Category Archives: YSC Ignite – Volunteers

Ignite is YSC’s new volunteer engagement program. It allows volunteers to sign up for fun, easy volunteer activities that they can do anywhere. YSC provides all the resources and tools you need to volunteer for YSC in meaningful ways, whether you want to do something on your own, or recruit a group of friends to get involved.

The Frank Family

  The Frank Family — Parents and Brother of a YSC Founding Member and Tour de Pink Volunteers During the early years of her daughter Lisa J. Frank’s breast cancer experience, Carol Frank recognized a particularly unfulfilled need — resources for parents struggling … Continue reading

Loretta North

  Loretta North, Nurse Practitioner and YSC Kansas City Face 2 Face Educational Chair At 42, Loretta was a full-time nurse practitioner and educator raising four-year-old twins with her husband. She never thought she would be told she had breast … Continue reading

Kara Guzzetti

  Kara Guzzetti, Philadelphia Mets F2F Network Leader & YSC Tour de Pink® East Coast Rider from Team “Fighting Phillies” Kara, at right, at a metastatic breast cancer conference. Kara was starting her career as a lawyer when, at the … Continue reading

Ishiuan Hargrove, M.M.Sc, DABR

  Ishiuan Hargrove, M.M.Sc, DABR — Medical Physicist and Radiation Safety Officer at the Watson Clinic LLP, breast cancer advocate & Tour de Pink rider At age 33, just five months after Ishiuan (e-shane) gave birth to her second child, she … Continue reading

Stephen (Sven) Johnson

Stephen (Sven) Johnson, Co-founder and Leader of YSC Champaign-Urbana Face 2 Face Network When Sven’s wife, Leslie Hammersmith, was diagnosed with breast cancer at 36, they were both shocked. As Leslie’s cancer journey moved ahead, she wanted to start giving … Continue reading

John Hennessy

  John Hennessy — YSC Board of Directors and Vice President of Operations for Sarah Cannon In his role as vice president of operations for Sarah Cannon, the global cancer enterprise of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), John understands firsthand the importance … Continue reading

Maureen Parrish

  Maureen Parrish — YSC Michigan State Leader & Co-founder of original YSC Metro Detroit local support group Maureen was diagnosed in 2005 at the age of 35 with a rare form of breast cancer — invasive papillary carcinoma. When she heard … Continue reading

Beverly Mangerich

  Beverly Mangerich — Nurse Educator, Scripps Polster Breast Care Center, and YSC Breast Cancer Advocate Twelve years ago, Beverly, a nurse educator at Scripps Polster Breast Care Center (Scripps) in La Jolla, Calif., witnessed firsthand the struggles facing young breast cancer survivors. … Continue reading

William Anthony Dean

  William Anthony Dean, Volunteer & YSC Tour de Pink® East Coast Rider from Team “Why We Ride” Breast cancer doesn’t just affect the person diagnosed. It’s a family disease, but does this only apply to blood relatives?  Not according to … Continue reading

YSC Honors Its Amazing Volunteers During Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) 2013!

  Tomorrow is October 1st. For small children it means there are only 30 days left until Halloween. For breast cancer survivors, it means they are going to be bombarded with pink. And for me, as CEO of Young Survival … Continue reading