Catering business Good Eatin’ Arkansas and Achor Family Pharmacy have teamed up with other local businesses for “Tips for Tatas,” a fundraising effort in the fight against breast cancer. For the entire month of October, 100 percent of tips received from Good Eatin’ orders will be donated to the cancer recovery program New Outlook, located at the CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
“I am thrilled to partner with other small businesses in the community to support New Outlook. Breast cancer has affected so many women in my family, friend, acquaintance and colleague circles and I want Arkansans to know about all of the wonderful services provided by the organization,” President and CEO of Good Eatin’, Michelle Hill, says.
Good Eatin’s tips for the month will be matched by Achor Family Pharmacy and participating local sponsors ArKitchen; Denise Wilson of ReMax Elite; Jenny Caldwell of LCSW; MidArk Insurance Group Maumelle; Steve Smith and Allison Smith; Mr. Pancho Mexican Restaurant; and Lisa Holloway-Sugg of Crye-Leike Realtors.
“Achor Family Pharmacy is so excited to partner with Good Eatin’ ‘Tips for Tatas,'” Kaley Achor of Achor Family Pharmacy says. “We have known people throughout our lives who have battled breast cancer and are grateful for the opportunity to support New Outlook as they provide such meaningful services to those diagnosed with cancer.”
The New Outlook program offers free resources to cancer survivors in Arkansas. The program provides educational information, emotional support and counseling along with bandanas, wigs and full makeovers for no cost at all.
Jenny Caldwell, a local sponsor for Tips for Tatas, was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2021. Following her double mastectomy, New Outlook was the first local organization to reach out to her.
“It is so important to support local resources like New Outlook. They are boots on the ground to help breast cancer patients on a day-to-day basis,” she says. Caldwell is now cancer-free and giving back to the organization that did so much for her.
Another local sponsor of Tips for Tatas, owner of Arkitchen, Jon Lamb, also has a personal connection to the cause. Earlier in 2021, Lamb’s wife was diagnosed with breast cancer.
“I’m more than happy to support Michelle and Good Eatin’ in this effort. Programs like New Outlook are vital to individuals and their families affected by cancer,” Lamb says.
Achor Family Pharmacy will also be providing education about breast cancer and offering a 10 percent discount on all gift items in the store during October.
“We know firsthand how terrifying it is to feel that lump in your breast and even more so how there are risk factors that we can do absolutely nothing about,” Achor shares. “To those of you who have ever heard the words ‘you have cancer,’ we are praying with you, supporting you and celebrating with you when you hear ‘you are a survivor!'”
Visit the Good Eatin’ website to place an order for the month of October. Tips will be accepted for every Good Eatin’ order, but there will also be a limited number of “TataCuterie” available throughout the month. TataCuterie can be pre-ordered here, and for more information about custom orders, contact Michelle Hill at (501) 515-9752 or [email protected].
Contact Alesa Garner for more information about New Outlook at (501) 552-3900 or [email protected]
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