All of our events and programs aim to provide ovarian cancer awareness and education to the community
T.E.A.L.® prints over 30,000 pieces of educational material, such as awareness cards with signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, that have also been translated into many languages. These materials are distributed throughout various communities in the U.S. (businesses, schools, doctors’ offices, community centers, & more)
T.E.A.L.® participates in over at least 50 health fairs, symposiums, and lectures at schools, universities, community centers and hospitals annually to provide information about ovarian cancer and educate communities about this important women’s health issue
T.E.A.L.®’s Youth Ambassador Program
This Ambassador Program provides unique hands-on, learning experience to youth who wish to directly impact their community.
The Tell Every Amazing Lady® Youth Ambassador(s) acts as a representative of T.E.A.L.® and helps expand our awareness endeavors to educate, engage, and empower women & girls in their community to Tell Every Amazing Lady® about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors for ovarian cancer through awareness events, partnerships, campaigns, wellness activities, volunteerism, and additional dynamic opportunities.
PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. During this month, we organize a vigorous and dynamic awareness program around New York City and beyond.
Each September, T.E.A.L.® partners with local businesses and organizations to turn buildings and monuments teal, including Brooklyn Borough Hall, New York City Hall, The Coney Island Parachute Jump at Luna Park, and Greenwich Town Hall to spread awareness about ovarian cancer.
T.E.A.L.® Ad Campaigns
Since 2013, T.E.A.L.® has taken over NYC with posters and banners throughout September for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. These ads are featured on subway platforms, kiosks, buses all over New York City.
T.E.A.L.® partners with Turn the Towns Teal® to provide teal ribbons for ovarian cancer awareness initiatives in September.
T.E.A.L.® WORKSHOPS, WEBINARS, & ADDITIONAL EVENTS
Free T.E.A.L.® educational workshops hosted at T.E.A.L.®’s Community Center moderated by volunteers and open to anyone that has been touched by ovarian cancer, such as survivors, caregivers, family members, friends, and any interested members of the local community.
T.E.A.L.® hosts a variety of free, globally accessible educational webinars on a variety of topics related to ovarian cancer, including but not limited to genetic risks and surgery for recurrent ovarian cancer. These webinars are moderated by medical professionals and are open to anyone who’s been touched by ovarian cancer.
Annual Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day at Citi Field
Since 2012, T.E.A.L.® has helped establish this annual event at Citi Field during a NY Mets game. T.E.A.L.® turns the stadium teal, drawing attention to the color and the cause to all in attendance.
T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run Program
T.E.A.L.®’s largest and most successful awareness event is the Annual Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run. Thousands of people from NYC and across the USA gather in Prospect Park annually to walk or run for ovarian cancer and honor survivors. At the Walk, information about ovarian cancer risk factors, signs and symptoms are distributed. T.E.A.L.® has successfully launched other satellite T.E.A.L.® Walks as part of a planned initiative to spread nationally and reach more people than ever in the coming years.