Upcoming Events for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

I’ve been a busy little bee, planning events as a part of my Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Woman of the Year fundraising campaign, which I’m doing in memory of Curt Valent, and in honor of Daniel & Gracie, two local kids who survived leukemia!

A little act of charity can go a long way — so mark your calendars for these fun events to benefit the LLS.

Before you think of an excuse not to, think about this:

Your chances of developing cancer are about 1 in 3, if not greater.

Every 4 minutes someone new is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Every 10 minutes someone dies.

You can help put an end to this by doing some good and giving to the LLS who helps fund groundbreaking research to treat leukemia, lymphoma, other cancers, and even other conditions!

I hope to see you at one of these awesome events — all for such a great cause!

Send a Smile!  Greeting Card Fundraiser for Childhood Cancer Patients

Date: Wedneday, April 4, 2012  from 4:00 PM-9:00 PM at the Baker Leadership Get Involved! Service Summit

(Please note that for this one, you do not have to attend the Service Summit event to take part in this greeting card fundraiser. While I do recommend going just because it is a fantastic evening, I understand that not everyone can make it. So, if you can’t, at any time you can hand-make a get-well card for a cancer patient and send it to me via “snail mail” with a monetary donation of your choice. I will then add it to the rest of the cards to be delivered and will share photos with all of you afterwards! I plan on delivering the greeting cards on April 27th, 2012, and will share photos with you all! 🙂

Questions: Contact Ashley at boynesshucklls@gmail.com

Details: http://www.facebook.com/events/186658261449352/

Venue & Address: Service Summit at Carlow University, 3333 Fifth Ave. Pittsburgh, PA  15213

Raise a Glass to Awareness! Wine Tasting Happy Hour

Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012- 6 PM-8 PM

Cost of Tickets: $15

Venue & Address: TheWinery at Wilcox, Fair Oaks, 1940 Settlers Ridge Center Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Questions: Contact Ashley at boynesshucklls@gmail.com

Details: http://www.facebook.com/events/324649654250909/

* Please RSVP. This event is limited to the first 40 guests.

Chic for Charity: A Beauty Benefit

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2012 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Cost: $25 with beauty treatments, $10 general admission

Questions: Contact Ashley at boynesshucklls@gmail.com

Details: http://www.facebook.com/events/205695909530532/

Venue & Address: Elixir Ultra Lounge, 1500 East Carson St.  Pittsburgh, PA  15203

Paws Up for Cancer! Dog party fundraiser

Date: Sunday, April 29, 2012 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Cost: $10 per dog, $5 without dog.

Questions: Contact Ashley at boynesshucklls@gmail.com

Details: http://www.facebook.com/events/201802339925452/

Venue & Address: Camp Bow Wow Highland Park location -1325 Washington Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA  15206

Also: I’m not hosting these particular events, but, they will be benefitting my fundraising campaign and any donations collected at these events will go to the LLS:  March TweetUp, March 29th, 6:30-9:30 pm at Piper’s Pub (I will be there & collecting donations in any increments) and also TBA, a BarSmart Happy Hour fundraiser – details coming soon!

AND: May 18th, 2012 – Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Woman of the Year Grand Finale Event

As always, if you cannot attend an event but your heart still tells you to give to this wonderful charitable endeavor, you can donate online at  http://wpa.mwoy.llsevent.org/ABOYNES

or purchase a car raffle ticket from me for $150 which also includes 2 admissions to the May 18 LLS Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Event — your chances of winning a brand-new luxury car are 1 in 500! 

Let’s cure cancer together! ♥
PS: Learn more about my mission in this article from the Chartiers Valley Patch.

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