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.
P.O. Box 523
Mount Sinai, NY 11766
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!
Teal Hearts Network Peer to Peer Support Group – Northeast Region
Volunteering for the Northeast Region of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition is a great way to enrich your life and make a difference while meeting new people and sharing your knowledge and resources. There are many ways you can support our efforts. We need your help! Whether you only have a few hours a week to contribute, or more, we have a role for you!
The Northeast Region is seeking volunteers in the following areas:
- Research and organize awareness activities
- Community Educators to represent our organization at community & health fairs
- Teal Mentors to provide support & encouragement for fellow Survivors & Caregivers
- Social Media Ambassadors to assist with developing, publishing & sharing engaging content
- Share your story and engage with the community as part of our Speakers Bureau
- Help with fundraising efforts including in-kind donations and items for our auctions
- Help with our signature event- Together in Teal Run/Walk
To learn more about these opportunities, or to sign up to volunteer, please contact Stefanie Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org 631-938-2020
Strength for Life
631-675-6513 | email@example.com
Learn about complimentary exercise programs for cancer patients and survivors.
Mondays at Racines
Providing beauty and wellness services for women & men currently in active treatment
Cancer Access Consortium
516-734-8896 | cancerACCESSconsortium@northwell.edu
The Cancer ACCESS Consortium is a partnership between health care providers, community-based organizations, advocacy groups, and local government who provide cancer care, services, and resources in Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens Counties. The Consortium was founded in 2016, and is funded, in part, by the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute.
Cancer and Careers
646-929-8032 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides advice, tools, and educational events about cancer and the workplace.
424-258-4628 | email@example.com
Resources, tools, and webinars about access to care, employment, financials and much more.
Mount Sinai South Nassau
NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island
Stony Brook Cancer Center
Names to Know
Dr. Debra Stein
Dr. Debra Stein has led her family’s team Anita’ Team Gold to new heights capturing the title of Top Team for Together in Teal in 2020. The unwavering love she had for her mom moved Debra to join us in our shared purpose of bringing moments of comfort, hope and joy to other survivors. In her mother’s memory Debra has become a committed member of our Volunteer Leadership Council. Empowering women with knowledge to make informed decisions has drawn this healthcare professional to help lead our educational initiatives. We are honored to have such a strong, driven woman as part of our Teal Tribe.
Valerie Burger MA, MS, RN, OCN®, CPN
A nurse for over 33 years, Valerie Burger works tirelessly in her role as AVP of Cancer Services for Northwell Health and still finds the time to share her wealth of knowledge and vast experience with our survivors and caregivers. We are grateful for her steadfast commitment to our teal community and her passion for helping us raise awareness. To be in her presence is a gift, as she lights up a room with her smile, and can put your mind at ease with her calming demeanor and sage advice.
For years, Risa, a retired nurse, has been there to support and encourage her fellow survivors through our Teal Hearts program. She is the epitome of hope for other women, celebrating 33 years of survivorship. Risa helps women find their inner strength to make informed decisions. She is a wonderful listener and has been a mentor and confidant for so many. Through the most difficult moments in our lives she has proven that we still evolve and grow.