This year’s Pink Boa 5k Run/Walk set the tone for an inspirational morning with supporters and survivors. The event was hosted by Sarah Fraser of HOT 99.5, Anita Brikman of WUSA9, and Allyn Rose, Miss District of Columbia 2012. The event raised over $35K to support its programs. - December 23, 2012

Tigerlily Foundation Hosted 4th Annual “EmPower” Ball

Event Highlighted Advocacy and Empowerment for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer - December 23, 2012

Tigerlily Foundation Hosts 4th Annual “EmPower” Ball - Event to Highlight Advocacy and Empowerment for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer

The Tigerlily Foundation will host its 4th Annual EmPower Ball to raise awareness about young women with breast cancer on Saturday, October 20, 2012, from 6-9PM at the McLean Hilton, in McLean, Virginia. This year’s EmPower” Ball sets the tone for an evening slated with live entertainment, speeches from breast cancer advocates, dinner, signature cocktails, live and silent auction, local business leaders, and inspirational stories from young breast cancer survivors. - June 05, 2012

Maimah Karmo Named to Grio's 100 List for 2012

This list includes 100 individuals from across 10 professional fields that are making a difference in their communities and across the country. - February 03, 2012

Tigerlily Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Young Womens Breast Health Day on Capitol Hill

On September 7, 2011, the Tigerlily Foundation held its 3rd Annual Young Women’s Breast Health Day (YWBHD) on Capitol Hill, highlighting the Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young (EARLY) Act. The event also highlighted Tigerlily’s Peer Education Through Awareness Leadership (PETALs) Program, which, like the EARLY Act, focuses on educating the patient, provider and community about young women and breast health. - September 19, 2011

Tigerlily Foundation Hosts Annual Young Women’s Breast Health Day on the Hill

On November 17, 2010, Tigerlily Foundation will hold its annual Young Women’s Breast Health Day on the Hill. Held on Capitol Hill, this event will bring to the forefront issues that affect young women’s breast health. - November 03, 2010

Tigerlily Foundation Spa for a Cause ©

Annual Spa Event to Raise Awareness and Support for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer - October 13, 2010

Maimah Karmo Receives Prestigious Congressional Black Caucus Leadership in Advocacy Award

At the 2010 Minority Quality Forum/CBC Health Braintrust Health Disparities Forum Event, Maimah Karmo, President of Tigerlily was Honored for her work impacting Young Women with Breast Cancer. - April 25, 2010

Not Just Any Old Day® Partners with Tigerlily Foundation by Donating Proceeds of Anniversary Calendar Key

October has become well known as the month for donations to fight breast cancer. But, breast cancer is a 365 day of the year disease. In October 2009, Not Just Any Old Day® joined the fight against breast cancer by launching its line of Silver plated Calendar Keys marked with a PINK stone. - December 29, 2009

EARLY Act Included in Senate Health Reform Legislation

With more young women being diagnosed with breast cancer, the Tigerlily Foundation remains proud to be a key supporter of the Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young (EARLY) Act. This week, the bill had an important milestone, as it was included in the Senate Health Reform... - December 29, 2009

Congressional Event Hosted on Sept. 9 Will Support Awareness of Young Women, Breast Cancer & Wasserman Schultz' EARLY Act

At Capitol Hill Gathering, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Will Speak on Young Women’s Breast Health and the EARLY Act immediately before President Obama’s Address to Joint Session of Congress on Health Care Reform. With momentum building for legislation that would fund the EARLY Act’s educational programs about young women and breast cancer, the Tigerlily Foundation will host a congressional reception Sept. 9 on Capitol Hill. - September 07, 2009

Tigerlily Foundation to Host Congressional Event to Support Awareness of Young Women and Breast Cancer

Keynote Speaker Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Will Speak on Young Women’s Breast Health and Empowerment and the EARLY Act. - August 15, 2009

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Keynote Young Women’s Health and Empowerment Event

