Bali Pink Ribbon
Welcome to the 2nd edition of Bali Pink Ribbon Newsletter for 2018
It has been a busy month, with the new center up and running as well as a number of events for breast cancer awareness. We will share in the stories below. We have added a number of new faces to the Pink Ribbon House since the first of the year. We have 17 active volunteers and recently oriented 5 new volunteers. Please join us in welcoming them. Charity events we joined this month are Bali International Women’s Association (BIWA) health day at Karangasem, World Cancer Day celebration at Prima Medika Hospital and joined the Goddess on the Go fashion show organized by Aroma Spa at Prama Sanur Hotel. We have also collaborated with Citadines Kuta Beach Hotel and Indigo Seminyak Resort for raising charity funds. Our 10th annual Bali Pink Ribbon walk is coming up this October, entry tickets will soon be available. More about it read on is our website www.balipinkribbon.com or follow our charity activities at: FB balipinkribbon and IG bali.pink.ribbon
BIWA Health Day Celebration.
Bali Pink Ribbon team joined hand in hand with BIWA and Rama Sesana Foundation for cervical cancer to launch an awareness campaign at Bungaya Village in Karangasem on Saturday 17 February 2018. The Breast Cancer Awareness seminar was presented by by dr. Ketut Widiana SpB (Onk), attended by 41 women from surrounding villages. Following the seminar, a breast screening was delivered for 65 women, with one person indicated with benign tumor. The screening was done by medical partner, Prima Medika Hospital Team. BPR also provided 223 second hand bras and rubber bracelets for the woman who attended the seminar and screening.
World Cancer Day at Prima Medika Hospital.
The big family of Bali Pink Ribbon was invited to celebrate world cancer day at medical partner, Prima Medika Hospital in Denpasar, on February 4. The activity was themed A Day of Music & Poem for Cancer Patients – Why give up now when your fight has just begun?. Involving patients, survivors, volunteers, and doctors the event was held in conjunction with the grand opening of the Endrawati Cancer Center. Prima Medika doctors and Gaye Warren, founder of Bali Pink Ribbon read poems and sang songs of hope from as a tribute to cancer patients and survivors.
Collaborations of the month.
We would like to thank our colleagues and supporters this month from Citadines Kuta Beach and Hotel Indigo Seminyak that have donated to Bali Pink Ribbon efforts. The breast cancer awareness seminar and manual screening was successfully held on Saturday, 24 February, at Citadines Kuta Beach Hotel, attended by more than 40 persons. We call to all resorts and corporates who wish to launch a campaign or create a small event with Bali Pink Ribbon, we are ready to support you. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org on how we can collaborate.