Young Survival Coalition
Kansas eNewsletter

October 2012

Frankly Speaking About Reconstruction—October 1 -  6-8:30PM CST

Cancer Support Community_Reconstruction BookJoin us for this FREE joint program with Gilda's Club to find out about reconstruction and re-reconstruction options after a breast cancer diagnosis. We'll discuss all the latest breast reconstruction options, how to make a decision that is right for you, medical factors that can influence your decision and how to prepare for and what to expect after surgery. Our program will feature Dr. Teresa Buescher, Naomi Glynn, LCSW and a panel of survivors.  Learn more»


Dine for Cause at 77 South

ribbonFor the month of October, 77 South will donate 10% of sales from their "PINK" menu to Young Survival Coalition Kansas City.  Enjoy several choices for lunch or dinner, including Chicken Cordon Bleu, Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Chicken, and much more.  Located just east of Nall on 135th Street. Thanks to our friends at 77 South!


Boooob Bash—October 14 - 11AM

Bikers for BoobsCalling all motorcyle enthusiasts. Bikers for Boobies KC is hosting it’s 3rd annual Boooob Bash starting at Fuel on 119th Street. Ride is $20 per person and will make three stops watching part of the Chief’s game at each stop. The ride will benefit Young Survival Coalition and Cancer Action. Join us and spread the word to your cycling friends. 


Thank you Jaguar Pride Band Boosters!

Thank you to the Blue Springs South Jaguar Pride Band Boosters for raising awareness about breast cancer in young women and collecting nearly $600 in donations for YSC at the September 21st football game. We appreciate your support!


YSC and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

31 Faces 31 Days videoOn Monday October 1, we launch a special campaign that will feature 31 stories highlighting 31 young survivors and the unique struggles they have faced due to their breast cancer diagnosis. Help spread the word that young women can get breast cancer!!!  Share today’s & everyday’s story on your own Facebook page, leave a message of support and sign the petition asking the President to end breast cancer by 2020!


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Upcoming Events
10/1: Frankley Speaking About Reconstructionting
10/9: Metastatic Support Group Call 7PM CST 
10/14: Booob Bash-3rd party Event
10/27: KE Bowling Fundraiser-3rd party Event 
See all events»

Support Groups
10/2: YSC Connections Networking and Support Group Monthly Meeting details»

Make a difference.
October is breast cancer awareness month and volunteer opportunities abound. If you have ever wanted to donate your time to help YSC, email us and we can let you know about available opportunities.

Holiday Social
We are busy planning our holiday social and will have more details in the November Newsletter!

Find out about additional support and programs from our partners:
Gilda's Club

Cancer Action

Turning Point

Young Survivors Networking Group