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"Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world."


~ Malala Yousafzai, 17-year old pupil and education activist

August 2014
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Mary Ann's blog! 

As the 2014-2015 school year begins, I am energized by the very hope that seems to float in the air this time of year - yellow school buses, overstuffed backpacks, excited students walking in groups to and from the very place that can provide them with a passport to the world and a promising future!

I think it most appropriate to feature 17-year old education activist Malala Yousafzai in our back-to-school newsletter.

If you take education for granted, even for a moment, remind yourself of this remarkable young woman and her passion to fight for education for EVERYONE, not just herself.

We are all Malala. At least we should be.

The Get In Touch Foundation is honored to be at home in schools in 27 countries all over the globe - we value education and all the power it holds to "change the world one girl at a time!"

Hope Lives!

Mary Ann Wasil
President, CEO & Founder,
Breast Cancer Kickin' Survivor & Health Activist 
10th Annual Connecticut 
Pretty In Pink Brunch & Women of Strength Awards

Please join us! Tickets are going fast - get yours online by clicking here.
October 17th is International "GIT Your PInk On!" Day

Are you ready for International 
"GIT Your Pink On!" Day? 

International "GIT Your Pink On!" Day is the third Friday in October, and it's a great way for schools and businesses to help raise awareness and funds for GIT.

 Click here to learn more about how your school or business can 
"GIT" involved!

"Special Announcement on September 1st"
Be on the lookout for a "Special Announcement" from us on September 1st!

It's TOP SECRET until then...
"The LorenFlower™ Project"
My dear friend and New England artist Loren Costantini is the founder of The LorenFlower™ Project, and has created the "Wasil Flower" to benefit Get In Touch.

Each sculpture has its own name and message printed on wildflower seed-paper cradled in its single leaf. Tear it out and plant it, and Mother Nature herself carries the message, too! Each LorenFlower™ is produced in a limited edition and created from reclaimed and recycled materials. Its inspirational message and series number 

appear on the flower's base, and all sculptures are signed by the artist.


The LorenFlower™ Project gives half of the proceeds 

from the sale of the "Wasil Flower" to The Get In Touch Foundation.


LorenFlowers™ can be placed indoors or outdoors, 

and they help you to "Be The Seed" of good spirit.

You can purchase your one-of-a-kind "Wasil Flower" to benefit 

The Get In Touch Foundation by visiting The LorenFlower™ Project.

Jewish Daily Forward 

Honored to have been interviewed by The Jewish Daily Forward 
and that The Get In Touch Foundation was featured in this 
really important and informative piece - When Men Get Breast Cancer -  
about the far too little known fact that men get breast cancer. 

Tell the men in your life how important it is for THEM to "get in touch." 
Tell them now. 
When you get one, you give one! 
Daisy Wheel against map

Presenting a Daisy Wheel to newly diagnosed patients who have daughters or granddaughters who would benefit from breast health education makes a diagnosis in a family a life giving moment as well as a teaching moment.

Daisy Wheels may be purchased for $4 each and come in packages of 25.

When you purchase a Daisy Wheel, you are also helping to provide a Daisy Wheel to a girl somewhere in the world who will have FREE breast health education because of YOU!

It's simple..."When you get one, you give one!"

Newest GIT Consulting Board Member
We are proud to announce that Dr. Kristi Funk has joined The Get In Touch Foundation's Consulting Board! Dr. Funk is the founder of the Pink Lotus Breast Center in Beverly Hills, California, and was a recipient of our 
1st Los Angeles Woman of Strength Award in March 2014. 
GIT Campaign at CT Shop Rite Stores
We are excited about our upcoming 
"GIT Campaign" at Shop Rite Stores in 
Hamden, Milford, East Haven, 
Stratford and West Haven, Connecticut! 

For one month beginning August 29th, customers will have the option to donate 
$1 or $5 to Get In Touch while at the checkout register!

Special "THANKS" to Shop Rite and the Garafalo Family for your support!

Hope Lives!

Have You Downloaded Our App Yet?


We are over the moon about the Daisy Wheel© App, which has now been downloaded in 80 countries!  If you're an iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone user, go to the iTunes App Store and download it for free.  If you love it as much as we do, we'd be grateful if you'd help us spread the word by telling your friends and writing a review, too.  

It's making our mission to "change the world one girl at a time" a global reality! 



Our Get In Touch Girls' Program is being implemented in every state in the US and in 27 countries...but as you can see we still have a long way to go until that entire map is PINK!


If you're a school nurse who has not yet signed up your school, click here to sign up and join us as we "change the world one girl at a time."  
Informed & Strong
We have launched our "Informed & Strong" appeal with a goal of reaching 
One Million Girls in 2015 with Daisy Wheels - and we need YOUR help!

Where in the World is YOUR Daisy Wheel?!  

If you've got a picture of your Daisy Wheel - or of yourself in your GIT gear - email it to us and you just may see yourself in an upcoming newsletter.

This is Savannah, one of our brand new 2014 Get In Touch Youth Ambassadors!
Please email your pics to us at and don't forget to follow the traveling Daisy Wheel on Instagram!  
Click the camera below, or this link: DaisyWheelGIT  


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