Programs and Events

Totes of Love Program

Mission: To give those in need extra love during their cancer treatment and hospital stay.

Goal: To service kids and women with a variety of diseases along with cancer nationally.

We offer a variety of age appropriate items such as lipstick, magazines, scarfs, socks, and word puzzles. We have tote bags for teenagers as well as women. Our program has reached local hospitals including M.D. Anderson in 2012 and we have expanded to both Texas Children’s Hospital and Methodist. Our program at Texas Children’s Hospital includes t-shirts and bears for girls as well as age appropriate toys for boys. This program is run 100% on donations and volunteers. All materials are donated or sponsored by either individuals and/or companies.

Sisterly Relations

Mission: To connect those still in the fight and survivors through sisterly support groups.

Goal: To have support for women of all age groups and diagnoses.

Finding out that you have been diagnosed with cancer can be overwhelming. You may be wondering, “What should I do now?” Sometimes it is difficult to discuss your feelings with your loved ones due to the fact that there is so much going on. Luckily! We have events and sisterly support groups to help cancer survivors/patients connect with each other.

Be The Match™

Mission: Delivering cures for blood cancers

Goal: To increase minority donors in the registry by hosting Be The Match drives in urban and rural areas.

Did you know that more than SIX people die from blood cancer each hour? “BE THE MATCH” PROGRAM is something that educates communities about saving lives through participating as a donor, support and or volunteer. We specifically focus on minority neighborhoods throughout the Houston area to strengthen knowledge and contribution within these communities.

Community Outreach

Mission: To increase cancer awareness, educate, prevent, promote healthy lifestyles, and assist families and the community and to create a strong referral system.

Goal: Focus on both urban and rural families.

PGWC ‘s outreach program focuses on promoting community awareness and prevention. Education, early detection initiatives, and unique presentations tailored towards specific communities help us get the message out there. Also, events include health & safety fairs, schools, churches, festivals, and hospital events. COME JOIN US! You can make all the difference!

Coinz 4 Kids with Cancer

Mission: To educate our youth about cancer prevention and awareness by raising money for children fighting cancer.

Goal: To continue to put smiles on the faces of children who are fighting cancer by giving out “Totes of love” in local hospitals and increasing the involvement of youth.

PGWC has partnered up with Texas Children’s Hospital. We adopted a floor to donate gifts, honor staff and pamper caregivers. All of the money raised from Coinz 4 Kids comes from schools, church groups, sports teams, and corporate offices.

Glamping Retreat

Mission: Promote, SUPPORT, EDUCATION, and ENCOURAGEMENT in a relaxing environment for women in remission from cancer.

Goal: To have a have a no-stress, fun and friendly weekend out amongst nature.

Our retreat is complimentary to cancer survivors and patients thanks to sponsorship and donations. We are glamorous while camping, while providing cabins, beds, restrooms, and activities such as yoga, arts & crafts and more. We also hold roundtable discussions that will ensure a weekend to remember.

Kouture 2 Fight Kancer

Mission: For cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers to feel great, look good and stay both powerful and positive with ripping the runway.

Goal: To increase self-esteem, give encouragement and honor survivors, patients, and caregivers while honoring all.

Our program includes a runway fashion show that features men and women who are cancer survivors, patients and caregivers. Fashion and make-up provided by local boutiques in the surrounding areas.

“All Pink Affair” Zumbathon

Mission: To encourage regular exercise and promote good health to reduce the risk of breast cancer development.

Goal: Exercise our right to stand up against cancer and fight

Come party with friends for a good cause while you help raise funds for Pretty Girls with Cancer™. Zumba® exercise classes are upbeat with easy-to-follow choreography, for a total-body workout that feels like a celebration. All money raised will go to our signature program “Totes of Love”.

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Adopt-A-Family… Happy Holidays!!

Pretty Girls With Cancer ™ adopted the Sanchez family this year after meeting a single mother raising three kids and fighting cancer. The help from Team PGWC, donations and sponsorships we were able to get her kids clothes, shoes, toys and games. This is Pretty Girls With Cancer ™ fourth consecutive year adopting families during the holidays. We would like to thank everyone involved in making this happen!

Coinz 4 Kids with Cancer

Thank You" Sheldon Elementary for raising money during September for "Totes of Love". We were so honored to come and speak to the students and staff about our program. We could not have made our goal without everyone who donated. If your school, organization, team, church or job want to get involved please email us with any questions at info@prettygirlswithcancer.com

Coinz 4 Kids With Cancer- Aragon Middle School Coinz for Kids with Cancer had an amazing year with multiple schools getting involved. Aragon Middle School in Cy-Fair School District adopted our program for a second year. Students brought their coins during the month of October. Money funded our "Totes of Love "program and "PGWC Adopt-A-Family." The winning class received a donut party, "Shining Star" award went to the top selling student and the Top Teacher received awards as well.

Afterwards, teachers and staff members were invited to Texas Children Hospital and the PGWC team. We passed out goodie bags for the kids along with bags especially for the moms. We also included arts and craft and board games. We want to say "Thank You" to the teachers who came and volunteered with us!

Do you want a fundraiser in your area?

Let us know and email us info@prettygirlswithcancer.com


Pretty Powerful Volunteers and Interns

Volunteers are special: they give their time and talent without asking for anything except the chance to make a difference in the world. As a PGWC volunteer, they have a direct impact on the lives of patients, survivors and caregivers. Our volunteer opportunities no matter where you live, what your skills and interests may be, or how much time you can offer. As a volunteer and intern, you can work as part of a team or on your own; you can help out at a local event, help out on a one-time basis or provide longer-term support. You can help spread the word about PGWC using new media, or by writing letters for sponsorship and donations. Learn more email us at volunteers@prettygirlswithcancer.com