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How your donation touches the lives of Cancer fighters

Donating your hard-earned dollars to help Cancer fighters is an act of great compassion and generosity that truly does touch and bless the lives of people struggling with this disease. Their struggles take many forms from overwhelming fear, feeling alone to losing their hair, which can be devastating. Here are some...

How to Support A Cancer Caregiver

Being a caregiver can be the greatest act of love and the hardest thing one ever has to do. There’s an endless number of things to deal with, such as doctor and treatment appointments, making meals, cleaning, coordinating services, providing daily care and medications--as well as giving emotional and spiritual...

An Open Letter To Our Donors

All of us at Tenaciously Teal are deeply grateful for and humbled by the time, effort and financial gifts you have so generously given to our mission. Because of your support and/or hard work as a volunteer, we have been able to reach out to more cancer fighters this year...

T. Teal’s Best Weapons in the Fight Against Cancer

Tenaciously Teal is a beacon of love, hope, and courage -- for people whose worlds have been turned upside-down with the words,  “You’ve got cancer”. First, there’s the shock; then fear sets in and can be nearly as damaging as the disease itself, if you allow it to take over...

How to Choose The Right Charity for Your Donation

Nonprofits and charities touch every part of our lives and are critical to our community.  With the end of 2019 now in sight, many people and businesses will show their generosity and donate to local charities and nonprofits.  With so many worthy nonprofits in Oklahoma City, finding the right one...

When You Don’t Know What To Say…

One of the best things you can do for someone who is sick or going through a difficult time is to simply show up, and keep showing up. So many times, we are scared that we won't say the right thing or maybe worse we will say the wrong thing. ...

4th Annual Kids & Care Packs

Care Pack Kids Touch Others…and Feel Good Inside!  The room was packed with kids and families, who were cheerfully decorating gift bags, writing encouraging notes and stuffing Care Packs with all kinds of self-care items cancer patients need while undergoing treatment. These include lotions, fuzzy socks, granola bars, and hand sanitizer,...

Chemo Hair Loss and Care Tips – Be prepared!

“While no one undergoing chemo is every ready for their hair to fall out – there are some things you can do to be prepared, which lessens the impact” (a little), according to DeOndra Brennan, an oncology nurse at Integris Cancer Institute and licensed cosmetologist. But her best qualification to...

Fight Like a Viking!

  This is the new vision Aimee Curry carries within her heart, her mind and her soul. Her formerly shy, quiet and gentle spirit has been transformed by the excruciating pain of loss, the brutal attack on her life and love that never dies. Her enemies are the grief from the...

Michelle’s Brave Shave: Fight Like a Girl!

Michelle Crider was always vigilant about her yearly breast self- exam, even though she was just 32 and had no family history of breast cancer. Perhaps being a surgical technician and working around cancer made her wary – or at least aware of the disease. Michelle never really thought about cancer...