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HHL Recognized by The West Side Collaborative, January 2013
Helping Her Live was honored to receive a Certificate of Appreciation for our advocacy and support for the women at Facing Forward to End Homelessness and Deborah's Place by improving their education, access and awareness of Breast Cancer. The West Side Collaborative is a strategic partnership between nonprofit social service providers formed to promote the health and well-being of vulnerable populations in Chicago’s West Side communities.
The Barbara Bates Foundation Partners with Lynn Sage to Benefit Sinai Health System and Helping Her Live, October 2012
The “Knocking Out Breast Cancer” fundraiser and fashion show took place on October 28, 2012. Beautiful breast cancer survivors modeled the latest looks of fashion designer and fellow survivor, Barbara Bates. Proceeds from the event will benefit Sinai Health System and SUHI’s Helping Her Live Program.
To read more about the event, click here.
SUHI Cheers for 2012 Avon Breast Cancer Walkers, June 2012
The 9th annual Chicago Avon Walk was held over the weekend of June 1 – 3, 2012, and the Sinai Health System (SHS) again participated with gusto. Nearly 60 staff members, along with friends and family of SHS gathered at Buckingham Fountain to cheer walkers completing the last leg of their 39 mile/ 2-day journey. The Chicago walk was a tremendous success, with over 4,000 walkers, including breast cancer survivors, who came together raising lifesaving funds and awareness for breast cancer.
SUHI's Findings Featured in Essence Magazine, May 2012
Sinai Urban Health Institute's analysis of the breast cancer mortality disparity in the 25 largest US cities was featured in the May 2012 issue of Essence magazine. Click here to view the article.
SUHI Staff Attend and Present at the Annual AVON Conference in NYC, March 2012
SUHI Staff members attended and presented at the annual AVON conference in March in New York City. A summary of SUHI's participation in the event can be found here. A recap of the event can be found here.
Steve Whitman of SUHI comments on IBCCP funding cuts in the Chicago Tribune, February 2012
During the current fiscal year, the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program waitlisted uninsured women looking for screening mammograms because of funding shortfalls. With the Chicago Black:White breast cancer mortality disparity at 62%, screening mammograms truly become a matter of life or death. To read more, click here.
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