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The following press releases give detailed information on some of YSC's recent announcements, events and partnerships.

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Facing Forward, You Remain YSC's Mission

by Jennifer Merschdorf, Chief Executive Officer on November 06, 2020

This month, YSC is putting into place the next phase of our recovery, which allows us to bring back a smaller workforce while remaining flexible and adaptable during these uncertain times. In June, we shared about the hard decision to furlough many of our staff. Unfortunately, YSC is not financially able to bring back all of its employees. We are deeply saddened by this. These individuals are...  Continue Reading

Managing the Present & Planning for the Future

by Jennifer Merschdorf, Chief Executive Officer on June 10, 2020

In YSC’s vibrant history, the COVID-19 pandemic is truly the greatest challenge we have faced as an organization. Prioritizing the health of all participants resulted in cancelling the 2020 YSC Tour de Pink (TdP) and the postponement of the 2020 Congressional Women's Softball game. This fundraising reality coupled with a dramatic decrease in donations has created a very serious financial...  Continue Reading

Canceling YSC's 2020 Tour de Pink Events Amid Global Health and Economic Crisis

by Jennifer Merschdorf, Chief Executive Officer on April 30, 2020

Dear YSC Community, Each year, hundreds of survivors, thrivers and supporters gather at the two YSC Tour de Pink (TDP) rides held on the East and West Coasts. These rides are not just about fundraising. With survivors making up 30% of riders, TDP has become an annual reunion of a tight-knit community dedicated to supporting young adults affected by breast cancer. The YSC Tour de Pink truly...  Continue Reading

COVID-19, YSC & You

by Jennifer Merschdorf, Chief Executive Officer on March 19, 2020

For many of us, everything that once felt normal has shifted into uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s so easy for uncertainty to then shift into fear, but it’s important to remember that we are uniquely familiar with uncertainty and fear as young adults who have faced cancer. Your experience with cancer has taught you so much! This may be a time that your friends and family can...  Continue Reading