The Amschwand Sarcoma Cancer Foundation is so excited to announce that Allie & Jay Fields and Lisa & Josh Oren will be chairing the 2015 Amschwand Sarcoma Cancer Foundation's (ASCF) Catwalk for a Cure on Thursday evening, November 5th. The event will take place at Houston's breathtaking new event space, The Astorian (located at 2500 Summer Street in Houston). The evening's events will include a fashion show generously underwritten by Saks Fifth Avenue featuring Monique Lhuillier who will make a personal appearance. We will also present the Amschwand Sarcoma Cancer Foundation's 2015 Commitment to the Cause Award to the amazing family of Freddie Steinmark. We will recognize Dr. Keila Torres with the 2015 Commitment to Care Award. And we will share the incredible story of Kristin Elliott, our 2015 Celebration of Survivorship Award recipient. This year is one that you sure do not want to miss. Read a letter from this year's event Chairs for more information. Reserve your table now or pledge your support. Space is limited.
FIGHT.GIVE.LIVE. Sarcoma Awareness Houston & Maui
More than 150 people showed up in Houston inside The Galleria and almost 100 walkers and virtual walkers took to beautiful Keawakapu Beach on the island of Maui in support of International Sarcoma Awareness Week. Thank you to each of you who were a part of our success. THANK YOU to The Galleria & Simon Properties for allowing us to utilize their space & display signage for our Houston-based event. Thank you Chick-fil-A for feeding our herd & to their cow for leading us in our trek around the ice rink. Thank you to Honeydew the Clown for face painting. Thank you to The Galleria stores & staff supporting our event who displayed additional signage especially Chick-fil-A, Lids, FOREVER SILVER by Erwin Pearl & Visible Changes. Thank you to Traci Ling for taking all of the amazing photos in Houston. THANK YOU to Stinelli Castañeda for leading the effort for the Maui location in celebration of her son Johnny O’Leary’s beautiful spirit and for generously matching all Maui & virtual walker donations. Thank you to Meliezza Walker for the beautiful photography in Maui. Finally thank you to the entire Leonetti Graphics family for the amazing FIGHT.GIVE.LIVE. shirts.
Join us in continuing our FIGHT.GIVE.LIVE. campaign. Shirts & tanks will continue to be available for purchase online. Share your story with others. Share the Amschwand Sarcoma Cancer Foundation’s mission. Wear the shirt. Tell others about our cause. Share photos from the event with us and others. ASCF photos are available to view on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Amschwand-Sarcoma-Cancer-Foundation/225192314210733. Do your part. We can win the FIGHT against sarcoma together.
LING FAMILY PROVIDES 30 NIGHTS OF FREE FURNISHED HOUSING TO AN OUT-OF-TOWN SARCOMA FAMILY
Exotic handbag and accessories designer extraordinaire and sarcoma survivor Alexandra Knight shares information in her Style File about the Amschwand Sarcoma Cancer Foundation and its co-founder Melissa Amschwand Bellinger.
GREAT NEWS! Attendees of the Amschwand Sarcoma Cancer Foundation's 2013 Catwalk for a Cure awareness event and gala received the favor of all party favors, compliments of brilliant and generous designer Elie Tahari. Now, thanks to the munificent Mr. Tahari, ASCF supporters will have another opportunity to score the raved-about Savannah fold-over leather and/or suede clutch. For a limited time only, ASCF will provide a Savannah clutch as a "thank you" with a minimum donation of $250. See the variety of colors currently available and make your donation today, while supplies last.
SHOPPING WITH GOODSHOP.COM -- Amschwand Sarcoma Cancer Foundation can earn a donation every time you search the Internet and shop online with GoodSearch.com!!! Search the web with Yahoo-powered GoodSearch.com and they'll donate about a penny to ASCF each time you search! Shop at more than 2,400 GoodShop.com merchants including Best Buy, Toys R Us, and others, and a percentage of each purchase will go to our cause!
Request for Proposals -- Grant applicants, download the research grant application and read this important note. As a matter of policy, the Amschwand Sarcoma Cancer Foundation does not allow for grants that include requests for institutional overhead. Read the full institutional overhead policy.
Important Message to Sarcoma Patients If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with a sarcoma, we urge you to consult an expert who sees many Sarcoma patients each month. Such doctors are found at specialist hospitals particularly NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers. For a list of such centers, click here. This is the single most important piece of advice or information we can offer.
Sarcoma Survivors Starter Notebook Click here to download.