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Support a Pregnant Woman Living with Cancer

FUNDED December 31 2018 – Thank You!

Information. Support. Hope. When a woman is pregnant and diagnosed with cancer, these three things take on great importance. A cancer diagnosis by itself is a frightening and life-changing event. Imagine learning you have cancer when you are pregnant, trying to nurture a tiny life into being. It could be terrifying. But women have faced and overcome these circumstances before, and women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant don’t have to face it alone. Hope for Two: The Pregnant with Cancer Network is a non-profit organization that provides resources for women diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy. Women who have been through this are connected with women who are currently pregnant and fighting cancer, providing an outstanding network of support, information, and hope during this difficult time. You can support the work these women do to help pregnant cancer patients. Your generous click today supports the work of Hope for Two: The Pregnant With Cancer Network.


How You’re Helping So far, donations garnered through this Gift That Gives More™ have funded the peer to peer counseling program and the volunteer support woman training project. Your caring help touched women in Australia, Thailand, Russia, Europe, South America, North America, East Africa, and New Zealand! How did we come to fund this group? After she won The Breast Cancer Site’s Inspirational Stories contest, Annie Clemmons alerted us to the good work of Hope for Two: The Pregnant with Cancer Network. Once we had talked with some of the women who work for Hope for Two, we knew we wanted to support this group, which was providing such a great service to pregnant women who are fighting cancer. Athena’s StoryAnnie Clemmons with Harper Donors like you have helped so many women, such as Athena , who was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, triple positive breast cancer in March 2016 when she was 7 weeks pregnant. She received treatment prior to delivery and gave birth to a healthy baby girl, Persephone, this past October before resuming further treatment. Here’s a poem she wrote about her experience: I Hold A Light I held a lumpI held my breathI held my husband and wept I held my face in my hands and criedI held my breast before they took itI held my chest after I held my belly as it grewI held my friends and family I held my dreams and my plansI held my sadness and darkness And I held my fear On October 19th I held something different. Something I’ve never held so strongly……I held hope. 6 pounds and 8 ounces of hope. I held my babyToday I hold a torch. For her and other women who may walk the path.I won’t hold the silenceI will hold the light. Here is Annie’s winning story. Bump vs. Lump! Annie Clemmons Convention dictates that a mother and father create a new baby, but my daughter, Harper, is 25% me, 25% daddy, and 50% the result of every prayer said for us both while we fought breast cancer together. Some say it takes a village to raise a child; MY village was responsible for producing one! Two weeks after learning that I was pregnant, I was diagnosed with Stage 3A breast cancer. My doctors planned a mastectomy, six rounds of chemo before my baby, and four rounds after, plus radiation. It’s an agonizing thing, to be simultaneously nurturing and loving a tiny living thing in your body, while aggressively, frantically killing another. During my infusions, bald, flat-chested, my belly growing each week, the other survivors around me grew more interested in my baby. She became everyone’s baby, something to pray for, to look forward to, something to take them out of their own minds for a while. She grew like nothing was amiss. Seven weeks premature, help from the NICU, and prayers and support from parents, family, friends, and scores of absolute strangers enabled Harper to go home just 18 days later. She saved my life by forcing me to focus on the happy future. Appreciating that she wasn’t just “my” baby, I brought Harper to see all my friends at infusion, who don’t often see a vibrant, happy baby in the waiting room! She came to my radiation appointments, and was passed around the office while I was being “microwaved”. For those few minutes she was able to be an adorable reminder that Hope was, indeed, the most effective way to fight cancer.


Hope for Two: The Pregnant with Cancer Network strives to remove barriers preventing women from obtaining complete and accurate information about their options for dealing with cancer while pregnant, and respects and supports every woman’s personal decisions without judgment. Hope for Two serves women in all socioeconomic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds world-wide.

Recent Projects

Save the Penguin from Extinction: Completed January 21, 2019

66,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!

