10 Organizations You Need to Know

08-18-2016 8:41 AM

A huge thank you to these organizations who provided free information and/or presentations during Mary Kay Inc.'s Seminar at The Mary Kay Foundation℠ Expo Booth.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons. You can find extensive information on choosing a plastic surgeon and reconstructive surgery after cancer treatment.

Peach Outreach. This organization raises awareness about uterine cancer, which is the most common gynecological cancer. There is currently no screening test for endometrial cancer, which is the common type of uterine cancer.

Genesis Women's Shelter & Support. Although this is a Dallas-based women's shelter, you'll want to check out the website for great information on therapies and ideas for events you can take to your own area. If you happen to live in the Dallas area, you will find helpful resources and volunteer opportunities.

Baylor Health Care System. Want cancer prevention tips? cancer screening guidelines? patient stories? clinical trials? cancer treatment options? You'll find them all here.

SuiteHope. Founder Jeanna Doyle is a Clinical Oncology Esthetician. She specializes in working with women going through cancer to improve their appearance and self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Jeanna has a new book coming out this fall to help women choose a wig. Find the latest on that at wiged.com.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. You can find information about symptoms, risk factors and more on ovarian cancer on this website.

The Family Place. For victims of family violence, it is the Texas’ leading organization delivering proven programs that address emotional and physical abuse and incest. The Family Place provides free, comprehensive services that prevent violence and fully support women, children and men on their path from fear to safety. A great resource for signs of abuse, how to help a friend and success stories.

Mosaic Family services. A unique organization that serves women in a variety of circumstances including human trafficking, family violence, refugees and unaccompanied minors. Check out this website and follow them on social media for some great ideas no matter where you live.

Domesticshelters.org is the first and largest online and mobile searchable directory of domestic violence programs and shelters in the U.S. and Canada. It's also a leading source of helpful tools and information for people experiencing and working to end domestic violence.

The Childhood Domestic Violence Association is the only nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to helping those who grow up living with domestic violence. This aspect of domestic violence has less than 10 percent awareness. If you teach, work with children or know children who are experiencing Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV), you must check out the Change A Life online program.

Stacy Graves is contributing editor of The Mary Kay Foundation℠ blog and loves every minute of it! You can connect with her at stacy@wordcoaching.com, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest.