Posts in the “Campaigns Campaigns” category:

Lung Cancer Campaign Hits Sidelines of Redskins Training Camp

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 6th, 2014 |

There’s been a lot of talk about the action on the field since Redskins Training Camp started last month, but today the focus was on a health campaign happening on the sidelines. Former Redskins Linebacker Chris Draft brought his charity Team Draft to the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in memory of his wife… Read More

Pucker up! The #redlipstickselfie is about to blow up

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 12th, 2014 |

Gals, it’s time to reach for the red lippy because the #redlipstickselfie is the newest bandwagon we’re about to jump on – and rightly so, because the goal is to raise money for a lung cancer charity. The #redlipstickselfie has raised just over £1,110 since it was set up in April. In the last week,… Read More

Man Paints His Toenails To Cheer Up Wife After Cancer Diagnosis; Hundreds Of Strangers Join In

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 12th, 2014 |

Nail polish can’t cure cancer, but when applied correctly, it can sure help a cancer patient’s outlook on life. When Valerie Brosdal was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in August 2013, her husband, Ralph Kapostins, sought to lift her spirits by taking her for a pedicure. Valerie painted her toes purple, her favorite color,… Read More

Pleasanton Man’s Colorful Gesture to Make Sick Wife Smile Inspires Hundreds to Join Him

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 11th, 2014 |

Valerie Brosdal admits the month following her cancer diagnosis was a dark time. All her husband, Ralph Kapostins, wanted to do was make her smile. He had no idea so many others would want to help him. This past year has been one filled with many, unpleasant surprises for Valerie Brosdal. The 53-year-old woman from… Read More

4 Ways to Fight Lung Cancer Today With the Purple Toes Campaign

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 10th, 2014 |

The Purple Toes campaign, created to support my friend Valerie, and featured on this past December, continues to raise awareness and funding to fight lung cancer. We’ve exceeded our initial goal to raise $10,000 for the Lung Cancer Foundation with over $12,000 to date. We’ve also received a lot of “purple toes” pictures. Each and… Read More

Join our Grow for the Cure Campaign this Father’s Day!

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 27th, 2014 |

What is “Grow for the Cure”? Grow for the Cure is a unique website where volunteers register to grow facial hair and people can donate money to their favorite beard style. The brave volunteer will shave his beard to the winning style at the end of his campaign. Grow for the Cure is an affiliate… Read More

Want a bottle of OPI Purple with a Purpose nail polish?

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 22nd, 2013 |

Donate $25 or more and we’ll send you a bottle of your very own, enough to polish 45 sets of toes!

Challenge: Grow a Beard; Help Cure Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 3rd, 2012 | No comments

Challenge: Grow a Beard; Help Cure Lung Cancer Jenny Overman, April 3, 2012 FORT MILL — Andrew Mehlhouse didn’t give much thought to the plight of people with lung cancer until a neighbor’s mother was diagnosed. Now, he is dedicated to the cause, hoping to help people struggling with a disease he says isn’t getting… Read More

Threads of Hope winner teams with Maroon 5 again to promote lung cancer awareness with a new video

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 8th, 2012 | No comments

2009 Diablo Threads of Hope honoree Gabby Wilson teams with pop superstars By Miranda Adler Most 10-year-olds don’t get the chance to mingle with multi-platinum recording artists. Most 10-year-olds aren’t interested in tirelessly raising money for medical conditions. And most 10-year-olds aren’t living with lung cancer. Diablo magazine’s 2009 Threads of Hope winner Gabby Wilson… Read More