Stories of Hope Archives - Play for a Cure

Danielle’s Back on the diamond!


We had Danielle come out and umpire (and bat, and run, and take selfies) in our annual Yellow socks match this year (5/12/15) – Danielle’s response is below.  Danielle you are welcome and of course we will have you back! I’d like to say this is one of the most memorable and fun times in […]

A word from Joey


Hi all,          I am a mother of two gorgeous angels (a mother is biased of course), a wife, a sister, a daughter, an aunt, a university student, a pre-service teacher, a friend and now a cancer patient. For those that know me, I played softball for many years, too many to record I think. During […]

Carmen shares her story for Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Carmen Vilcins is someone who’s been affected by breast cancer, fought the battle and won.  Below is Carmen’s story: “In May 2005 I had a mammogram, something I did every two years. However, this time they called me back and said they’d found a lump. I went to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) in Sydney […]

Anna’s Story


My name is Anna. I noticed that I had an annoying sore spot on the inside of my right breast. I tried to rub it to ease the pain and felt a hard lump about the size of a pea, as I was in the middle of my menstrual cycle I thought it was just […]