Entries by Judy Mindin

Nothing Stops a Sista on a Mission

Last Saturday, ABCD and 600+ walkers participated in the 2018 Sista Strut event in Milwaukee. Muddy conditions didn’t put a damper on this incredibly inspiring celebration, recognizing Sista’s who are breast cancer survivors and honoring the memory of those who are gone. Sista Strut, an annual event, raises awareness about breast cancer and early detection […]

Michele Mick: Channeling Wisdom To Help Others

Breast cancer made an impact on Michele Mick’s family long before her own diagnosis: her mother battled the disease twice, most recently in 2002. Ironically, it was during her mother’s recurrence that Michele, then 30 years old, discovered a lump in her own breast. Knowing that her family history put her at increased risk for […]

Komen 2018 More than Pink Walk

ABCD will have a team at this year’s Komen 2018 More than Pink Walk! Sunday, September 23, 2018 Milwaukee’s Lakefront 639 E. Summerfest Place Milwaukee, WI 53202 Registration beings at 7:30am Opening Ceremony begins at 9:00am Click Here to Join “Team ABCD” Scroll down and select Join Our Team to register It’s that easy! We […]

ABCD on TV

Richard Kessler of Kesslers Diamonds invited ABCD on to The Morning Blend TMJ4 in July and August. Richard has been a friend of ABCD’s for many years, having been a fan of our founder and broadcast journalist Melodie Wilson Oldenburg. Beginning in 2003, he worked directly with Melodie to find opportunities to support our Mentors […]

2017 Annual Report Available Online

2017 Annual Report letter from ABCD Board President Wayne C. Oldenburg and Executive Director Ellen Friebert Schupper:  Greetings! On behalf of our Mentors, Participants, Volunteers, Board of Directors, Staff, and Volunteers, thank you for supporting ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis in 2017. Our work is and always will be focused on providing free personalized one-to-one […]

Reema Banerjee: Giving Back and Looking Ahead With Optimism

Reema Banerjee didn’t have time for cancer. A young professional who speaks several languages and has a passion for music and theater, Reema was busy taking care of her family and working on her own start-up company when, in 2013, she started feeling a little off. “I knew intuitively that there was something going on […]

Kesslers Survivor Pendant

Richard Kessler has been a friend of ABCD’s for many years, having been a fan of our founder and broadcast journalist Melodie Wilson Oldenburg. Beginning in 2003, he worked directly with Melodie to find opportunities to support our Mentors and one-to-one support services. We’re thrilled that Richard and his team at Kesslers will be working […]

ABCD Mentor Connect

Conference call – 2 opportunities to connect in July! Talk with other Mentors, offer your feedback and suggestions – tell us what works and what doesn’t in your match experiences, what continuing education topics interest you, what types of Mentor activities you’d like to see, and share mentoring tips. Join the conversations! Monday, July 23rd […]