About Us

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) is a nationally recognized organization with a growing coast-to-coast network of regions and markets. Our efforts are fueled by volunteers, survivors, legacy families and market managers. Together, we empower our communities through educational efforts and outreach initiatives. We embrace our legacy families as the voice of the voiceless, and advocate for survivors and caregivers by providing comfort and support through our programs and services.

Pittsburgh

PO Box 11561
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Contact:
Ali Brush

412-400-7561

Fundraise

NOCC has one vision – to live in a world where no woman loses her life to ovarian cancer. Each gift carries a unique story, and every dollar makes a difference in the lives of families affected by this disease.

To support NOCC, put your creativity and passion to work with a DIY event. Celebrate a birthday with a Facebook Fundraiser. Host a game night with friends or invite co-workers to a cycling event. The ways to engage your community and raise critical funds and awareness are limitless!

Events

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Volunteer

Help strengthen NOCC with your time

We have a role for you. Whether you can contribute several times a month, or are looking for a one-day opportunity, you will make an impact.

The Great Lakes Region is seeking volunteers in the following areas:

Early Awareness

  • Raise awareness or ovarian cancer and promote education in your community by finding and exhibiting at health and community fairs, or to civic and community groups
  • Tell your story through public speaking and panel engagements 

Social Media and PR

  • Serve as a social media ambassador for NOCC by posting, sharing, and liking ovarian cancer content to expand reach
  • Promote regional events and programming by connecting with local television, radio and news outlets

Quality of Life – Survivor and Family Support

  • Provide peer support to ovarian cancer survivors and their families
  • Secure new hospitals and facilities for NOCC’s Faces of Hope program in support of newly diagnosed women and those experiencing a recurrence 

ROCK the Day DIY Events

  • Host your own DIY fundraiser or connect with local businesses to create give-back events. 

 Together in Teal Run/Walk Planning

  • Assist with the administrative preparation of the signature Together in Teal Walk event by helping with registration, mailing and packet assembly
  • Raise money and secure sponsorship, auction items and in-kind donations 
  • Manage and assist in team fundraising cultivation
  • Manage promotions/PR/media for the Walk

Together in Teal Run/Walk Event Day-Of

  • Volunteer the day of NOCC’s signature Together in Teal Walk event.

To learn more about these opportunities, or to sign up to volunteer, please contact Ali Brush at abrush@ovarian.org or call 412-400-7561

Our Resources

UPMC Magee Womens Gynecologic Cancer Center

412-647-8762

Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute
412-687-7348

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
855-419-5020

Allegheny Health Network Cancer Survivorship Center
412-687-7348

Cancer Caring Center
412-622-1212 | cancercaringpgh@gmail.com
Local resource for cancer survivors and family members, providing specialized support services and education opportunities.

Our Clubhouse
(412) 338-1919 | octeam@ourclubhouse.org
Local resource for cancer survivors and family members, providing specialized support services and education opportunities.

National Rehabilitation Research and Training (RRT) Center on Family Support
caregiving@pitt.edu
Caregiver support and services.

Hair Peace Charities
412-327-5177 | diver1@verizon.net
Wig acquisition and hair loss support services.

Highmark Caring Place, A Place for Grieving Children
(888) 224-4673
Support for grieving children.

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Fundraise your way

Put your passion, ideas and creativity to work and ROCK the Day – our signature DIY fundraising program. We’ll give you the tools you need to get your event rockin’ and rollin’.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Together in Teal Everywhere as One

Run/walk events

Join our day of pure TEAL! NOCC’s coast-to-coast event puts activism into action. Run, walk, ride, skip, jump — whatever gets you moving safely. Register to celebrate the strides we’ve made.

Endurance events

Your miles matter! Endurance athletes can join our team to make great strides in the fight against ovarian cancer as you create national awareness and fund programs for survivors and caregivers.

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