Amplify Komen Austin Because

March 4, 2013 — 4 Comments

rfcau_SGK_logo1. As a former board member and current advisor, I know that they continue to provide a lifeline for those of us dealing with breast cancer in the Austin area.

2. The Komen family played an essential role in giving me access to resources when I was diagnosed in 2008.

The day after my double mastectomy in 2008.

The day after my double mastectomy in 2008.

3.Our Austin chapter NEVER WAVERED in their support of Planned Parenthood, a longtime grantee. They are not afraid to advocate for women’s health, even when it means disagreeing with the national office.

AshleyBW

Rockin’ the chemo look in ’08

4. It’s an opportunity to recognize the hundreds and thousands of Austinites who run for us every year at Race for the Cure.

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

Please join me in donating to our beloved local Komen chapter during the 24 hour Amplify Austin campaign.

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4 responses to Amplify Komen Austin Because

  1. 

    You’re such a blessing to all of us!

  2. 
    Yvonne Carroll March 5, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    Ashley you are a strong and wonderful woman! It was honor to serve with you on the Komen Board of Directors. Thank you for your inspiration and leadership! Rock on my friend!!!

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