CANCER FOCUS – BREAST + OVARIAN
COUNTRIES AND NATIONALITIES REPRESENTED
ACTIVE VOLUNTEERS + GLOBAL SUPPORTERS
CALENDAR MODELS & CANCER SURVIVORS
About the Share + Give Initiative
Share+Give Initiative is a non-profit company founded in 2017 by fashion designer Gia Galicia-Carrascoso to support causes that hit home. She produces fashion shows to help organizations raise funds for breast and ovarian cancer patients, orphanage support and even for medical missions.
Share+ Give Initiative is launching the “2019 United Against Cancer Swimwear Calendar,” a platform for survivors and advocates to show the world we are united in our goal to beat cancer through global awareness and raising funds for cancer patients. Proceeds of the calendar will benefit the breast and ovarian causes around the world including Pilipino Senior’s Resource Center Filipina Breast Cancer Support Services Program in San Francisco, USA
The calendar features Dana Richards, a breast cancer survivor who is now a fashion designer and philanthropist who donates a large percentage of her sales to aid cancer survivors. Audrey DeLong, an ovarian cancer survivor, who is now a business owner and a yoga instructor and Bret Miller, a male breast cancer survivor who founded the Bret Miller 1T Foundation Male Breast Cancer Coalition. It also features models (whose families have been impacted by cancer) and advocates from representing different countries like Puerto Rico, Colombia, Mexico, US, Japan, and the Philippines.
Share + Give Upcoming Events
2020 UNITED AGAINST CANCER SWIMWEAR CALENDAR LAUNCH AND FASHION SHOW PARTY - SAN FRANCISCO
Share + Give Past Events
2019 UNITED AGAINST CANCER SWIMWEAR CALENDAR LAUNCH AND FASHION SHOW PARTY
Philipine Medical Society of Northern California's 46th Anniversary Celebration Fashion with a Mission
CATWALK FOR A CAUSE
In 2019, Share+Give Initiative launched the 2019 United Against Cancer Swimwear Calendar” via an evening wear and swimwear fashion show headlined by Filipina designer Gia Galicia. Also featured were designers Rolando Carlin and Renee Gee. Filipina jazz singer and ovarian cancer survivor Annette Velasco and Maddie B graced the evening with a special performance. The fashion show featured breast and ovarian cancer survivors, advocates and models as they walked the runway in honor of their families, friends and others that have been impacted by cancer.Quoting Galicia, “The UAC 2019 calendar launch isn’t just a fashion show. We’ve also used it as a medium to promote an important message – early detection and prevention of cancer will save lives. This event drives us closer to our purpose of global awareness while at the same time inspiring people and making them happy.”The successful launch was held at the Burlingame Masonic Hall.