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Wine Women & Shoes to Benefit Harvey Breast Cancer Patients

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THE WOODLANDS – The Breast Cancer Charities of America has announced that with the recent devastation Houston and surrounding areas have seen from Hurricane Harvey, all proceeds from the upcoming Wine Women & Shoes event will go directly back to Houston area breast cancer patients who were recently affected by the storm.

“It is our job to serve our community in a time of emergency and disaster,” said Erica Johnson, Founder and Executive Director of The Breast Cancer Charities of America. “People who were struggling with cancer before Hurricane Harvey are STILL struggling with breast cancer, and now, with possibly nothing left.”

The Breast Cancer Charities of America, headquartered in The Woodlands, saw the need to serve and act upon all the tragic loses people have faced. “We created the iGoPink Emergency Financial Assistance Program to help struggling women who have lost everything in our community,” said Johnson. “We started receiving inquiries for help the day after the storm…women who needed to get to chemo or radiation…women who were diagnosed last week with breast cancer and this weekend, Hurricane Harvey stole their home/possessions. These emergency financial assistance grants will help these women as they start to rebuild.”

The Breast Cancer Charities of America has also set up a specific donation for Hurricane victims and 100% of all donations received through the end of September will go towards the Emergency Financial Grants for Houston residents. Patients that wish to apply for the grant can also visit iGoPink.org and apply under the online application form on their Houston Programs page.

Wine Women & Shoes, presented by EXIT Lone Star Realty, will be held on September 21, 2017 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel.

Additional event partners supporting the need to serve our community include Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands, CHLOE Wine, Stephens Gatewood & Associates, Woodforest National Bank, Avanti Senior Care, Kendra Scott, The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, Wright Technologies, Mindy Harmon Photography, Woodhouse Day Spa, Green Bank, Pinnacle Insurance, Dr. Emily Graham DDS & Associates, Dillard’s, Chuy’s, Johnny Black Productions, Dance With Me Studio, H-E-B, SpeedPro Imaging, Beauty Lounge, Tiff’s Treats, Magnolia Mey, Marmi, Elaine Turner, Rhinestone Leopard, PR Luxury Media, Hello Woodlands, and FOX 26 News.

Tickets for Wine Women & Shoes are available at www.WineWomenandShoes.com/Houston or www.iGoPink.org.

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