• Inside The Shelter Grant Review Process

    Friday, December 1, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 1

    Last week, the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation Committee spent an afternoon reviewing almost 100 grant applications for its shelter grant program. Each year, it reminds us of the extent of domestic violence throughout our country. No one is immune. As you can imagine, choosing the grant recipients (one shelter or outreach program in each province ...

  • How Yoga Helps DV And Cancer Survivors

    Friday, November 17, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    Editor’s note: The following content is for informational purposes only. It’s not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you are going through cancer treatment or have gone through treatment in the past, check with your doctor before starting yoga or any other exercise. I have only taken a couple of yoga classes in ...

  • 10 Reasons Why Women Stay In Abuse

    Friday, November 3, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    As I talk to the community about domestic violence, I'm always asked why women stay in abusive relationships. Sometimes the tone reflects compassion or curiosity, but more often it's accusatory. The question sounds more like “What is wrong with her?” or worse, “How bad can it really be if she’s staying?” And the real kicker, “What ...

  • Heritage Heroes: Meet Maria Bennett

    Friday, October 20, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    In celebration of Look Good Feel Better’s 25th year in Canada, they’ve named 25 Heritage Heroes who have either helped the charity make it to 25 inspiring years of helping women and teens with cancer feel like themselves again, or currently play an important role and provide a powerful voice to keep the program alive ...

  • When Should You Get A Mammogram?

    Friday, October 13, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    Well, it depends on who you ask. Not all organizations agree on the exact age to get a mammogram. Generally, it’s somewhere between the ages of 40 and 50 for women with an “average” risk. The good news? You have more control than ever before about your healthcare. No one is telling you to get a mammogram at ...

  • 5 Ways To Make Your Event A Successful Blast!

    Thursday, September 14, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    Our guest blogger today is Kara Gallup, Independent Senior Sales Director from Lockwood, Missouri. She held her first MK5K® in March 2014 in honour of her mom, who is now in remission from breast cancer. In her small town of 900 people, Kara raised more than $3,300 (U.S.). A portion went to her mom for cancer expenses, ...

  • 5 Reasons To MK5K!

    Thursday, August 17, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    Whether you walk or run, now is the time to sign up for the MK5K – Diane Tsialtas Memorial Run. Even if you’re not a runner, here are five reasons why you should participate!  Benefit The Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation! The MK5K is a great fundraiser for the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation. In ...

  • How To Put The “Fun” In Fundraising

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

    Raising money in support of your MK5K walk can be quick and easy (not to mention, fun!), for there are many uncomplicated ideas which can be used to raise money for the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation. Mary Kay Ash often said, “Keep it simple, sweetie.” Below are some ideas* on how to boost your fundraising ...