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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Breast Cancer Survivor Benefit

Robyn at My Pink Stamper received the following letter and has asked for cards to be donated. I was more than willing to donate as this type of cancer hits close to home for me. It was a year ago this month that my mother had a very painful lump appear, which followed by a very painful mammogram which showed nothing. Shortly afterwards, with a second, third, and fourth opinion, she  was diagnosed with breast cancer and since then has been through many surgeries to correct that. She is a survivor!

"I really need your help along with the your followers. Long story short. I am a nurse at the Medical of WI in Plastic and Reconstruction dept. We specialize in the forefront in reconstruction for breast cancer. Women from all over the country come to us. This year I/we decided to sponsor the breakfast for breast cancer survivors. 1500 women who have had breast cancer or who are actively dealing with it now will attend this breakfast before the run/walk.
Every year prior to this year I have made something for the women and handed it out at the end of the race/walk. To my astonishment people would be grabbing-pushing aside other women and men to get what I was handing out. Ex: white and pink chocolate covered Oreos, wrapped pink and white M&M's mini bags. TO my astonishment again the cancer survivors really didn't receive what I made.

Well this year, the breakfast will be catered by one of the best chefs in Milwaukee. I feel it is an honor to sponsor this. Where you come in - Please if one person could make a card to support uplift make someone smile. It would make their day. The card would be placed at their seat. Please Please help!
I would be happy to give my address if you could ask people to help me with this. Just 1 card - 1500 Pink Stamper followers. The Breakfast is on September 28th.
Thank you for your time.
Kathleen Mortl RN,CPSN

Kathy Mortl
10261 N Sunnycrest Drive
Mequon, WI 53092"
Here is the card that I am gladly sending for this wonderful cause.


  1. This is a great card, love the hot pink & black! I'm happy to hear your mom is doing well!

  2. Super card great job on the colors Kathy will be so pleased

  3. What a beautiful card!--Pat N.

  4. Beautiful card for such a great cause...I hope you join us October 1st for Link Up for Pink... :)