Actress Sharon Stone Receives Mother of the Year Award from Cancer Research Group

Actress Sharon Stone Receives Mother of the Year Award from Cancer Research Group
Actress Sharon Stone has received the Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies' Mother of the Year Award for her cancer-fighting work. A number of philanthropists who wanted to support innovative breast cancer and prostate cancer research started the associates organization 27 years ago. Stone received her award at the group's 16th Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon on May 10. The associates have made a long-term commitment to research at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John’s Health Center in Los Angeles. The group has raised over $16 million for the institute. “Because cancer impacts so many families, we chose the theme of Mother’s Day to underscore the cancer fighting initiatives underway at the John Wayne Cancer Institute," Gloria E. Gebbia, the associates' president, said in a press release. "We are grateful to all of the supporters, sponsors and volunteers . . . who sustain and support the lifesaving research under way there, and invite others to join our endeavor to eradicate cancer, which does not discriminate and impacts people across all socio-economic and other demographics." Previous Mother’s Day winners have included Brandi Glanville, Chandra Wilson, Dolores Robinson, Kris Jenner, Guiliana Rancic, and Jillian Reynolds. In addition to honoring Stone this year, the associates gave their Humanitarian Award to celebrity stylist Chaz Dean, who created WEN Hair & Body Care. Actress and comedian Kym Whitley was a
Subscribe or to access all post and page content.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.