Twisted Pink hosting 2 fundraisers to help bring awareness to their cause
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Twisted Pink hosting 2 fundraisers to help bring awareness to their cause


WEDNESDAY, MID-90’S. A CHANCE OF STRAY SHOWERS ON
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. MARVIS: WE HAVE A WONDERFUL
LOCAL ORGANIZATION HERE WITH A
MISSION TO EXTEND THE LIFE OF
THOSE DIAGNOSED WITH LATE STAGE
BREAST CANER. TWISTED PINK IS HOSTING TWO
FUNDRAISERS THIS MONTH TO HELP
BRING AWARENESS TO THEIR CAUSE,
GIVE FOR GOOD, AND A BENEF
CONCERT. IS HERE THIS MORNING WITH MORE
ON TWISTED PINK AND THE UPCOMING
FUNDRAISERS. ONE HAPPENING IN A COUPLE OF
DAYS?>>THURSDAY WE HAVE AN WONDERFUL
EVENT. WE ARE PARTICIPATING WITH GOOD
— GIVE FOR GOOD
LOUISVILLE. IT IS THAT LARGEST ONLINE GIVING
DAY IN THE COMMUNITY. THEY WILL RECEIVE A WRISTBAND TO
ATTEND A HAPPY HOUR EVENT. WE HAVE OVER 185 BREAST CANCER
SURVIVORS COMING TO THE EVENT. THEY WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN A
FASHION SHOW AND RECEIVE A PINK
BAG FROM THE UNITED BREAST
CANCER FOUNDATION. MARVIS: THE WRISTBAND FOR THE
HAPPY HOUR, TO THE SPONSORS, TO
MAKING SURE THAT THESE SURVIVORS
ARE ABLE TO SHOW OFF IN THE
FASHION SHOW, THAT IS SO
FANTASTIC. TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT
TWISTED PINK.>>I AM THE FOUNDER. I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH STAGE THREE
BREAST CANCER OF JUNE 2013. MORE FOR STAGE FOUR. STAGE IV IS UNDERFUNDED. 10% TO 20% OF PATIENTS DIAGNOSED
WITH BREAST CANCER WILL RECEIVE
A RECURRENCE OF METASTATIC
BREAST CANCER AND THE MEDIAN
SURVIVAL RATE IS TWO TO THREE
YEARS. WE WANT TO DO MORE RESEARCH TO
SAVE LIVES. MARVIS: HOW IMPORTANT IS IT THAT
THERE IS HELP, THAT THERE IS
FUNDING? SOMEONE THAT IS DIAGNOSED WITH
STAGE FOUR, DO THEY HAVE A LESS
CHANCE OF SURVIVAL?>>STAGE IV BREAST CANCER HAS NO
CURE. THESE PATIENTS ARE LITERALLY
WAITING ON SCIENCE TO DEVELOP
NEW DRUGS TO HELP SAVE THEIR
LIVES. BUT WE WANT TO DO IS HELP TO
ACCELERATE THE PROCESS OF
CREATING THOSE MEDICATIONS. MARVIS: THIS FUNDRAISER, TELL ME
ABOUT PEOPLE WHO SAY I HAD A
FRIEND, A MOTHER, AND OUGHT WHO
— AN AUNT WHO HAD BREAST
CANCER, OR I HAVEN’T BEEN
PERSONALLY TOUCHED, BUT I WANT TO HELP. WHAT CAN THEY EXPECT?>>THE EVENT IS GOING TO BE A
CELEBRATION OF LIFE. THE EVENT IS GOING TO BE FUN.WE
ARE
GOING TO HAVE A FASHION SHOW
WITH SURVIVORS. WE ARE GOING TO CELEBRATE OUR
SUCCESS. WE WANT EVERYONE TO HAVE A GOOD
TIME. WE WANT TO GIVE INFORMATION
ABOUT BREAST CANCER AND REAL
FACTS AND STATISTICS ABOUT THE
DISEASE. THAT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON
OUR WEBSITE, AND WE ENCOURAGE
EVERYONE TO PARTICIPATE IN GIVE
FOR GOOD AND REALLY HELPED MAKE
AN IMPACT ON THURSDAY. MARVIS: TELL ME HOW IT FEELS FOR
YOU TO BE ABLE TO HELP WITH SUCH
A BIG EVENT, AND HOW MANY
SPONSORS WANT TO BE INVOLVED?>>IT FEELS GREAT TO HAVE THE
SUPPORT OF OUR COMMUNITY, AND WE
ARE THANKFUL FOR WLKY AS WELL. MARVIS: WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU
HAVE THOSE DETAILS. HERE THEY ARE YOUR SCREEN ONE
MORE TIME. GIVE FOR GOOD HAPPY HOUR WILL BE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 AT THE
OXMOOR CENTER. IT’S $20 TO ENTER. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE TO WIN A
FEW GIVEAWAYS AS WELL. SURVIVORS, THEY WILL GET A PINK
GOODIE BAG WHEN THEY COME. THE BEAT IT MUSIC FESTIVAL WILL
BE HELD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
AT THE HIGHLANDS LATIN SCHOOL
STARTING AT 3:00. THE CONCERT IS FREE AND FAMILY
FRIENDLY. YOU ARE ASKED TO BRING Y

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