ZeroHour Newsletter: February 2023
Last Chance to Register!
On February 26-28, the zero Prostate Cancer Summit will bring together more than 1,000 patients, survivors, advocates, and loved ones for the most impactful week in the fight to END prostate cancer. And you're invited to join! The zero Summit is the premier, annual prostate cancer event, offering support, education, networking, and advocacy opportunities to those affected by the disease. You can attend virtually from anywhere, but today is the last day to register to join us in person in Washington, D.C. Click the link below to learn more and register.
zero is also planning a huge announcement during the Summit. You definitely don't want to miss it! We look forward to connecting with you soon.
2023 Bold for Blue Awards
Every zero Summit kicks off with the Bold for Blue Awards Ceremony, a motivating and emotional event you don't want to miss. Categories for the 2023 Bold for Blue Awards include the Legacy Award, Impact Award, Hope Award, Individual Fundraising, Team Fundraising, and a special award set to debut this year. Registering as a virtual attendee is the best way to watch the awards LIVE from Washington D.C. on Sunday, February 26 at 8pm ET. Click the link below to register and secure your spot!
Introducing the Blue Ribbon Circle
Supporting a prostate cancer patient year-round just got a lot easier! zero's Blue Ribbon Circle is a powerful collective of passionate heroes building a steady source of vital support that patients can count on today and tomorrow.
The Blue Ribbon Circle's support is put to work monthly, providing patients and their families with educational resources, comprehensive support to manage the practical and personal challenges of prostate cancer, and more. Join the Blue Ribbon Circle by making a monthly gift and become a Hero today!
Blue Jacket Fashion Show Rewind
The 7th Annual Blue Jacket Fashion Show was the biggest edition yet; with over $25,000 raised to help spread awareness about prostate cancer. Famous faces like Don Lemon, Eric West, Dominic Fumusa, Mario Cantone, Tyron Mayes, and many more took on the catwalk for a night of advocacy, great fashions, and lots of fun! This is the second year that ZERO partnered with Blue Jacket creators Frederick Anderson and Laura Miller.
Didn't have a chance to catch the show live? No worries, watch the playback of the full show by following the link below!
Let's talk about sex - after prostate cancer
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ZERO's Impact Corner
Your Impact at Work
ZERO360, a comprehensive patient support program, serves as a lifeline to thousands of patients. With diagnoses rising, donor support is critical to reaching the increased need.
"I was afraid I wouldn't receive enough financial assistance to fill a needed prescription. ZERO360 connected me with a case manager who helped explain the financial assistance process, and what resources were available to me. They helped me find a solution, and reduced my stress to zero. Thank you." - Walt» Donate to support ZERO360 today!
Shoutout: Shanna Lasley
We are so excited to welcome Shanna Lasley to the zero Champion Family! Located in Raleigh, NC, Shanna has been instrumental in bringing back her local Run/Walk and is a true advocate for the cause!
"I'm excited to raise awareness in this space, help patients in need, and am hopeful for more research dollars in prostate cancer too. I'm glad to be in your village in the fight to zero Out Prostate cancer." - Shanna
Black Men's Film Series
The third edition of zero's Black Men's Film Series was held on February 18, in Austin, Texas. The event had a record crowd gather to watch Terrance Afer-Anderson's The Black Walnut, a compelling, innovative docudrama designed to increase awareness of the alarming prostate cancer disparity impacting Black men. Following the film, patrons were invited to ask questions to a panel consisting of the film's director, a prostate cancer survivor, a community partner, and member of zero's Health Equity team.
Following the film, patrons were invited to ask questions to a panel consisting of the film's director, a urologist, a researcher, a prostate cancer survivor, a community partner, and member of zero's Health Equity team.
View pictures from the Austin event and find out where the Film Series is heading next by checking out the webpage!» View the Black Men's Film Series Webpage.
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