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Ovarian Cancer Connection Named ‘2017 Top-Rated Non-Profit’ by

Award based on Outstanding Online Reviews

Toledo, Ohio August 16, 2017 – Ovarian Cancer Connection announced today it has been named a “2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits.

Ovarian Cancer Connection (OCC) educates the community on the early warning signs of ovarian cancer and provides financial assistance and resources to women currently in treatment for ovarian and gynecological cancers throughout NW Ohio and SE Michigan.

“We are honored to be named a 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit,” said Kathy Mannon, OCC Board President.  “We are proud of our accomplishments this year especially when we were able to extend the transportation program to women in our community undergoing treatment for gynecological cancers. Without this program, many women would not have the financial means to get to their medical appointments which is extremely important when fighting any cancer.”

The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is the based on the rating and number of reviews that the Ovarian Cancer Connection received from volunteers, donors and aid recipients. “I’m so proud to be a donor. As I watch this organization work tirelessly to raise funds to provide financial support to ladies battling not only ovarian, but all types of gynecological cancers with incredible passion and determination, I am humbled to be a small contributor to the enormous impact being made in NW Ohio and SE Michigan. From paying utility bills, medical co-pays, helping navigate resources available — it is all done by volunteers (NOT 1 PAID STAFF MEMBER) with cheerful and giving hearts. What a great organization!”

“The Ovarian Cancer Connection is a notable example of a nonprofit making a real difference in their community,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, “Their award is well-deserved recognition not only of their work, but the tremendous support they receive, as shown by the many outstanding reviews they have received from people who have direct experience working with Ovarian Cancer Connection.”

GreatNonprofits is the leading website where people share stories about their personal experiences on more than 1.2 million charities and nonprofits. The GreatNonprofits Top-Rated Awards are the only awards for nonprofits determined by those who have direct experience with the charities – as donors, volunteers and recipients of aid.


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Executive Director

Ovarian Cancer Connection


Leonard Lee

Great Nonprofits


“The OCC Board Members have been a source of support and encouragement. The ladies that I have met through the OCC events, including the ‘Let’s Talk it Ovar’ support group, our friendships I will cherish forever!”

– Jeanne Wingate

“Before my Mom passed away, our family enjoyed the Ovarian Cancer Cancer Walk each September, and now, even though she is watching from above, it remains a source of healing for us.”

– Shannon Chappell

“The Ellen Jackson Ovarian Cancer Walk is such an inspirational event. I am always amazed at how many people come out to support their friends and family members that have battled Ovarian Cancer.”

– Tina Denker

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