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In the News

2016

MyLifeLine wins 3 Gold Leaf Awards
November 2016

MyLifeLine is excited to have been honored with 3 awards at the Colorado Healthcare Communicators Gold Leaf Awards. We took home the gold in the Video under $5,000 category, gold in Writing - Sales/Marketing category, and silver for our 2015 Annual Report.

When Cancer Changed My Dreams for a Family
November 2016

MyLifeLine.org founder, Marcia Donizger, shares how cancer destroyed her fertility and dreams of starting a family. 

5 Lessons from an Ovarian Cancer Survivor
October 2016

Marcia Donizger distilled her traumatic cancer experience into 5 life lessons.

Imerman Angels and MyLifeLine.org Partner To Bring Social Support Services to Cancer Patients and Caregivers 
June 2016

MyLifeLine.org and Imerman Angels announce a new partnership to bring social and emotional support services to more people impacted by cancer.

When Cancer Runs in your Family
February 2016

Cancer has always been in Roberta's family. MyLifeLine.org member, Roberta, shares her cancer story and how MyLifeLine.org has been an integral piece of her cancer experience.

Activate Your Support Network Online
January 2016

MyLifeLine.org CEO, Pete Sheehan, shares the importance of creating a support community with CONQUER magazine in their January issue.

2015

Bernie Mev Launches Campaign to Support Cancer Non-Profits
August 2015

Bernie Mev, the brand known for its colorful elastic uppers, is teaming up with two cancer support organizations to raise funds with its “Weave the World Together” campaign.

American Cancer Society and MyLifeLine.org Announce Partnership on PRWeb.com
August 2015

The American Cancer Society and MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation (MyLifeLine.org) are pleased to announce a new partnership to provide social and emotional support services to all people affected by cancer. The American Cancer Society is the latest nonprofit partner in MyLifeLine.org’s eight-year history.

All the cool kids are #Ribboning
July 2015

The Ellen Degeneres Show says all the cool kids are participating in Instagram's latest trend, MyLifeLine.org's #Ribboning campaign.

Newlyweds' Story Inspires #Ribboning Campaign
July 2015

Newlyweds' Story Inspires #Ribboning Campaign

How the #Ribboning Social Campaign Aims to 'Humanize the Cancer Journey'
July 2015

The #Ribboning social campaign was created by MyLifeLine.org in an effort to raise awareness and show support for all people affected by cancer.

Who Are You #Ribboning For?
July 2015

Jen & Britton are getting married on July 16, 2015. They inspired MyLifeLine.org to raise awareness for the family caregivers taking care of their loved ones with cancer. Join them in ribboning and donating today!

Cherry Creek Now Magazine
April 2015

Cherry Creek Now Magazine featured MyLifeLine.org's 2015 Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz Kentucky Derby Party.

George Karl returning to Denver present awards during MyLifeLine.org's ceremony on May 2
April 2015

MyLifeLine.org's 2015 Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz Kentucky Derby Party was featured on 7NEWS Denver's TheDenverChannel.com.

Mile High Sports Radio 94.1FM
April 2015

MyLifeLine.org founder Marcia Donziger talks about the 2015 Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz Kentucky Derby Party on Mile High Sports Radio.

Join us at the 2015 Jockeys Juleps and Jazz Kentucky Derby Party in Denver
March 2015

MyLifeLine.org invites you to attend the 2015 Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz Kentucky Derby Party in Downtown Denver on May 2, 2015.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer Radio Show
February 2015

It's no secret that most of us spend a lot of our time online, whether we’re using social media, shopping, or watching viral videos. But, the internet is also a great place to find support throughout the cancer journey. On this episode of Frankly Speaking About Cancer host Kim Thiboldeaux explores different ways to find cancer support online with guests Marcia Donziger, Founder of MyLifeLine.org, Dr. Jill Mitchell, PhD, an oncology social worker with Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers and Micheal States, an online support group facilitator for the Cancer Support Community.