Penguins are in danger. These adorable waddling creatures – a species of bird with flippers instead of wings – are facing immediate threats to their existence because of warming temperatures, melting sea ice, ocean pollution, and commercial fishing. If nothing is done, penguin populations will continue to decline at a rapid rate. Please click today to help save penguins from extinction!

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Give a Voice to a Non-Verbal Child: Completed January 18, 2019

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It is estimated that nearly 40% of individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder are non-verbal. The inability to effectively communicate the most basic of needs can be extremely frustrating and, in some cases, can even create serious safety risks for individuals who are non-verbal. The National Autism Association’s Give A Voice program provides a tablet with an intuitive voice-output communication app, which gives nonverbal children and young adults the ability to build phrases and sentences pictographically, which are then converted to audible speech. Please click today to give a voice!

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Provide Formula for 66 Kittens in Foster Care: Completed January 16, 2019

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During kitten season in South Florida, tens of thousands of stray kittens are born each month. These kittens often end up in overcrowded, understaffed, and underfunded animal shelters that do not have the ability to house or care for them until they are adopted. Lumen L.S. is working to substantially decrease the euthanasia rate by rescuing as many kittens as they can. Please click today to help feed and care for kittens so they can have a second chance at life!

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Provide Portable Pharmacies to Vulnerable Communities: Completed January 14, 2019

66,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!

In rural Africa and Asia, access to healthcare is difficult, and even harder when war or natural disaster strikes. Doctor Travel Packs are like a portable pharmacy: full of pain killers, antibiotics, eye drops, ointments, creams, diuretics, water purification tablets and more. In war zones such as Yemen or in countries affected by the refugee crisis, Doctor Travel Packs can mean the difference between life or death. Please click today to provide critical medical supplies!

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Fund 9 Weeks of Research into Lost Species: Completed January 11, 2019

45,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!

All around the world, species of animals and plants have gone unseen for years or decades, and are feared possibly extinct. That’s why Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC) launched the Search for Lost Species, the largest ever global quest to find and protect species that have not been seen in the wild in decades. Many of the ecosystems being researched face the risk of disappearing forever due to habitat destruction and degradation. The rediscovery of these species could stimulate the creation of protected areas that will not only safeguard these species, but countless others that depend on these very same habitats. Please click today to help fund 9 weeks of critical research!

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Send Comfort to Military War Dogs: Completed January 9, 2019

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GreaterGood.org’s Pets and Vets program is granting support to partners that are sending care packages to military war dogs throughout the world. When they’re out there on the front line, supplies like treats and enrichment toys can help to keep these heroes calm and comfortable, to improve their well-being, and help them do their job. Please click today to send comfort items to military war dogs!

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Protect 850 People from River Blindness: Completed January 7, 2019

68,000 daily clicks funded this project – thank you!

Onchocerciasis, or river blindness, is a public health epidemic affecting millions of people worldwide. It is found in 36 African countries, and is the second leading infectious cause of blindness. The yearly medication to kill the worms behind Onchocerciasis is difficult to obtain in Africa, but you can help. Please click today to help protect 850 people from river blindness!

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With so many simple, easy ways to be involved – from a free click to a direct donation that funds a specific program – your smallest actions online matter, creating real results at GreaterGood.

Already, your actions have given $30 million to nonprofit charities around the world since 1999. That means millions have received help and assistance because of your efforts: hungry families fed, pets rescued, rainforests saved, breast cancer caught and treated, children helped, and so much more.

What You Can Do: Small Actions, Big Results

We invite you to explore the network of great charities and good works that make up GreaterGood. Find the cause, program, or project that speaks to your passion for helping others and start making a difference today.

We believe that no good action is too small and, with all the new tools at our websites, together the results are greater than ever before. Make a daily click, sign a petition, donate what you can, shop where it matters, and help us spread the word. You can also visit us at our new store in the Mall of America, located in Bloomington, Minnesota. Just like our online shops, every purchase gives back to a worthy cause!

Every day our community grows larger and the good that we have done together grows greater. Every day we’re adding new pieces to our story. , read our blogs, or join us on Facebook to learn even more about how your actions continue to make a difference daily.

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