Impacting Breast Cancer Patients
As we examine the impact that The Tutu Project has had on the breast cancer community, it’s hard not to highlight “the one hundred” as one of the special moments in our project’s short history. Bob and 99 other caregivers, researchers, philanthropists, advocates and volunteers were honored as part of the one hundred in 2016 for their commitment to changing how we fight cancer.
Created and supported by the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, the one hundred is an awareness and fundraising initiative that celebrates hope in the cancer community. Each year, they honor 100 Everyday Amazing individuals and groups — caregivers, researchers, philanthropists, advocates and volunteers from around the globe — whose commitment to the fight against cancer inspires us all to take action.
“Bob’s photography captures the helpless feeling of ‘What can I do?’ when a loved one is suffering,” says nominator Page Hodel. “You feel you need to do something. I’m sure his wife Linda, as well as many others, have experienced comfort and joy from his photographs.”
Marcela Shine is Founder of Avanzar Ventures, Business Manager of The Tutu Project and an advisor to the Carey Foundation. Her company, Avanzar Ventures, has been supporting the project by providing operational, social media and technical implementation strategy since the inception of the project.