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Honors, Awards, and Recognitions

COC founder appears in national online women's magazine. August 2010

Healthcare Heroes Awards hosted by Business First Magazine – On July 15, 2010, Christians Overcoming Cancer’s Dollars Allocated To Assist program was given an honorable mention for care for the underserved. July 2009

WBNS-TV (Channel 10), the Nationwide on Your Side Volunteer Network and This Week newspapers – On May 29, 2009, Mary Jenkins was recognized as one of the 20 finals for the distinguished Jefferson Award, for her outstanding volunteer service to the community via Christians Overcoming Cancer. Ms. Jenkins was selected for a nomination pool of over 100 nominees. May 2009

Ohio Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission – On January 15, 2009, Mary Jenkins was awarded the Health Equity & Awareness Award by Governor Ted Strickland for community outreach and educational programs for an under-served population in Ohio. January 2009

The Susan G Komen for a Cure – Columbus Affiliate – nominated Mary Jenkins to be part of FUZE Beverage’s Heroes for Hope Tour where the amazing stories of survivors is shared as part of their national education and awareness campaign. May 2008

The INCREASE Community Development Corporation awarded Mary Jenkins the Micro Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Nonprofit celebrating her for being a business owner with fewer than five employees providing a needed service to the community. April 2008

The Praise Reporter Newspaper featured Mary Jenkins’ testimony in their Health & Wellness section titled Mission: Overcoming Cancer – A Survivor’s Testimony. February 2008

The Praise Reporter Newspaper highlighted Christians Overcoming Cancer in its Ministry Spotlight Section recognizing the organization for the services provides and the founder for being awarded the Pat Hughes Award for Inspiration. October 2007

The Susan G. Komen Foundation (Columbus Affiliate) awarded Mary Jenkins the Pat Hughes Award of Inspiration for the emotional support and financial assistance work provided to Ohio Breast Cancer survivors through Christians Overcoming Cancer. September 2007

The Praise Reporter Newspaper highlighted Christians Overcoming Cancer in its Ministry Spotlight Section for the services it has begun providing to not only the Christian Breast Cancer Community but to all Breast Cancer patients in need of emotional support or financial assistance. December 2006

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

[Anne Frank]