Past Events

April 10, 2013 - April 17, 2013
Emory University Atlanta, GA

Tritt and Oppenheim JHealth Leadership Institute through the Marcus Hillel Center at Emory University is hosting its Annual "Breast Week Ever". They will be raising awareness about Sharsheret and breast cancer.  To get involved and for more information, please contact Carly Hirschberg at carly.hirschberg@emory.edu.

April 7, 2013
Northeastern University Boston, MA

The brothers of AEPi and the sisters of AEPhi are teaming up to host Saving Second Base, an annual waffle ball tournament in support of Sharsheret.  Join their efforts to raise awareness about breast cancer.  For more information, please contact Ryan Margolin at ryan.margolin@nuaepi.com or Bailey Marcus at bailey3marcus@gmail.com.

March 29, 2013
Miami Beach, FL

Please join us at the third STEP UP 4 SHARSHERET WALK-A-THON on Friday, March 29th, 9:00 -11:30 a.m. We will be walking from the Fontainebleau Hotel to 23rd Street and back. The cost is $36 per walker. All proceeds benefit Sharsheret’s free national programs and services for Jewish women and families facing breast cancer.  Register now at
http://www.sharsheret.org/stepup. For more information, please contact Lisi Wolfson at lisiwolfson@yahoo.com or Jennifer Ohana at johana@gmail.com.

March 24, 2013
Emerson College Boston, MA

Buy your ticket today for AEPhi’s Ribbons on the Runway annual fashion show at the Ritz-Carlton Boston Common.  Check out the event on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RibbonsOnTheRunway and follow them on Twitter @Ribbons2013.  For more information, contact Mykah Murphy at ribbons.mykah@gmail.com. 

March 20, 2013
Nationwide

Join students on campuses nationwide as they commit to Have The Talk by March 20th with their parents to learn about their cancer history.  Jewish men and women of Ashkenazi descent are at 10x greater risk for carrying a breast cancer (BRCA) gene mutation that can lead to breast cancer and ovarian cancer, and possibly skin, colon, pancreatic, and prostate cancers, too.  Many young adults are not aware of their own family medical history.  Learning your family history can empower you to take action and share important health information with your loved ones.  Join our eff

March 17, 2013
New York, NY

Team Sharsheret is an official charity partner of the 2013 NYC Half-Marathon on March 17, 2013.  Team Sharsheret is proud to have 24 athletes nationwide who will compete in this 13.1 mile race that begins in Central Park and finishes in lower Manhattan. Read the stories of all our athletes and sponsor their efforts. Help us cheer them on to the finish line.

March 16, 2013
Hewlett- East Rockaway Jewish Centre
295 Main Street
East Rockaway, NY 11518

Join the Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Centre Sisterhood for a Sharsheret Pink Shabbat to raise awareness about breast cancer.  For more information, please contact Judith Nysenholc at jnysenholc@ymail.com.

March 15, 2013
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

The Hillel at University of Pennsylvania is hosting a Sharsheret Pink Shabbat to raise awareness about Sharsheret and breast cancer in the Jewish community.  Students are encouraged to wear pink, will eat together Friday night in the pink decorated dining hall, with a  pink dessert reception followed by a meaningful program.  Sharsheret, volunteer Deena Kobell will be sharing her personal story, and will be joined by other students, and medical professionals.   The awareness activities continue the next day with group sessions  led by a select group of students

March 13, 2013
University of Connecticut Storrs-Mansfield, CT

Check out the AEPhi table in the student union and learn about Sharsheret’s Have The Talk Campaign.  Join their efforts to encourage students to commit to Have The Talk with their parents to learn about their family cancer history.  Go to Sharsheret’s Facebook page, and make a pledge to speak with them.  You will receive a Sharsheret giveaway and be entered for a chance to win an ipad mini.  To learn more check out

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March 7, 2013
Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ

The women at Rutgers are celebrating International Women’s Day highlighting organizations that support women in the community.  Visit Sharsheret’s table, learn about the organization and get involved with Sharsheret’s Have The Talk campaign.  For more information please contact Shira Rosenblum at shira.rosenblum@gmail.com or Nava Frankel at navajo729@gmail.com.

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