Program areas at NOCC
Education and awareness: take early action and live (education and awareness) - nocc education and awareness programs urging people to teal: take early action and live. Signature programs are health fairs, speaker's bureau, september awareness, third-party community fundraising events, and chapter activities. Take early action and live (teal)-191 health fairs-92 speaker's bureau presentations-40 other community events-65,273 pieces of literature and awareness items distributed around the country
Survivorship: faces of hope (survivorship and quality of life) - our survivorship program provides up-to-date information, hope, and support to women with Ovarian Cancer, their families, friends and loved ones. Signature programs:teal totes/packetschapters receive a list of acos and nci accredited facilities within a 25-50 mile radius of their location based on each facility's annual Ovarian Cancer caseload. Each chapter works closely with the faces of hope coordinator to build and/or strengthen the relationship with local facilities and arrange for them to distribute the teal tote/packet to their newly diagnosed Ovarian Cancer patients. The faces of hope coordinator works directly with facilities where there is not a current chapter, ensuring that women diagnosed with this disease know that they are not alone. This program has 140 volunteer events/chapter meetings, 110 other community events, 600 teal totes distributed to acos/nci accredited facilities to women newly diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer and 448 teal packets were provided to women newly diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer.
Run/walk to break the silence on Ovarian cancer:our signature event raises awareness of Ovarian Cancer, honors survivors, and pays tribute to those lost to the disease. Our run/walks encompass all parts of our mission and support our nationwide and local activities.-15 run/walks raised awareness-838 survivors honored-785 volunteers supported the cause-1,300 teams fought for the cause-12,600 participants to "break" the silence on Ovarian Cancer