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Little Pink Is Coming to Austin, TX!

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  Watch the video! News Story from KXAN By Nadine Bonewitz Published: August 3, 2017, 6:03 pm AUSTIN (KXAN) — Five years ago, 35-year-old Amber Lammons was diagnosed with two forms of breast cancer. Doctors told her it was stage 4, the most aggressive stage. “It’s a harsh reality,” she said. “You know that your time is […]

Times-News Burlington, NC – CNN honors Little Pink Houses founder

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By Times-News Posted Jul 23, 2017 at 8:38 PM CNN has honored Jeanine Patten-Coble of Burlington as a CNN Hero for her work as founder and director of Little Pink Houses of Hope. “I am honored by the recognition but know that everyday I work with families that are surviving treatments and learning to live and sometimes die from cancer, […]

Our Founder, Jeanine Patten-Coble, was announced as a 2017 CNN Hero!

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Families facing breast cancer bond during a special vacation By Kathleen Toner, CNN Ocean City, Maryland (CNN) Jeanine Patten-Coble was blindsided by her breast cancer diagnosis eight years ago. “When the cancer bomb goes off in your house, it’s devastating,” she said. At 39, a life-threatening disease had never been on her radar. Stunned, she asked […]

Little Pink Houses provides beach retreats for cancer patients

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Posted on July 19, 2017 from the Mullet Wrapper.com in Gulf Shores AL By a Little Pink Retreat Coordinator, Robi Jones Little Pink Houses of Hope provides Free week long beach retreats for breast cancer patients and their families. This will be our 4th year to hold a retreat in the Orange Beach area. We […]

Little Pink Houses Retreat Returns To Ocean City

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The Dispatch by Bethany Hooper OCEAN CITY – Eleven families from around the country met in Ocean City this week to partake in a free retreat that offers those with a breast cancer diagnosis time away with their loved ones. For the first time in four years, Little Pink Houses of Hope, a nonprofit organization […]

3 Ways Little Pink Houses of Hope is Helping Cancer Patients Celebrate Life

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North Phoenix Family Magazine, May 2017 Written by: John Rivera People affected by breast cancer typically do not have the means and physical ability to create opportunities to experience activities on their own. The emotional, physical and financial stress that breast cancer causes are being reduced by an opportunity of a lifetime. The experience given to […]

Who is your person?

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Today, my “person” passed away.  If you are in the breast cancer universe, my hope is that you have had a “person” and then maybe even have become someone else’s. I remember when I was first diagnosed, back when you know absolutely nothing.  You have no idea where to start.  It is impossible to wrap […]

Choose Love Over All Else

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I was a witness to a couple very much in love this week.  Their names are Destiny and Derwin.  On the first day of the Little Pink Retreat, they sat in their beach chairs and told me their story of “not getting married”.  You see, Destiny is very young- 31 in fact, and she was […]

A broken shell

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Being a part of the Little Pink family, you are uniquely loved and cared for long after your retreat.  The letter below was written about Little Pink’s IT Director, Amy Matthews, by her father Leon.  This is a poignant example of the deep love, prayers, and connection that comes when you are touched by a […]

Life List

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Like many people who have faced a diagnosis with cancer, I came up with my list.   The list of the things that I desperately want to still be around for.  The list of special moments that I did not want to miss or have the people that I love go through without feeling me […]