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    The Rose – Thank You to JFTR

      I wanted to share this wonderful Thank-You note from The Rose. I can not thank each and everyone of you enough for your support and generosity. It is with your help that Jump for The Rose has become a relied upon source of funding for many women across Texas. I am extremely proud that our donations helped steer 6,832 uninsured women into treatment, as I was once one of those uninsured women. I, also, want to take the time to welcome three new members to our board of directors. Cindy Guire, Graphic Designer Lousia Sempre, Event Coordinator Wendy Tomko, Website Manager Here is to a great fundraising year in…

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    10th Annual Check Presentation: The Rose

    Jump For The Rose made it’s 10th annual check presentation to The Rose at their Christmas party on December 18, 2019. The donation this year was $15,000.00 for a grand total of $243,000.00 raised to date! 120 plus employees attended and got to hear first hand Marian’s story of how Jump For The Rose started. JFTR Board members Ginger Snowden, Gwen Murillo, and Marian’s “Bestie” Barbara McGraw were there, as well. Nonna Snowden shared her vision of her You Tube channel fundraiser, Nonna Snowden Cooks and scored about 12 subscriptions.  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-ODh5KP3KP4kbgHITWQH8g Everyone enjoyed a great meal provided by Casa Ole and afterward an inspiring Christmas play performed by The Rose’s talented…

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    The Rose: Donate Now!

    Dear Supporter, As we near the end of 2019, we look back and see a heartbreaking increase in patients diagnosed with breast cancer. Even more heartbreaking is to witness many of these patients attempt to overcome breast cancer with heavy financial struggles. At this time of year, it is more evident than ever that our responsibility to the community is crucial. With each donation, no matter how small, we are able to remove the unnecessary financial stress placed on our patients so they can focus on their strength to overcome this deadly disease and beat cancer! Sponsor a woman this holiday season: A Doctor’s Visit: $50 Screening Mammogram: $150 3D Mammogram: $250 Mammogram…

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    JFTR -10th Annual Pinkfest Boogie

    Jump For The Rose 10th Annual Pinkfest Boogie This year, Jump For The Rose Pinkfest Boogie at Skydive Spaceland Houston was joined by Parachutists over phorty! James Guido Davis organized the POPS Nationals event. Joseph L. Taylor and the Jumpers Over Seventy (JOS) knocked out a World Record, and Michael Swearingen brought his flock of wingsuiters to make a beautiful pink ribbon in the sky! Jump For The Rose (JFTR) is a skydiving non-profit that raises funds to help breast cancer patients who don’t have insurance get help at The Rose, a non-profit breast cancer organization, Houston’s largest and oldest non-profit breast cancer facility. Marian Sparks started the charity after The Rose helped her when she was diagnosed with breast cancer and…

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    Hajdik Wildlife Ranch donates a Hunt or Camera Safari

    Hajdik Wildlife Ranch (an 800 acre farm just outside of Goliad, Texas) is donating a guided Axis deer or Aoudad sheep hunt OR camera safari. Mr. Greg Armstrong will be the guide. This guided hunt or safari includes an overnight at the ranch, dinner and breakfast, an evening or morning hunt (limited to Aoudad sheep or Axis deer) OR a Camera Safari where you might photoshoot various wildlife to include zebra and bison. This guided tour will be auctioned at Skydive Spaceland Houston on Saturday,  October 5th, afternoon/evening. The date and other details to be coordinated directly between Mr. Armstrong and the winner!

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    Pinkfest Boogie 2019 – Highlights

    We are excited to join with POPS – USA this year as they hold their event POPS Nationals October 2-6 2019! This is the same weekend as Jump for The Rose’s Pinkfest boogie at Skydive Spaceland Houston! From all of us at JFTE, we are looking forward to meeting you Guido TopPop!! USPA President Chuck Akers will be on hand to organize his legendary Chuckways jumps. Maybe we can get a pink bra on him again this year! Our local songstress and Skydiva Susan Hickman is scheduled to join us Saturday night October 5th, 2019 for a great concert after the beer light comes on! Jumpers Over Seventy, JOS will…

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    NSC – Jump Tickets Raffle

    Nonna Snowden Cooks donated  2 – 2 free jumps at Skydive Spaceland Houston to Jump for The Rose Pinkfest Boogie 2019! Tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25 available at the boogie, October 5,6 2019 at Skydive Spaceland Houston. Drawing for the winners will be held on October 6 at the boogie. To buy tickets online contact me, Marian Sparks or email me at marian@jumpfortherose.org. You do NOT need to be present to win. Please check out Nonna’s You Tube channel and subscribe to her amusing weekly cooking shows! (you might even learn something..). Nonna donates 50% of proceeds to JFTR!  

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    HURRICANE HARVEY- A CONTRIBUTOR TO INCREASE IN CANCER CASES?

    Two years after Hurricane Harvey, the number of breast cancer diagnoses is up 34%.  Dorothy Gibbons, from The Rose, talks about a possible correlation between Hurricane Harvey and this increase. Please read this important information and ask yourself: “Have I or my loved ones (mother, daughter, sister, wife) been screened since then? Are my sons, brothers, and my husband doing self exams looking for lumps that shouldn’t be there? Please read this important article by Dorothy Gibbons. Hurricane Harvey- A Contributor to increase in Cancer Cases?  

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    Larsen & Brusgaard – Raffle Donations

      Larsen & Brusgaard donated 4 units for the Jump for The Rose Pinkfest Boogie 2019 raffle! the items are: 2 AresII wristmounts and 2 ProtrackII audibles! Join us for the boogie at Skydive Spaceland Houston on Oct 5 and 6! Tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25 available at the boogie, October 5,6 2019 at Skydive Spaceland Houston. Drawing for the winners will be held on October 6 at the boogie. To buy tickets online contact, me, Marian Sparks or email me at marian@jumpfortherose.org. You do NOT need to be present to win. Thanks L&B for your support!