The Diversity Project celebrates Cancer Awareness Month by introducing four local not for profits assisting our Long Island Communities
Charity of the Month
A World of Pink
The Diversity Project is excited to bring you an introduction to four not for profits that focus on the Long Island Communities. Cancer Awareness should be something we celebrate everyday. It is so important that we recognize the people in our communities that spend time each day via their missions to make our families feel safe during uncertain times of diagnosis.
Michael Magro Foundation https://michaelmagrofoundation.com/ assists families with medical expenses, food, transportation, hotel costs and more. The organization was started by Paul and Terrie Magro after losing their son Michael to cancer. Learn more about their foundation by visiting their website.
Monday’s at Racine https://www.mondaysatracine.org/press/ celebrates women that are undergoing treatment. It is a day to pamper cancer patients and make them feel beautiful inside and out while they are in recovery. We had the opportunity to speak with Karla Waldron, the Executive Director who was able to share the story of Mondays’ at Racine.
The ladies of Got Checked are fierce and on fire, watch out Albany, these women are here to make a change. The ladies of Got Checked, First Company Pink https://gotchecked.com/ marveled our studio discussing updated legislation about breast health screening and the passing of Shannon’s Law into bill. Linda Bonanno and Donna Cioffi are passionate about bringing justice to women’s health rights and they are leading the way for our future generations.
A World of Pink’s founder Christine Gaurino discussed her medical devices for women after losing a breast(s) to cancer. She distributes top of the line, form fitting, custom bras for women to feel confident and beautiful. Her mission is to let all women know that the insurance company will pay for the bra’s as part of their coverage, therefore, no women should ever have to feel that they can not feel their best after reconstruction surgery. Visit https://www.aworldofpink.com/ to see the amazing selection of bra’s which also include a line for naturally breasted women’s as well!
Thank You to our show sponsor, Christina Lentini of the Christina Lentini State Farm of Rocky Point. Christina supports amazing cause through the State Farm Quotes for Good- if you know an organization that would like a creative way to fundraise, contact Christina and she will explain the benefits of a campaign.