Albie Aware Welcomes New Board Members

welcome new board members

For breast cancer survivors Cherí Andrew and Amy Carabba-Salazar, serving on the Albie Aware Board is personal. The lessons they learned on their breast cancer journeys will translate into valuable help for others facing the disease. Cherí Andrew For Cherí, the most important takeaway from fighting breast cancer is to take charge of your treatment. […]

Five Things Friday: Offering Support to a Breast Cancer Patient During a Pandemic.

Covid-19? Scary! Covid-19 and breast cancer? Much, much scarier! Someone going through breast cancer treatment during the current pandemic is especially vulnerable. Their immune systems are compromised and exposure to a virus – any virus – is extremely dangerous! All the normal fears and anxieties of a breast cancer diagnosis are compounded further with isolation. […]

Albie Aware Volunteer Spotlight: Jan Cronin Retires

Jan Cronin

As Jan Cronin retires from the Albie Aware Board of Directors, she wants to make one thing crystal clear. “The mission is stronger than ever,” she declares. “I am so pleased to be a part of this organization. I’ve seen it grow and it is a phenomenal organization. One I am proud to have been […]

Join Our 2020 Board of Directors!

Make an Impact – Join Our Board Albie Aware is currently looking for positive leaders with a passion for our mission to join our board of directors! Why join? Board members make a difference at Albie Aware. Our board of directors guides our strategic direction and our long-term sustainability. Their leadership helps ensure our vision, […]

Chicago Fire – Cooking up Dough and Donations

Chicago Fire Folsom

Chicago Fire’s stated mission is “to capture the fun and enthusiasm of an authentic Chicago deep-dish restaurant and bring it to the west coast.” No matter how you slice it, the small chain certainly succeeded because their stores are hopping.” “People think we’re a franchise or corporate chain,” says Samantha ‘Sammy’ Schnetz of the local, […]

Jason Lockard and Sacramento Whiskey 101

Jason Lockard and Sacramento Whiskey 101

Jason Lockard is the owner of Locked Barrel, the best whiskey bar in Sacramento. That’s his claim and he challenges anyone to prove him wrong. To showcase his new business and to support Albie Aware, Jason is hosting Sacramento Whiskey 101 on September 13 – an exclusive tasting event featuring 35 to 40 of the […]

Amanda Nelson Hits the Ground Running

Amanda Nelson hits the ground running as our new Albie Aware Executive Director. Her familiarity with nonprofits and business, as well as the political landscape is making the learning curve decidedly less steep. Here she is speaking at the Sacramento Rotary Club. She is pictured above with Margo Fowkes, Membership Chairperson, Ellen Thomas, Northern California […]

Introducing our New Executive Director — Amanda Nelson

Amanda Nelson has been appointed to lead the Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation as its new Executive Director. Amanda brings over 30 years’ experience leading and managing a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, including The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, The Northwest AIDS Foundation, The Executive Service Corps, Coronado School of the Arts, The […]