Monthly Archives: December 2010

Make a Year End Investment in the Young Adult Cancer Fight

December 30, 2010 Dear Ulman Cancer Fund Supporter: Thirteen years ago I received a phone call from my best friend with some heavy news – he was diagnosed with cancer.  We were both college sophomores at the time and he … Continue reading

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An ending to a very special year!

About a year ago our Executive Director, Brock Yetso, asked a simple question to a young adult cancer patient at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center: “What can UCF do to help make your holiday better for you and … Continue reading

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Making a Difference

In the past two months that I have been here at UCF, I have gotten to experience many great events with great people. I have worked the expo for the first annual Half Full Tri, I have worked with an … Continue reading

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’tis the season!!

Katrina and I had the pleasure today to deliver a car full of presents to a family we have been working with for a few months.  Mary is a single mother of 2 beautiful daughters who has had a relapse … Continue reading

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From the mouths of Babes Last night two fantastic things happened to me as I came home tired from a long day of work.  I came home to my two daughters to find out my 10yr old chose to do … Continue reading

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New Volunteer Programs

I can honestly say that I love my job and all the people who I have met here at the UCF in a short amount of time. At the moment, I am charged with creating a new volunteer program for … Continue reading

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Gift Wrapping Day!!

Today is a very exciting day in the Ulman Cancer Fund’s offices- wrapping day! We have received so many wonderful gifts and donations for our families in need. We will have volunteers coming in all day to help wrap and … Continue reading

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What time is it?! College Scholarship Time!!!!

    Last week the UCF posted its 2011 College Scholarship Application.  This is always an exciting time for me because I truly believe it is one of our unique programs that has a direct correlation to our early beginnings … Continue reading

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Survivorship

Survivorship is defined by the dictionary as the state of being a survivor of life in long-term survivorship (five years or longer) after experiencing a life threatening illness (i.e. cancer).  I have come to learn that its meaning is a little … Continue reading

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It is better to give than it is to get

Last December, I learned the truth to this saying more than ever.  I was visiting with patients at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center when I met a 21 year old woman that had a profound impact on me … Continue reading

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