Apr 15, 2020
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After Jeri Millard was diagnosed with cancer for the second time, she was given …

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After Jeri Millard was recognized with most cancers for the second time, she was given a listing of points she would need to buy sooner than treatment began. The guidelines was prolonged — she’d need post-surgery garments, compression placed on, a wig, mastectomy bras, hats, lotions — and there was no one-stop retailer for the seemingly random assortment of issues. So Millard decided to create one.
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As quickly as she had completed treatment, she began researching learn how to open a 501(c)(3) — a nonprofit. After 9 months of back-and-forth with the IRS, her standing as a 501(c)(3) was accredited, and she or he opened the doorways to the first location of “Inside the Pink.” She’s since opened two further areas, and the small shops now serve virtually 5,000 purchasers.
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Insurance coverage protection claims and product sales of issues like scarves and radiation cream generate a great deal of the earnings, nonetheless Millard nonetheless has to raise about $100,000 per yr to take care of the doorways open. “We’ve to make that money so that if an uninsured particular person is out there in and wishes a $350 wig, we’re going to make it happen,” she acknowledged.
📸: Chris Zuppa/The Penny Hoarder
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Comments to After Jeri Millard was diagnosed with cancer for the second time, she was given …

  • #personalfinance #nonprofit #cancersurvivor #breastcancerawareness #inspiration #businessowner #entrepreneur #inspire #lessmoneystress

    thepennyhoarder April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • Wow

    theproductivitysecret April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • Amazing story @thepennyhoarder I really love it

    theproductivitysecret April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • God bless you Jeri Millard.

    mslori26 April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • Thank You From a Three Time Cancer Survivor!💞

    puckettvirginia April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • awesome , congrats to you on your store

    ablessedlifeforme_ April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • @humansofny you need to hear her story out loud and in person.

    runninglatina209 April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • That’s amazing and wonderful. As a warrior myself, i remember the struggle to get the support I needed

    luna_thornheart April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • Great post, keep it up!🙌

    madxnature April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • God bless you.❤️

    latee208 April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • @humansofny @oprah @theellenshow !!!! Can you guys help? ❤️

    lookingforsteph April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • Thank you thepennyhoarder for sharing Jeri Millards story🙏😘 Amazing woman Jeri Millard❤💜

    longisle24 April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply
  • After all of her lows, she was healed and able to transform the pain into something fruitful to serve others. 💜

    jaclenenicole April 15, 2020 4:26 pm Reply

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