A New Year!

Well I’m ready to start the new year!  Half way through my masters program and a full year under my belt at Archway Programs (my employer)…  2012 is poised to be a great year.   Unfortunately 2011 had some unexpected disappointments — a couple close friends were diagnosed with cancer, and I lost my uncle to lung cancer.  Just more of a reason to keep ChemoClothes going as a great outlet for not patients, families, and friends, but also myself!

ChemoClothes is real excited about our three annual events (with our Bowling event only 2 months away), our new website, and much much more.  Keep following us on our social medias and don’t be shy to comment or like our updates!

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3rd Annual Bowl Over Cancer- Date Set!

After a busy two weeks with ChemoClothes, we’re starting to settle down.  Today we’re bringing gifts to one of the families we’re helping this year.  I hope they like their presents!  An Ipod, roller skates, pajamas, and more!  Definitely fun gifts to buy :)  

Bowl Over Cancer will be March 24th from 1-4pm at Laurel Lanes once again!  It’s been very successful in the past and I hope that we’re able to make it special again.  Be sure to keep an eye out for when lanes go on sale!

Other than that, I hope that everyone has a great and safe holiday season!

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A big “thank you” to Philadelphia University

Some 65 students in fashion design, fashion merchandising and fashion industry management made items to benefit ChemoClothes. The students designed, merchandised, produced and marketed the products for their class this semester and will donate their items to ChemoClothes. The students will present the projects tomorrow from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in The Tuttleman Auditorium at Philadelphia University, off School House Lane in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. Some of the items made by the students for ChemoClothes include: student-designed blankets that can fold up into pillows; hand-knit infinity scarves to give patients warmth and comfort, with a cancer ribbon charm attached; fleece headbands adorned with accessories; hand-crocheted headbands for baby girls; carry-on totes; and hand-made “bohemian” baby bibs. For more information on Philadelphia University go to www.PhilaU.edu. Thanks again! We are honored and privileged to have work with such inspiring and caring individuals.

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New and exciting things from ChemoClothes

Lately ChemoClothes has been in discussions with our top notch graphic designer and web developer on a newer, more interactive, and fresher website design.  Everything is very exciting.  Additionally the bowling event is in the works.  Bowl Over Cancer is slated for late March, so mark your calendars!

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It’s been a while!

Sorry I haven’t been keeping everyone up to date on ChemoClothes events!  Things have been a little out of sorts since I started an MBA program.  However, we have been posting on facebook and twitter, so be sure to look us up there!

We’re currently looking for families to support for the holidays, so please contact us regarding that.  And keep checking for our next event, which will be an old school beef and beer!  (Hopefully in early November)

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Last Night’s Stitch and Pitch

What a great night with the Philadelphia Phillies!  They were so great to work with.  I hope everyone was following us on Facebook and Twitter :)

Thank you to everyone who came and all who donated their beautiful work.  We’re so glad to have it. 

Now we’re switching gears to the Soccer Tournament this weekend, so I hope that you’re all coming out!  See the events section for detail or email us at info@chemoclothes.org

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Phillies Stitch and Pitch!

Looking forward to heading to Citizen’s Bank park tonight for the Phillies game!  We have around 400 people who are sitting in the Stitch and Pitch section who’ve came to watch the game!  What a great turn out.  I cannot wait to see Halladay pitch.

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2011 Deb Levy Tournament

Get your teams in now,  If you don’t have a registration form you can email info@chemoclothes.org, check out our events page, or contact your closest ChemoClothes volunteer.

Craft fairs have started, we have been to Washington Township High School and looking forward to the Pitman spring craft fair!  We’re looking to raise some serious money and awareness for the cancer community. 

This year we’re teaming up with the PHILADELPHIA PHILLES for a Stitch and Pitch you can get your tickets at http://philadelphia.phillies.mlb.com/phi/ticking/theme/stitch.jsp

Sorry for the delay in my post! I’ll try to get better :)

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Deb Levy Soccer Tournament

This year’s tournament is going to come before you know it. We’re working on some paperwork and registration materials now, so stay tuned!

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I want to thank everyone who came out this passed weekend. Everything couldn’t have gone any better. We were able to have over 180 people at our Bowl Over Cancer event, and we were able to raise over $3,000!!