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Fifty Fabulous Women Giving Circle presents grant to the Ovarian Cancer Project

Fifty Fabulous Women Giving Circle, a community of philanthropic women who combine their financial strength to improve the lives of women and girls in Erie and Niagara counties, presented its second grant in the amount of $2,900 to the Ovarian Cancer Project.

The circle’s founder, Lisa LaTrovato, MBA, the Director of Development at Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, presented the check to Kathleen Maxian, the Project's founder.


Founded in 2012, the Ovarian Cancer Project's mission is to provide education on the symptoms and risk factors of ovarian cancer and to provide supportive services to women with ovarian and gynecologic cancer and their families. Maxian, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2009, founded the group in response to a need for local support and evidence based information for women with ovarian and gynecologic cancer, their families and friends. To learn more, click here.


ABOUT FIFTY FABULOUS WOMEN GIVING CIRCLE

The Fifty Fabulous Women Giving Circle is an all-volunteer community of philanthropic women who work to strengthen the community by combining their financial strength to support projects and initiatives that improve the lives of women and girls in Erie and Niagara counties. To maximize the potential of philanthropy as a vehicle for social change, the Giving Circle makes grants on a quarterly basis and donates a full 100% of member contributes to grant recipients.

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Buffalo, New York

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