MyLifeLine.org Names Pete Sheehan as New Chief Executive Officer
January 2015

MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation announces that its Board of Directors has unanimously chosen Pete Sheehan, as the organization's new Chief Executive Officer. Sheehan is a results driven health care executive with twenty years of progressive experience managing corporate and nonprofit organizations within the healthcare industry.MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation announces that its Board of Directors has unanimously chosen Pete Sheehan, as the organization's new Chief Executive Officer. Sheehan is a results driven health care executive with twenty years of progressive experience managing corporate and nonprofit organizations within the healthcare industry.

2014

Breast Cancer Bloggers Say Writing Helps Them Cope
September 2014

Breast cancer survivor Tara Shuman used MyLifeLine.org to blog during her cancer experience and hopes to turn her blog posts into a book. She says using the blog allowed her to easily communicate with all of her friends and family and coordinate help for her family.

TSN Drive with Dave Naylor on ESPN Toronto
May 2014

MyLifeLine.org supporter and former Denver Nuggets coach George Karl appears on TSN Drive with Dave Naylor on ESPN Radio. He talks basketball and how MyLifeLine.org helped him and his family during his cancer experience.

Join us at the 2014 Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz Kentucky Derby Party in Denver
May 2014

MyLifeLine.org invites you to attend the 2014 Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz Kentucky Derby Party in Downtown Denver.

George Karl Foundation Invites you to Attend Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz 
May 2014

Coach George Karl and his partner Kim Van Deraa received messages of support during George’s cancer experience through MyLifeLine.org. Georege invites you to attend the annual Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz event where he will present the George Karl Compassion and Courage awards.

Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz for MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation
April 2014

Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz is MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation’s annual event and Denver’s premiere Kentucky Derby party. The event included a live and silent auction, festive jazz band, photo booth and live running of the Kentucky Derby.

2013

22 Ways To Help A Friend with Breast Cancer
October 2013

A great way to help a friend with breast cancer is to follow their page on a site like MyLifeLine.org. Such sites allow people to share updates with friends and family and coordinate the kind of support they need.

At the Top of My Lungs: Facebook Force Field (Social Media, Social Me)
September 2013

Jennifer Glass was overwhelmed and exhausted with keeping friends and family updated during her cancer diagnosis. She shares how social media and websites like MyLifeLine.org was the perfect way to share updates and build a support community.

MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation Profile – Colorado Expressions
August/September 2013

MyLifeLine.org is the brainchild of founder Marcia Donziger, herself a cancer survivor. During her own treatment for ovarian cancer, Donziger learned firsthand of the need to streamline communications about her diagnosis and treatment.

 ‘What Now?’ – Huffington Post
May 2013

During her friend Lori’s brain cancer experience, Marcia Donziger was amazed to see the way a website offered hands-on support for Lori and her family. Lori’s mother called the website their “lifeline.” Two years later, Marcia founded MyLifeLine.org.

Jockeys, Juleps & All that Jazz – Reign Magazine
April 2013

Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz is Denver’s premiere Derby party for those who wish to see, be seen and support all people affected by cancer. Benefiting MyLifeLine.org, the event boasts all sorts of equine opulence – think decadent hors d’oeuvres, cocktails (Juleps included), an over-the-top live band, best-dressed awards, live and silent auctions and a simulcast viewing of the one and only Kentucky Derby.

2012

Marcia Donziger on the radio: www.myfavoritenonprofit.com
November 2012

Ralph Grills, the Founder of My Favorite Non-Profit and Co-Host Helena Ny speak with MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation founder, Marcia Donziger. Donziger talks about her cancer experience and why she founded MyLifeLine.org.

Jockeys, Juleps, and Jazz Photo Galleries
May 2012

Check out past photo galleries from the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz events.

Jockeys, Juleps, and Jazz – Denver Discoveries
May 2012

Denver Discoveries attended our 2012 Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz event at the Four Seasons in Downtown Denver. The event was an opportunity to dress to the nines, sip some delicious mint juleps and support MyLifeLine.org.

