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Gwen Poon Fit 36

Gwen Poon knows bodies inside and out – literally. During the day, Dr. Poon is a radiologist at Kaiser Permanente. She also owns and operates Fit 36, a fitness club in Folsom specializing in high intensity, interval training, a highly effective and efficient way to train. Gwen is an energetic, positive woman who celebrates her […]

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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight – People Are Not Just Numbers to Mary Walters

Mary Walters and Mark Walters

Albie Aware is all about people. It is an organization of people helping people through one of the most difficult times imaginable. We are also very focused on numbers – the number of people we help, the number of people surviving breast cancer, the calculations of risk for any given population. As a non-profit organization, […]

Albie Aware Survivor Spotlight… Melody Resendiz

Many people with a diagnosis of breast cancer feel all alone on their journey. Melody Resendiz knew right away that she needed company as she navigated through the shock, confusion, and fear. She found it in her family, friends, support groups, her faith, and Albie Aware. Breast Cancer Strikes Anyone Melody is married to a […]

New Technology Helps Cancer Survivor Keep Her Hair – Through Albie Aware

Nubia Odich

Nubia Odich hopes the third time’s a charm. Over seven years, she has endured three diagnoses of breast cancer. The third time, Nubia turned to Albie Aware with a special request. First, here’s her story. Nubia, who has worked at the school district for 20 years, is a firm believer in annual mammograms. Especially since […]

Cindy Jaramillo – Volunteering to Break Down Barriers

The Poverty Roadblock According to the current United States Census, 39.7 million people are poor in America. This works out to 12.3 percent of the population or 1 in 8 Americans. Women have higher poverty rates than men and – no surprise – minority women have the highest poverty rates of any group in America. […]

A Tribute to Kay Christensen – An Extraordinary Volunteer

Volunteers are invaluable to the Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation. They help us further our mission, reduce costs, be more efficient and effective, and because of their passion we are able to offer more services to the Sacramento community. Today, we say goodbye to an extraordinary volunteer, Kay Christensen, and thank her for many years […]

Albie Aware Sponsor Spotlight  

Albie Aware is proud to celebrate the corporate donors and individual supporters who make it possible to keep our mission growing and to help us maintain individualized support for local women diagnosed with breast cancer. Each month, we would like to recognize a corporate donor or individual supporter that has truly made a difference to our […]

Another Albie Aware Survivor Speaks

Recently, Mimi, a 51 year old breast cancer survivor with no insurance at the time, had symptoms and needed diagnostic breast imaging and then biopsies in both breasts. Albie Aware connected with Mimi, made her testing appointments and paid for her tests. The results showed she had a recurrence of breast cancer in one breast and a […]