Breast Cancer Awareness Friends After Diagnosis

Annette Winkler was a critical care nurse working in Berlin, Germany. At the intensive care unit she was responsible for ensuring that critically ill patients and their families received optimal care. Now, as a full time artist she is so excited to help patients with Breast Cancer in another way – with the help of colors. Annette will give a donation from each art piece sold through the website, art shows and ongoing exhibitions in Vero Beach.

 

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Friends after Diagnosis are selling shirts to help support the outreach and programming efforts. Vero Beach artist Annette Winkler, who donates a portion of her sales proceeds to Friends, painted the roses especially for this shirt design, which was created by graphic artist Matt Chase.

   

The shirts are all cut for a woman’s fit and are made of soft, lightweight, 100% cotton.

Styles

  • short-sleeve crew-neck ($25)
  • short-sleeve V-neck ($25)
  • 3/4-sleeve crew-neck ($30)

 

Colors: pink, white, gray

Sizes: small (0-6), medium (8-10), large (12-14), XL (16-18), XXL (18+)

NOTE: 3/4-sleeve style runs small, so choosing one size larger is recommended

Shipping cost: $5 per shirt

The original art work is on display and for sale.

 

Media: Vero Beach Newsweekly

‘Strong’ shirts support cancer support group


Local artist Annette Winkler and graphic designer Matt Chase teamed up to create a beautiful — and impactful — shirt to benefit Friends After Diagnosis, a breast cancer support group.

“Strong” is the word emblazoned on the front of the shirt, intertwined with the delicate petals of a cluster of pink roses. The back of the shirt includes the nonprofit’s logo, slogan (“I’m not afraid of cancer — I have Friends”), and web address (www.FriendsAfterDiagnosis.com).

All the shirts are cut for a woman’s fit and are made of soft, lightweight 100 percent cotton in white, pink, or gray. They are available in short sleeve crew-neck, short sleeve V-neck, and three-quarter sleeve V-neck.

The cost is $25 for the short sleeve and $30 for the three-quarter sleeve styles. The shirts can be purchased at Friends meetings or via www.FriendsAfterDiagnosis.com.

This is the first shirt created for the support group, which holds three meetings per month in Vero Beach and one meeting per month in Sebastian. It is the only fundraiser currently in progress for the organization, which, in addition to the support meetings, provides education, wellness programs, and gently used prostheses to survivors free of charge.

All proceeds will support Friends After Diagnosis programming and outreach. Founded in 2010 by Lin Reading, Indian River County’s only certified cancer navigator, the group is primarily for breast cancer survivors, caregivers and loved ones, but all who have been touched by any cancer are welcome to attend the meetings.

Up-to-date meeting and program information can be found at www.FriendsAfterDiagnosis.com.

For more information call 772-978-9392.

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Friends After Diagnosis will receive 100% of each donation.

 

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Artist Annette Winkler models the front and back of the new shirt featuring her rose artwork and created especially for Friends After Diagnosis, a breast cancer support group which meets in both Vero Beach and Sebastian.