News from Teal Toes

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

THIS is the time to go TEAL!  If you are new to our site, welcome!  Check out the list of polishes.  Dowload a letter for your salon.  Order some symptom cards.  WEAR TEAL!

FancyScrubs.com is donating 10% of sales of teal items to Teal Toes!

Fancy Scrubs Bringing Awareness to Ovarian Cancer

Fancy Scrubs is offering teal colored scrubs and ovarian butterfly clogs with 10% of sales going to Teal Toes

(Press Release) - Aug 15, 2011 - Fancy Scrubs.com is donating 10% of sales of their teal nursing scrubs and butterfly clog now through September 30, 2011 to Teal Toes for Ovarian Cancer Awareness. The ovarian butterfly clog is made in Sweden with genuine leather uppers and when you purchase 2 pairs you get 1 Pair FREE.

The Teal Toes Organization is bringing awareness to Ovarian Cancer by having everyone paint their toes teal for September. You can grab an entry sheet at their website for your nail salon today to participate.  According to Teal Toes, they are spreading awareness  "By painting your toenails teal, the ovarian cancer color.  By getting your friends to paint their toenails teal too, and then by talking with people when they ask about it, to make sure that they know the signs of this whispering killer."

According to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, approximately 75 percent of ovarian cancer cases are diagnosed at an advanced stage after the cancer has spread beyond the ovary. With early detection the survival rate greatly improves to 93% but only 19% of the cases are diagnosed this early.

Get your teal ready today for September to spread awareness of this silent killer. Visit www.fancyscrubs.com/ovariancancer.

See some of the various teal polishes!

Photos of many teal polishes can be seen at http://re.pn/b/v6gH.

ColorClub for OCRF!

From the press release:

New York, NY – July 2011 Color Club, a New York based cosmetic brand specializing in nail and lip products announced today a limited edition nail polish collection developed exclusively for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF).  The new shades – OCRF and Super Saturday Teal – are sophisticated yet playful teal blue shades created exclusively for OCRF and Super Saturday 14. The polishes will be available beginning in July 2011 as part of the OCRF Super Saturday 14 event and sold though September 2011, which is Ovarian Cancer Research month. The polishes are available on www.shopcolorclub.com and 10% of all proceeds will benefit OCRF.

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The Facebook Teal Toes page has a note on polish that is up to date. Still working on the one here....

Teal Toes in Vietnamese

Teal Toes has its first translation online, in Vietnamese. It's not complete yet, but we think it's a great start, and we hope to add more pages soon. Many thanks to Lisa Pham for providing the translations.

The Vietnamese site is available at www.tealtoes.org/vi, or by going to www.tealtoes.org and clicking on "tiếng việt" at the top right.  Spanish is next!

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in the UK!

Ovacome, the ovarian cancer support network in the UK, has launched a "Teal Tips" campaign encouraging women to paint their nails Teal for Ovarian Cancer Awareness (March is a tad chilly for open toed shoes over there). Check out the campaign here

February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in Australia!

Check out our Facebook page for daily updates on news from "Down Under".

Teal Toes HQ is up and running again!

60-some hours with no electricity has put us behind in getting cards out and responding to queries-- we will get things out to you soon!

Ovations for the Cure has a new program for patients and survivors.

GORGEOUS Princess bead bracelet—take a look!

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