Denver Channel Event Press for Jockeys, Juleps, and Jazz and MyLifeLine.org
April 2012

MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation believes a strong support community is critical for cancer patients. Former MyLifeLine.org CEO, Melissa Bowen, shares our organization background and promotes Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz on Channel 7 News in Denver.

Young Adult Breast Cancer Survivor Shares
Her Story
April 2012

In honor of Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week, a young adult breast cancer survivor shares how MyLifeLine.org helped her during her cancer journey. MyLifeLine.org founder Marcia Donziger shares her cancer story and the importance of what MyLifeLine.org does for people affected by cancer.

 2011

MyLifeLine.org on Colorado’s Best, featuring Jax, Channel 2 KDVR
October 2011

Jax used MyLifeLine.org to get support and help from friends during her breast cancer diagnosis.

“To Hear and Be Heard” – Cancer Fighters Thrive magazine
Summer/Fall 2011

For many cancer patients and caregivers, social media has become an integral part of their journey. The opportunity to create a supportive community on a site like MyLifeLine.org can be empowering for people affected by cancer.

George Karl helps raise $140,000 for cancer patients
June 2011

Former Nuggets head coach George Karl was honored at the Jockeys, Juleps and Jazz party at Invesco Field. The event raised over $140,000 for MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation with the help of George Karl.

Spotlight on MyLifeLine.org from OncLive
April 2011

MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation and founder, Marcia Donziger, is featured in the Advocacy Spotlight in Oncology Nursing News. Dan and Rebekah, MyLifeLine.org members, used the site and share how it helped during Rebekah’s cancer experience.

Marcia Donziger on the Stupid Cancer Show – “Parenting and Cancer”
March 2011

Maria Donziger is featured on the Stupid Cancer Radio Show in the survivor spotlight. They discuss parenting and cancer.

2010

Marcia Donziger on 9 News, “A Lifeline to Cancer Patients”
November 2010

MyLifeLine.org Founder Marcia Donziger explains why she founded the organization and why it is important for people affected by cancer.

Breast Reconstruction After Cancer, A Chance to Rebuild Body and Soul – Los Angeles Daily News
October 2010

A breast cancer patient shares her cancer story and the decision-making process she underwent throughout her cancer journey. She blogged during her experience on MyLifeLine.org.

Nuggets’ Karl Draws on Strong Support in Cancer Fight – Denver Post
April 2010

George Karl and partner Kim VanDeraa received lots of support during George’s cancer journey. They used MyLifeLine.org to keep friends and family updated on his progress.

The power of blog for George Karl and other cancer fighters
April 2010

Nuggets fans have kept up with updates on George Karl’s cancer experience through his MyLifeLine.org site. George’s partner Kim VanDeraa created the site and said it’s been a wonderful tool for them to receive support.

Nuggets’ Karl Shares Pain, Power of Optimism Amid Cruel Cancer Treatment – Denver Post
March 2010

MyLifeLine.org was an important resource for George Karl and his partner Kim during his cancer experience. Kim found MyLifeLine.org to be a necessity and used the site to give updates to the multitude of people wanting updates on George.

“All Stressed Out” – CURE Magazine
January 2010

Dealing with stress during a cancer battle can impact your ability to heal. MyLifeLine.org Founder Marcia Donziger discovered yoga, good nutrition, exercising and adequate sleep helped her manage stress levels during her ovarian cancer diagnosis.

2009

“A Good Life” – Journal of Clinical Oncology
July 2009

It is crucial that the psychosocial needs of cancer patients  are met and that they feel supported throughout their experience. This article discusses the importance of oncologists meetings the psychosocial needs with their cancer patients.

Web of Healing Friendships – Denver Post
March 2009

Patient sites like MyLifeLine.org can ease the burden not only for the patient but also for people who are too scared to call because they don’t know what to say. In fact, scientific evidence suggests that social networking improves healing in the face of a cancer diagnosis.

 

About MyLifeLine.org

guidestar gold MyLifeLine.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that encourages cancer patients and caregivers to create free personalized websites. Our mission is to empower patients to build an online support community of family and friends to foster connection, inspiration, and healing.

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