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Wetumpka Celebrates Annual ‘Pink Walk’ for Breast Cancer Awareness

The Joy To Life Foundation and City of Wetumpka held their annual Pink Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Members of the Wetumpka community gathered at the Civic Center to walk a mile along the riverfront. Pink masks, t-shirts, and balloons were given to the participants. At the end of the walk, balloons were released for a reminder to get…

Joy to Life Foundation Expands Services into North Alabama

The Montgomery-based Joy to Life Foundation and the Alabama Department of Public Health have announced that Joy to Life will expand funding for breast cancer screening services into North Alabama. The expansion is made through the Alabama Department of Public Health’s Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP). Previously, the foundation’s funding to ABCCEDP was limited to South…

Joy to Life Foundation’s ‘Trash Talk Tour 2020’ Happening Every Saturday in October

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption We’re kicking off October with breast cancer awareness month, and Saturday, the ‘Trash Talk Tour 2020’ began in Montgomery. The Joy To Life Foundation is selling its pink trash cans to support the fight against…

Tickled Pink: Watch the 2020 Tickled Pink TV Special

The Tickled Pink tradition took on a new look for 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Because an in-person event was not possible this year, Alabama News Network brought Tickled Pink to TV. Our half-hour special aired simultaneously on CBS 8, ABC 32, the CW Montgomery and MeTV to bring awareness to the fight against breast cancer and to generate…

Tickled Pink: One-on-one with Joy to Life Foundation Founder Joy Blondheim

Each year, Alabama News Network presents Tickled Pink in support of the Joy to Life Foundation. This Montgomery-based non-profit was founded in 2001. Since then, it’s provided tens of thousands of mammograms and hundreds of screenings and physician visits to underserved people in Alabama. Alabama News Network Anchor Ellis Eskew spent time with Joy Blondheim, the founder of Joy to…

Tickled Pink: Meet Breast Cancer Survivor Carrie Ward

For those battling breast cancer, strength is often found in hearing the stories of survivors.  Carrie Ward of Deatsville is one of those survivors. For her, making contact at Tickled Pink helped her in her own fight. She found someone who had the same type of cancer as she was battling. Alabama News Network Anchor Samantha Williams shares Carrie Ward’s…

TIckled Pink: Look Back at the History of Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink has become a cherished tradition for people in our area. Those whose lives have been touched by breast cancer appreciate seeing all of the support for the Joy to Life Foundation. The fun aspect of Tickled Pink is the chance to meet people, visit the vendors’ booths, win prizes and get discounts. Alabama News Network presented the first…