“Getting that call, it’s like my world stopped. It’s not something you’re ever ready for. The feeling was just so lonely and scary,” said Yana Nirshberg, a cancer survivor, entrepreneur and mother, of the call from her doctor delivering the news that she had breast cancer.
Mohawk Group and Durkan are committed to the fight against breast cancer and as a long-term partner of Susan G. Komen®, we are helping to make a difference through our corporate donation program, Specify for a Cure®. You can help too: When you specify eligible products within our program, we will make a donation on your behalf to Susan G. Komen.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, our A&D Design Director Royce Epstein shares her experience with breast cancer – and how she keeps moving forward. Her insight and outlook are an inspiration.
Last September, I had the honor of addressing the opening crowd at the Komen Philadelphia 3-Day Walk. I looked at my fellow breast cancer survivors and their family members from the stage and spoke humbly from the heart with a quiver in my voice. In May, I led the Komen Philadelphia Survivor’s Parade with two friends and other survivors, all who have recently battled breast cancer.
Across the country, Mohawk Industries employees have been rallying to show support for Susan G. Komen with multi-campus #MohawkGoesPink events and volunteering in the multi-city Susan G. Komen 3-Day series.
In 2014, Royce Epstein received life-changing news after having a routine mammogram — she had breast cancer. Four years later, the Mohawk Group A&D Director is in remission after successful treatment and recovery. She shares her perspective as a fighter, a survivor, and how being a Mohawk employee encouraged her to become a Susan G. Komen advocate.
Employees at Mohawk Industries recently took part in their company-wide Pink Out to rally in support of Susan G. Komen. The annual event is part of the flooring manufacturer’s annual observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and took place at the corporate headquarters in Calhoun, Ga. Each year, employees come together to learn more about the company’s corporate partnership with the organization and receive updates on the latest initiatives and monetary amounts donated back to Susan G. Komen since 2001.
October 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - For centuries, both the rose and the camélia flower have been a symbol of longevity and purity — with the rose especially symbolic of love and passion. In the Victorian Era, when pink and red camélias were sent to someone, it meant that the recipient was the “flame” in the heart of the sender.
CALHOUN, Ga., September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ — To help in the fight against breast cancer, Mohawk is once again partnering with Susan G. Komen® by sponsoring all seven of the organization’s 3-Day events, providing 8,000 pieces of durable, eco-friendly SmartCushionÔ to comfort walkers and crew members.