The Young Women’s Health and Empowerment Event, hosted by the Tigerlily Foundation, will underscore the importance of younger women becoming their own best advocates, particularly when it comes to their own health and knowledge about breast cancer. - June 03, 2009

Tigerlily Foundation Supports EARLY Act, Legislation That is Focused on Breast Cancer Education and Awareness in Young Women Under 40

Tigerlily Foundation supports Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) on behalf of the "Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act of 2009," (EARLY) Act, legislation that is focused on breast cancer education and awareness in young women under 40. The EARLY act would provide $9 million a year from 2010 to 2014. - March 28, 2009

Nubian Heritage Debut Gift Set to Benefit Tigerlily Foundation

Tigerlily Foundation (Tigerlily), a non-profit breast cancer foundation, is excited to be partnering with Sundial Creations - a creator and manufacturer of natural and organic health, beauty and personal care solutions - to offer the exclusive Nubian Heritage Organics Goat’s Milk & Chai gift set to benefit women affected by breast cancer. - December 26, 2008

The Tigerlily Foundation Founder Maimah Karmo Appeared on the "Oprah Winfrey" Show on Tuesday, September 30, 2008

On the Oprah Winfrey Show, Maimah Karmo, Founder of Tigerlily Foundation shares her experience with breast cancer and discuss how it changed her life at the age of 32. - November 04, 2008

Tigerlily Foundation Founder, Maimah Karmo, Young Survivor of Breast Cancer Given "Heart of Courage Award" for Advocacy Efforts

Tigerlily Foundation (Tigerlily)’s founder was the honor of the Courage Award by the Liberian Image Awards (LIA) on August 30, 2008. Held at Bethesda Theatre, located at 7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, the theme of the event was "Embrace & Inspire Creativity in the Liberian... - September 02, 2008

Washington Mystics Support Breast Cancer Charity Event Supporting Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer

The Washington Mystics will be attending Tigerlily Foundation's Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction event on August 28, 2008 to support young women affected by breast cancer. - August 15, 2008

The Impact of Cancer in the Young Adult Community

The Tigerlily Foundation’s Founder Ms. Maimah Karmo will be interviewed by Matt Zachery on The Stupid Cancer Show. The Stupid Cancer "Fem-tastic Chemo-tacular" Show is dedicated to young women affected by various cancers. Among the topics Ms. Karmo will discuss are the following:... - July 13, 2008

Tigerlily Foundation (Tigerlily) Launches New Website Targeted to Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer, Social Network for Survivors

Tigerlily Foundation (Tigerlily) launches new website targeting young women affected by breast cancer, social network for young survivors of breast cancer and plans to release young survivor calendar in late Summer. - June 25, 2008

Tigerlily Foundation (Tigerlily) is Pleased to Announce That It Will be Hosting Dr. Jeffrey Spencer as a Guest Speaker for Its Womens Health Seminar (WHS) Monthly Event

Women's Health Seminars, a program of the Tigerlily Foundation brings you Dr. Jeffrey Spencer on its June 19th conference call, focusing on maintaining optimal health. - June 12, 2008

Tigerlily Foundation Secures Mammogram Machine for Liberia

Tigerlily Foundation (Tigerlily) is excited to announce that it has secured a mammogram machine for the John F. Kennedy (JFK) Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia; the first breast cancer digital imaging machine the country will have in over 16 years. - June 11, 2008

Tigerlily Foundation Partners with Cleavage Creek Cellars to Support Breast Cancer – Founder, Maimah Karmo, Cleavage Creek Model

Cleavage Creek winery and Tigerlily Foundation partner to promote breast cancer awareness, advocacy and survivorship. - March 30, 2008

Tigerlily Foundation on YouTube/Supporting Black History Month Reston, Virginia/USA – January 2007

Tigerlily Foundation is excited to announce that it now has a presence on YouTube. Tigerlily Foundation has joined Delphi Health Products, in support of Black History Month, via a press release issued by Delphi Health Products, on the importance of Health Histories. - January 30, 2008

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