October 2016 Focus: Voices of Love Archives - ITC

October 2016 Focus: Voices of Love

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this year, we’re focusing not only on awareness but support for women with breast cancer. Help us out by entering our Voices of Love contest. Winners’ words of encouragement will be posted on our social media each week, and receive a box of pink macaroons!


Voices of Love 2016: Week 2 Winner!
23 Oct 2016

Voices of Love 2016: Week 2 Winner!

Congratulations to Kim, the week two winner of our Voices of Love contest! She writes, “My grandmother said that she had been on so many journeys, and this was just another, with a bit of a bumpy detour.” Kim went on to share her grandmother’s helpful perspective:   Do you have words of advice, encouragement, or love for those who are in the midst of...

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BRA Day: USA and Beyond
19 Oct 2016

BRA Day: USA and Beyond

I’m sure you’ve heard about plenty of campaigns to raise awareness of breast cancer. There’s Komen’s Race for the Cure and the entire month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. These events play an important role in raising breast cancer funds and awareness. However, there aren’t a lot of events focused on raising awareness of breast reconstruction, which is one of our main goals here...

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Breast Cancer Videos: Inspiration For Your Journey
18 Oct 2016

Breast Cancer Videos: Inspiration For Your Journey

When you’re dealing with breast cancer, one of the last things you want to feel is loneliness. Although you know that other women have had breast cancer, knowledge alone is not always enough. In some cases, seeing is more powerful. So, we decided to put together a series of breast cancer videos.   These will remind you that you are not alone. You have the support of...

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2016 Voices of Love Winners: Week 1
12 Oct 2016

2016 Voices of Love Winners: Week 1

Thanks if you entered our Voices of Love contest last week! Remember, you can enter each week of October to win a box of pink macaroons. Help us encourage those going through breast cancer or reconstruction with your words of advice, encouragement, and/or love! Click here for more info. Now, for our Voices of Love winners from week 1:   Terri Terri is a two time breast...

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ITC’s Most Encouraging Words of 2016
05 Oct 2016

ITC’s Most Encouraging Words of 2016

We’ve featured some great stories this year. Stories of survivors, supporters, and breast reconstruction have graced the pages of our blog. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, and in line with our Voices of Love campaign, we thought we’d take a few minutes to share the best of the best. Read on to hear our most encouraging words of 2016!   Most Selfless Words...

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2016 Voices of Love Contest: Encourage Women and Win Pink Macaroons
04 Oct 2016

2016 Voices of Love Contest: Encourage Women and Win Pink Macaroons

Can you believe that 1 in 8 women and their families are affected by breast cancer? That’s a higher percent of people than are left handed, play Pokémon Go, or own a pet fish.   Awareness is important. At I’m Taking Charge, we urge all women to get their mammograms, to live a healthy lifestyle, and to get tested for the “breast cancer” gene.   However, support is also important. One...

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ITC Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016: Support and Voices of Love
01 Oct 2016

ITC Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016: Support and Voices of Love

The weather is beginning to crisp up, the leaves are starting to fall and the color pink is everywhere. That can mean only one thing…it must be October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October is the month set aside to remember and honor almost three million survivors whose lives have been touched by this disease, and remind all women that early detection is the strongest...

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