6 articles Tag Melanoma Research Foundation

MY Story; For Jillian

MY Story; For Jillian

I had the honor of speaking with a very passionate melanoma awareness advocate, Susan Hayes. She is a Mother raising awareness for her daughter, Jillian. Jillian was 19-years-old when an irritating mole became more and more bothersome. It began to bleed and so Jillian saw a Dermatologist to have it removed. The biopsy of the mole came back as Stage 2 Melanoma, but showed no evidence that it had spread. Jillian frequented her surgeon for check-ups every …

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MY Story; Melissa from Melanoma Sucks!

MY Story; Melissa from Melanoma Sucks!

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Melissa from the blog Melanoma Sucks! and it was a pleasure. From the  moment we started speaking on the phone it seemed like our conversation could go on forever–she is a special melanoma warrior. We spoke about her childhood and growing up in an environment that didn’t accept “paleness”. With this scewed self-image she continued to practice un-safe habits by “laying out” and eventually (in an attempt …

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Miles for Melanoma 5k Run/Walk at Universal Studios

STYLE NETWORK JOINS UNIVERSAL PICTURES, PALE GIRL SPEAKS AND THE MELANOMA RESEARCH FOUNDATION IN SPONSORING MILES FOR MELANOMA RUN/WALK AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS Washington D.C. and Los Angeles, California, April 19, 2012 – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) and Pale Girl SPEAKS today announced that NBCUniversal owned Style Network, the fastest growing women’s network in the U.S., will sponsor the Miles for Melanoma 5K Run/Walk on the Universal Studios backlot on May 6th. Style Network joins …

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2nd Annual Andrea Sheridan 5k Race & Family Fun Walk For Melanoma

2nd Annual Andrea Sheridan 5k Race & Family Fun Walk For Melanoma

A journey can be long or short, but one thing is for sure. Once you begin it never ends. Whether you walk, run or jog with each foot step–one in front of the other you can be sure that I will be by your side. ~In loving memory of Andrea Sheridan~ Remember this day. Feet pounding in the sand. Waves touching the shore. Gentle ocean breeze. Loved ones near us and in our hearts. The …

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Raising Awareness…Andrea Sheridan Memorial Melanoma Walk

Raising Awareness…Andrea Sheridan Memorial Melanoma Walk

UV Skinz is very proud to say that we were one of the many sponsors to donate product and show support for the first annual Andrea Sheridan Memorial Melanoma Walk. The event was a 5k walk that took place May 21, 2010 in Ocean City, NJ. You can read a quote from Carly, the daughter of Andrea Sheridan below. Since the passing of their mother to the disease, Andrea Sheridan, Carly and her brother wanted to bring their community …

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Unicycling to Raise Awareness

Unicycling to Raise Awareness

A young man from Harmony, Tristan Bates,  has been unicycling across New England to raise awareness about skin cancer since his Father passed away in February from the disease.  He will travel a total of 400 miles on his quest to educate the public on melanoma and raise money for the Melanoma Research Foundation.  You can see the full story here!  

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