Judy’s Mission was founded in November 2010 to honor Judith Liebenthal Robinson, Ph.D. Judy, a NASA scientist, who despite habitual exercise and a consistently healthy diet, was diagnosed with advanced stage ovarian cancer and died within a year. While battling ovarian cancer, Judy determined something must be done to raise awareness regarding the vague signs and symptoms and ineffective screening tools for ovarian cancer. We fund the following programs:
o Facilitate the local efforts of the Survivors Teaching Students Program
o Awareness efforts in our community at local events and conferences
o B4S4 campaign – partnership with In the Pink of Health
o Funds research for early detection and treatment
– MD Anderson Cancer Center
– Stand Up 2 Cancer
– Foundation for Women’s Cancer Research Grants
Judy left us to accomplish her mission:
1) To educate the medical community as well as women on the signs, symptoms and the critical nature of early diagnosis of ovarian cancer
2) To fund research for effective screening and treatment of ovarian cancer
Yes. We are located at 4801 Woodway Dr, Suite 365-W, Houston, Texas 77056
Judy’s Mission Foundation does not share your personal information but certain of your personal information will be used as necessary to complete your donation transaction. Your email address may be used by Judy’s Mission Foundation to send you Judy’s Mission updates; however, you may opt-out at any time.
Donations will be used to fund research projects in Houston and across the nation and will also fund Judy’s Mission’s 2 signature awareness programs, called Survivors Teaching Students® and B4S4® awareness campaign. We also fund awareness events and support other ovarian cancer projects as requested throughout the year by our community partners.
The Judy’s Mission Board members meet quarterly and vote on the best application of the funds following the founding principles.
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Yes, your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law and you will be given a receipt for U.S. tax purpose.
The Judith Liebenthal Robinson Ovarian Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The EIN Federal Tax ID number is 27-4035240.
Judith Liebenthal Robinson Ovarian Cancer Foundation
4801 Woodway Dr., Suite 365-W
Houston, Texas 77056
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4801 Woodway Dr., Suite 365-W
Houston, TX 77056
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The STS program is a national program created by the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance(OCRA) and is managed locally by Judy’s Mission. Survivors Teaching Students achieves its goal by bringing ovarian cancer survivors into the classrooms of health professional students. The survivors share their stories and key information on the disease. With funding from generous organizations and individuals, OCRA is able to bring the program to schools around the country at no cost to the schools or the survivors. The program is currently offered to a variety of medical and health professional students—our future diagnosticians—including medical, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, and nursing students.
Since bringing the program to Houston in 2016, we have trained approximately 1000 students representing 8 medical and nursing schools.
An awareness program created by Judy’s Mission in partnership with The Lee Group to educate women on the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer to detect it Before Stage IV. When detected early, women have a 93% chance of survival. This campaign reaches thousands of women each month in Montgomery and Harris Counties through targeted Facebook ads and posts. The program is funded in part by Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and In the Pink of Health.
The Judy’s Mission Foundation is in need of additional volunteers to support fund raising and other awareness events. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any concerns about your health, please contact your physician right away. If you are looking for more information about a specific cancer or recent diagnosis, we encourage you to know the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. Additional information is available on the Information and Resources page.