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Become a Sponsor of the 2014 Breast Cancer Challenge!
Call Laura at 510.834.4142 for details

Letter from Board President
Click here to download a letter of thanks from Barbara Rodgers, President of the FOF Board of Directors. (February 2014)


A research team at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY is looking for African-American and Caucasian women living in, or willing to travel to, the Buffalo, New York, area who are postmenopausal, between the ages of 45 and 75 and have never had any type of cancer (except skin cancer) to participate in a study that is using flaxseed to look at the connections between race, genes, hormones, and breast cancer risk.

For more information on the study visit armyofwomen.org

The Breast Cancer Society Calls for Entries to Receive Educational Scholarships



Join Friends of Faith for a TV Studio Tour + Tasting Event on October 3rd

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Friends of Faith, Spencer Christian and Il Fornaio Restaurant invite you to a special event on October 3rd. Complete details are listed below. You can purchase tickets here.

The Frederick and Jordan Families Fund is a proud sponsor of this special evening benefiting Friends of Faith and the organizations we serve.

TV Tour and Tasting on October 3rd


Photos from the 2014 Friends of Faith Breast Cancer Challenge, Presented by FedEx


Photos courtesy Ron Fell. If the slideshow is not displaying, you can view the photos via this link.

In addition, you can view a collection of photos from the Walk taken by professional photographer Stephen Texeira via this link. An example of one of these photos is below:


Video of the 2014 Friends of Faith Breast Cancer Challenge, Presented by FedEx
Special Thanks to Johnnie Burrell for donating this video.

Pican Restaurant Supports Friends of Faith

The Celebrity Bartender Night at Pican Restaurant to benefit Friends of Faith was a great success! Below are a couple of photos from the event, which was held on June 30th:


Left to right: FOF Board Members: Carolyn Tyler, Cheryl Ward, Rosie Lee Allen, Pican Owner - Michael LeBlanc, Renel, Thelma Simmons, Jacqueline Brown, Cheryl Hurd-Perry, Rita Williams, Brenda Hamberry Green, Vanita Williams and daughter.





You can view a complete collection of photos from the event here, courtesy of Photographers at Large.


Nellie's Soul Food Supports Friends of Faith

A big thanks to Nellie's Restaurant for holding a fabulous community event to benefit Friends of Faith on February 25th. Lots of people came to enjoy Nellie's delicious soul food, to hear some soul-stirring music and several lucky people walked away with great raffle prizes.

A few photos are included below, but to see all the photos, go to photographer J. D. Harris' page on Smugmug.com. Thanks J. D. for all of the photos that really captured the fun of the Nellie's Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

Miss Nellie--restaurant owner, Nellie Ozen--her daughter, co-owner Quinette (first from left) and restaurant G. M. Joshua Tolliver (second from right) at the Breast Cancer Awareness Community Day with Friends of Faith members Barbara Rodgers, Pam Moore, Rita Williams and Marsha Peterson.

Enjoying the fun of the Nellie's Restaurant Breast Cancer Awareness Community Day, (left to right) Nellie's G. M., Joshua Tolliver; Friends of Faith members Marsha Peterson, Donna Miranda, Rosie Allen, Barbara Rodgers and Thelma Simmons; Nellie's co-owner, Quienette; gospel singers Susan Brown and Vanessa Murphy.

Friends of Faith members Rita Williams, Donna Miranda, Barbara Rodgers, Rosie Allen, Pam Moore and Thelma Simmons with Breast Cancer Awareness Day planner, Annette Flowers (third from left) and photographer J. D. Harris (center).

Joshua Tolliver, General Manager of Nellie's Restaurant, hands over $1,400 in donations to Friends of Faith Board President, Barbara Rodgers--proceeds from the Nellie's Breast Cancer Awareness Community Celebration on February 25th.

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