Did you know The DONNA Foundation has a program focused on celebrating, empowering and honoring survivorship? Although survivorship can mean different things to different people, survivorship for most begins at diagnosis and continues for a lifetime as a family learns to live with, and beyond, breast cancer.Survivorship can be one of the most complicated parts of having breast cancer, because it is different for everyone. The DONNA Foundation strives to provide survivors and their families a sense of community throughout the year by providing specifically designed programming, events and information.
The Fearless Series Survivor Participation Program
The DONNA Foundation’s endurance events — DONNA Marathon Weekend, PLAYERS DONNA 5K, and DONNA Puck & Stick Stair Challenge each feature survivor-focused opportunities. Participants self-identify through event registration and are provided with specifically designed race bibs, markers and/or other materials. These items promote a sense of community for the survivor and their family, both on and off the event course. Addiitionally survivors are able to engage in a real time setting that promotes conversation and allow them to share their stories. Their voices become part of our Education and Awareness campaigns, continuing to elevate and celebrate survivors as they define their lives after cancer.
DONNA Morning Mixer
Introduced in October of 2018, this social group brings together DONNA CareLine recipients, their caregivers and other breast cancer survivors for conversation and support. This Mixer strives to provide a safe environment to share experiences, knowledge and encouragement. The program is working to expand its format to include educational experiences focused on after care, health and wellness, emotional challenges, and defining a new normal.
Health & Fitness Expo
Each February, The DONNA Foundation hosts a two-day Health & Fitness Expo. This event features many of the top pharmaceutical companies and healthcare providers committed to the care and support of breast cancer patients and their families.
Are you a survivor? Join us at an upcoming event or email us for information about how to join a DONNA Morning Mixer.