Reston, VA, June 25, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- In June 2008, Tigerlily Foundation launched its new website, focusing on young women affected by breast cancer, implemented a social network community for young survivors, Tiger Talk, where women can share breast cancer stories, connect and empower each others, and increased its partnerships with other breast cancer support organizations.
Tigerlily is creating strategic new products to increase awareness of young women affected with breast cancer and to create diversity awareness and connection about the disease. Due to be released the Summer of 2008, Tigerlily Foundation’s calendar will feature women of diverse backgrounds who are survivors of the disease. Tigerlily is also creating a breast cancer portrait book that will feature survivors of all ages, races, economic, sexual and diagnosis backgrounds. In addition, the organization will be releasing a public service advertisement that will also feature young women of diverse backgrounds affected by the disease.
Tigerlily Foundation has quadrupled its volunteer base in order to continue to reach out to the community. Going forward, Tigerlily will be hosting fundraising events every month to raise awareness and funds for its programs. Visit www.tigerlilyfoundation.org to join the newsletter, receive notifications of our events, to donate, start an affiliate or to volunteer.
In an effort to increase awareness of breast cancer among African women around the world, Tigerlily was also featured in several newspaper and online magazines, including the Liberian Observer, TLC Africa, and Mshale.
Tigerlily’s founder, Maimah Karmo, is “excited about the contributions we are making to the community. We look forward to educating and empowering, saving lives and inspiring women to achieve new heights!” A sought after speaker, published writer, breast cancer and women’s rights advocate, Ms. Karmo is committed to advocating for breast cancer awareness, educating women around the world about breast cancer; and empowering them to celebrate their lives every day by harnessing their personal power.
Tigerlily’s programs provide chemotherapy buddy support, group meetings for survivors, raise funds for people in need of financial aid, offer beauty and pampering services to women undergoing treatment and are dedicated to providing breast cancer support to women around the world. We are also particularly dedicated to helping those in underserved communities and minorities.
According to the National Cancer Institute, this year, 1 in four women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer is a disease that affects every man, woman and child. Get involved. Visit www.tigerlilyfoundation.org today.
Contact: Maimah Karmo, President/Founder
11654 Plaza America Drive, #725, Reston, VA 20190