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"Earth laughs in flowers."

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

April 2015
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The Get In Touch  

Girls' Program  

& Daisy Wheel©

Daisy Wheel©

Click our Daisy Wheel© to give it a spin!



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Health Educators  

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Get In Touch Girls' Program & Daisy Wheel©.


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Mary Ann's blog! 


When The Get In Touch Foundation was "born" in 2004 on the heels of my first diagnosis with breast cancer, I had a vision for a breast health educational initiative for girls that would one day be the "go-to" program when it came to girls learning how to "get in touch with their bodies."

Because we are a breast HEALTH organization, it was critical for our logo and program to be associated with "life" and the freshness of youth.

Nothing is more alive than the smiling fresh face of a DAISY!

It lunges its smiling petals toward the sun, begging you to smile, as well!

We chose the DAISY to be the logo for our iconic life saving DAISY WHEEL, serving as a reminder to anyone familiar with our program to do your BSE, your breast self exam.

As spring bursts its way into our winter-weary hearts, take notice of Emerson's observation that the "earth laughs in flowers." And if you see a DAISY, take notice of your own body and do your BSE!

Hope Lives!
Mary Ann's signature
Mary Ann Wasil
President, CEO & Founder,
Breast Cancer Kickin' Survivor & Health Activist 
Spotlight on Schools
We're excited to welcome the following 16 new schools from 9 different states to the GIT "family!" Thank you for bringing the Daisy Wheel to your schools, teaching girls the importance of, and how to do, a breast self exam - for life!

YSC INdependence High School, Irvington, NJ
Selwyn Avenue Elementary School, Charlotte, NC
Clearview School, Waukegan, IL
Miller Career & Tech Center, Katy, TX
Greenwood Elementary, Waukegan, IL
St. Michael's Episcopal School, Carmichael, CA
YCS - Fort Lee Educational Center, Fort Lee, NJ
Rio Rancho High Schools, NE Rio Rancho, NM
YCS May Academy, Jersey City, NJ
YCS George Washington School, Hackensack, NJ
Burnsville Elementary, Burnsville, NC
Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CA
Plano School District #88, Plano, IL
Alabama Cooperative Extension System - Madison County, Huntsville, AL
Vidor Junior High School, Vidor, TX
 Pretty In Pink

11th Annual Milford Pretty in Pink Brunch & Women of Strength Awards

 Sunday, October 11, 2015 11am-3pm

Great River Golf Club, Milford, CT


Joan Cagginello, RN, BSN, MS


Breast Cancer Survivor, Nina Horowitz, MD

Presented by The Get In Touch Foundation ...

... details coming soon!
Global Breast Health Education

Our FREE Daisy Wheel app was downloaded 76 times in 11 different countries last month...

The United States of America
South Africa
South Korea

GIT is Global!!

Our Get In Touch Girls' Program is being implemented in every state in the US and in 31 additional 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
Donate now to our "Informed & Strong" appeal.
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 $5 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!"  Click the Daisy Wheel on the right to find out more.

Download our FREE Daisy Wheel App 


We are over the moon about the Daisy Wheel© App, 

which has been downloaded in 82 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! 


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.

Our Daisy Wheel found its way to El Salvador!

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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