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Susan G. Komen

Eat your veggies.

Eat your veggies.

Thursday, November 01
Today is Lots of Vegetables Day. After all that Halloween candy, this is the read more...

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Let your friend share when the time is right.

Let your friend share when the time is right.

We humans go through extreme highs and extreme lows whether we are celebrating the birth of a precious baby, read more...

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Blow bubbles with a child.

Blow bubbles with a child.

Friday, November 02
Look for Circles Day is a great day to celebrate your circle of friends. Share read more...

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Take food in recyclable containers you do not need back or label your dishes. Use your KomenMoreThanFriends read more...

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Have lunch with a friend.

Have lunch with a friend.

Saturday, November 03
BLT, PB&J, egg salad, tuna salad, chicken salad, meatball; treat your friend to read more...

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Research fundraising activities.

Research fundraising activities.

Check to see if there are legal implications to whatever you may be planning for your friend (such as a read more...

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Clean the fridge.

Clean the fridge.

Sunday, November 04
Offer to help your friend clean his/her refrigerator. Take along a new box of read more...

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Check Tips & Ideas.

Check Tips & Ideas.

Check The Strength of Friends Tips & Ideas for suggestions of ways to keep in touch and simple acts of kindness read more...

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Bake fresh bread.

Bake fresh bread.

Monday, November 05
It's Warm Bread Day. Nothing makes a home feel more cozy than the smell of read more...

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Pets are family, too!

Pets are family, too!

If your friend has a pet, you can brighten everyone's day by doing something special for the pet. read more...

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Give a clear view.

Give a clear view.

Tuesday, November 06
On Window Washing Day, organize a group of people to wash your friend’s read more...

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Drop off a surprise.

Drop off a surprise.

If you love surprises use them for random acts of kindness and daily ideas that can just be dropped off or read more...

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Help get organized.

Help get organized.

Wednesday, November 07
It's Make a List Day! Visit with your friend and help her make a list of read more...

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Offer specific help often.

Offer specific help often.

Remember that saying call if you need anything often feels like the cliché, let's do lunch. Your friend most read more...

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Bake it and take it.

Bake it and take it.

Thursday, November 08
Today is Bake and Take Day. Bake some cookies, breads, pastries or pies and read more...

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Just listen.

Just listen.

You don't have to know what to say, and you don't have to have answers. Just listen and be there for your read more...

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Rebuild a memory.

Rebuild a memory.

Friday, November 09
Rebuild a Memory Day. Go through some old photos today and find one that read more...

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Send a note.

Send a note.

Send a note or card to your friend just to let them know you are thinking of them. It will be very much read more...

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Forget-Me-Not.

Forget-Me-Not.

Saturday, November 10
On Forget-Me-Not Day plant some lovely flowers honoring your friend’s family read more...

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Bring the whole meal.

Bring the whole meal.

Take the WHOLE meal (salad, vegetables, fruit, bread, dessert) not just the main course. read more...

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Thank a vet.

Thank a vet.

Sunday, November 11
Thank a vet this Veteran's Day. Ask your friend if there is a special veteran read more...

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Yes, it will be okay. But it's not right now.

Yes, it will be okay. But it's not right now.

Your friend will go through many emotions through the course of his or her life-changing event. Try to leave read more...

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Help with healing.

Help with healing.

Monday, November 12
Chicken Soup for the Soul Day. Bring your friend chicken soup, in the form of read more...

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Bring snacks.

Bring snacks.

Many people will bring meals. Consider giving your friend a snack basket, junk food as well as the nutritious read more...

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Be Kind.

Be Kind.

Tuesday, November 13
On World Kindness Day (and every day) go out of your way today to be kind to read more...

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Dresses, Shirts and More!

Dresses, Shirts and More!

Buy dresses, shirts and more to support Komen More Than Friends.  https://squareup.com/store/MoreThanFriends/ read more...

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Read a book.

Read a book.

Wednesday, November 14
It's Young Readers Day. Books are such a treasure for children. If you have read more...

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Surprises

Surprises

Sometimes surprises are NOT a good idea. As well meaning as a major project or fund-raising event may be, check read more...

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Thank a nurse.

Thank a nurse.

Thursday, November 15
Operating Room Nurse Day! These are special people who don’t often have read more...

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Be Patient.

Be Patient.

Be patient and continue to stay in touch with your friend from your end. Your friend will be so grateful that read more...

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Make a-mends.

Make a-mends.

Friday, November 16
It's Button Day! Buttons, zippers, hems, your friend probably isn’t getting read more...

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Offer a choice.

Offer a choice.

One tactic that might be helpful is to suggest a choice. For example, may I run some errands for you on read more...

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Bake something delicious.

Bake something delicious.

Saturday, November 17
On Homemade Bread Day, encourage your team to help stock your friend’s freezer read more...

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Just say no...it's what we do.

Just say no...it's what we do.

Accepting help can sometimes make us feel that others consider us to be incompetent. So, when you offer to help read more...

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Grab a burger.

Grab a burger.

Sunday, November 18
Sometimes comfort food is just what the doctor ordered. For Fast Food Day read more...

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The Lasagna Law.

The Lasagna Law.

Be sure to check your friend's The Strength of Friends team page. You'll find a schedule of who is providing read more...