Volunteer Spotlight: Siena Marois

Siena Marois

Setting the World on Fire! “Go Forth And Set The World On Fire.” That’s a motto of St. Ignatius Parish School in Sacramento and it is a concept that eighth grade student Siena Marois has fully and enthusiastically embraced. The Arrupe Project The eighth grade has been assigned to complete The Arrupe Project, named for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Five Things Friday: Reducing Risk of Recurrence

How Can I Minimize the Risk of My Cancer Coming Back? As a breast cancer survivor, you probably look at life differently than before. You may have tried living well before your diagnosis, but now a healthy lifestyle becomes even more important in helping to limit the risk of your cancer recurring. Research backs up […]

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 […]

Five Things Friday: Ways to Support Someone with Breast Cancer

Happy sick woman after chemotherapy and elderly mother hugging her

Today, most people with breast cancer are treated in an outpatient setting. They don’t have to stay in the hospital. During this time, they often need help, support, and encouragement. Studies have found that cancer victims with strong emotional support tend to have a more positive attitude and are better equipped to deal with the […]

Five Things Friday – Sun Care During Therapy

Radiation therapy and some types of chemotherapy used for breast cancer treatment can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. When it’s cloudy outside, you may not even think about protecting your skin against the sun. Clouds have an important role in UV rays based on their composition. Things like density, pollution, and location […]

Five Things Friday: Wellness Tips to Regain Your Life

Breast Cancer Eat Healthy

A breast cancer diagnosis is never easy. Patients, friends and family will react in individual ways and may turn to different sources of comfort and support. Albie Aware can offer structure and support in your journey. The rest is up to you. Here are five wellness tips to help make your journey as smooth as […]