Marisa Acocella Marchetto, Survivor and Advocate, NYC Events

Cancer Websites, Fundraising Events — By on October 14, 2009 at 7:15 am

cancervixenbenefitsavethedateMarisa Acocella Marchetto turned her eleven-month battle with breast cancer, into a witty and inspiring graphic novel, Cancer Vixen. She simultaneously created an inspiring life dedicated to helping women deal with and prevent this disease.

On October 16th, National Mammogram Day – starting at around 8:30 a.m., Marisa will be standing outside St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City, giving the first 10 women in line for their free screenings signed copies of CANCER VIXEN.

On October 23rd At 7:30 p.m., Marisa will be reading from and signing copies of CANCER VIXEN at Barnes & Noble Greenwich Village (at 396 Avenue of the Americas).

On Wednesday, October 28, 2009 from 6:-9:30pm, Please join Marissa Acocella Marchetto for the fabulous CANCER VIXEN FUNd raiser , honoring the PATRON SAINT OF BREAST CANCER, Evelyn Lauder.

Hosted by CNN’s UBER GLAM Alina Cho, TV PERSONALITY/FASHIONISTO Robert Verdi and the CANCER VIXEN herself, Marisa Acocella Marchetto.  There will be Cocktails, fine food provided by celebrity restauranteur, DA SILVANO, live auctioneers: CHRISTIE’S Lydia Fenet and THE SOPRANOS Steve Schirippa.

LREI(Little Red School House and Elizabeth Irwin High School) 40 Charlton Street, NY, NY

Tickets: $225 in advance, $250 at the door.

For more information, please call 212.604.6800 or slennon@svcmcny.org or visit: The Cancer Vixen Fund

CANCER VIXEN FUNd at St. Vincent’s Hospital:  NO BREAST LEFT BEHIND!Marisa founded and is the chair for the Cancer Vixen Fund at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City—a charity that provides free mammograms to women without health insurance—she has also become a national spokeswoman and source of strength and knowledge about breast cancer for countless other women.

St. Vincent’s Hospital–170 West 12th Street
New York, NY 1001

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