Women of Color and Breast Cancer: Disparities in Screenings, Diagnosis, and Treatment Outcomes

Like any type of cancer, breast cancer doesn’t discriminate and affects women from all walks of life and all genetics, races, and cultures. However, while it doesn’t discriminate, it does disproportionately affect some more than others. This is not just in the diagnosis rates or genetic causes of breast cancer as it relates to race, [...]

By |2021-10-25T11:48:03-07:00October 25th, 2021|Articles, Blog|

Knowledge is Power: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer has touched the lives of millions of people…whether directly or by loving someone who has been affected by it. In 2020, more than 2.3 million women received a breast cancer diagnosis worldwide with another 685,000 dying from it. (Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Breast Cancer Statistics and Resources, 2020) October is breast cancer awareness [...]

By |2021-10-25T11:46:43-07:00October 25th, 2021|Articles, Blog|

Does Someone You Love Have Breast Cancer?

Cancer is a very hard diagnosis and disease to deal with. Not only can it be life threatening, but it leaves a huge emotional and mental burden. Breast cancer patients are faced with a special kind of emotional challenge. For most women, their breasts are a key symbol of their motherhood and womanhood. To potentially [...]

By |2021-10-18T15:24:09-07:00October 18th, 2021|Articles, Blog|

THE MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 15 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Date: October 11, 2021 Contact: Ahndrea Blue, President/CEO Phone: 253-212-2778 Fax: 253-248-4305 Email: ahndrea@themadfseattle.org   Tacoma, WA The Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) of Tacoma, Washington announces its 2021 scholarship awards to a total of fifteen students attending college throughout the nation. Not only did ten winners from 2020 get their [...]

By |2021-10-11T21:00:47-07:00October 11th, 2021|Blog, Press|

Is It Columbus Day or Indigenous People’s Day? And Why So Much Controversy Over the Two?

While still widely known as Columbus Day, the second Monday of every October is now also known as Indigenous People’s Day. So which is right and can we accept both? Columbus Day was originally started in the late 19th century as a movement in honor of Italian-American heritage at a time when Italian immigrants [...]

By |2021-10-11T14:14:26-07:00October 11th, 2021|Articles, Blog, Uncategorized|

We can do this! Together!

https://tacomaweekly.com/we-can-do-this-together-p2011-197.htm Coming together as a community, we can do anything! Including overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic. When I started the Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank in Tacoma back in 2009, it was just a small food pantry to ensure my neighbors in my small Eastside Tacoma neighborhood had enough to eat. But as more community members [...]

By |2021-09-13T16:52:00-07:00September 13th, 2021|Articles, Blog|

Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank Now Offering Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic in Partnership with Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Friday, August 20th, 2021

In response to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) announces the Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank in Tacoma will be having another COVID-19 vaccination clinic for those still needing the shot. The clinic will be for one day, this Friday, August 20, 2021, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the food [...]

By |2021-08-19T23:10:37-07:00August 19th, 2021|Blog, Press|

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Making A Difference Foundation (MADF) announces the Eloise’s Cooking Pot Food Bank in Tacoma will be having a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for those still needing the shot. The clinic will be for one day, this Friday, August 6, 2021, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at [...]

By |2021-08-05T15:42:13-07:00August 5th, 2021|Blog, Press|