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WHAT WILL YOUR 2ND ACT LOOK LIKE?

A 2nd Act Grant Recipients

What a night of celebration it was! Five amazing women and organizations were recognized for their commitment to give back to the greater good in their 2nd Acts! All of our fundraising allows us to make annual micro grants. When you’ve identified YOUR 2nd Act, money should not be a barrier to experience the magic healing in helping others!

A 2nd Act is Raising the Bar in Storytelling!

Large or small. Cancer related or not. Creating something from the ground up or performing random acts of kindness. These are all fabulous examples of 2nd Acts shared on our stages. Visit our performance galleries and Purple Tribe page to see how 50 women have inspired audiences to create their own 2nd Acts!

Change YOUR Question from Why Me? to What's Next!

The 2nd Act Workshops are not support groups – they’re the discovery of how your skills, passions and cancer experience uniquely qualify you for A 2nd Act. You’ll receive everything you need: a bound workbook, lots of inspiration and motivation, and a customized plan to create your 2nd Act. Check out our calendar for upcoming dates and locations!

WE ARE SURVIVORS HELPING SURVIVORS TAKE THEIR LIVES BACK

ABOUT A 2ND ACT

WORKSHOPS

Guiding survivors to discover what their skills, passions and THEIR CANCER uniquely qualify them to do in their 2nd Acts. Offered free of charge!

GIRLS NIGHT OUT

Sister Survivors hanging out, swapping war stories, and most importantly, LAUGHING, with a little wine and chocolate tossed in. Offered free of charge!

MICROGRANTS

All of our fundraising efforts allow us to make annual micro grants, seed money for women survivors of all cancers who are ready to launch or grow their 2nd Acts.

STORYTELLING PERFORMANCES

The ever-changing cast allows us to inspire entire theaters to find the treasure in life’s wreckage, all the while raising money for our programs.

OUR BOOKS

Collections of the stories told on our stages, providing light at the end of the tunnel for the newly diagnosed, and inspiration for those already down the road in their survivorship.

FEEL THE LOVE

Volunteers, donors, sponsors and grantors – all propelling us to our best lives!

MEET THE PURPLE TRIBE

Linda Wilchens Luth

Linda Wilchens Luth

Ovarian and Appendiceal Cancer Survivor

Laura Pahules

Laura Pahules

Thyroid Cancer Survivor

Melissa Adams

Melissa Adams

Breast Cancer Survivor

Cristan Creasy

Cristan Creasy

Ovarian Cancer Survivor

Danielle Williams

Danielle Williams

Lung Cancer Survivor

Jessica Wells

Jessica Wells

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor

Priya Kalra

Priya Kalra

Breast Cancer Survivor

Laura Wilson

Laura Wilson

Nasopharyngeal Cancer Survivor

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Putting on lovely events for dazzling ladies certainly does take a village. Please get in touch if you are able to assist us with event prep, distribution of our A2ndAct books to those in need of them, or social media.

VOLUNTEERING

DONATION & SPONSORSHIP

As we insist on keeping these resources available to all women who need them, funding for our work is provided by donations. Your gifts are tax deductible and all dollars remain in the city they were given in.

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