Is your pet worthy of Instafame?

Is your pet worthy of Instafame?


Fact:  cats and dogs are twice as likely to get cancer if their owner smokes.

Truth has joined forces with to give you and your pet a chance to – well, do something – about that.

By sharing a pet pic captioned with your furry friend’s reaction to the fact that secondhand smoke is harmful to pets, you can help create a Four-Legged Finisher!  Aka, the ridiculously cute furballs that’ll help finish smoking for good.

The 12 most clever picture/caption combos will be turned into memes, then we’ll have the public vote on the best one.  Plus, each person who submits a photo is entered into a drawing for a $5,000 scholarship from

Think your pet is meme material?  Head to to learn how to officially enter and what it takes to win.



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WEBINAR -- "BRCA Genetics in The News:  What Do I Do Next?" -- Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 8 p.m. EST. -- The webinar features Sharsheret's own Genetics Program Coordinator, Peggy Cottrell, MS, CGC, who will explore the latest critical genetics research, decode BRCA and other genetic mutations, and help us understand what steps we need to take next.  A Sharsheret peer supporter will share her personal story and a live question and answer session will follow the presentation.  We are proud to partner with FORCE on this presentation!  To register for the webinar or to share the webinar with others in your network, CLICK HERE.  Feel free to share widely.  If you have any questions, please contact Support Program Coordinator Shira Kravitz at or 1-866-474-2774.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - Public Health Institute is accepting applications for the National Leadership Academy for the Public's Health from teams in the Appalachian and Mid-regions of the United States.  "For communities that are engaged in cross-sector work to improve the public health, this is an opportunity to boost your team's capacity and skills through a community leadership process."  Deadline January 12, 2018 - LEARN MORE

It's About a Billion Lives Symposium -- February 2, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA - SAVE THE DATE - LEARN MORE

Funding Opportunity - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - Policies for Action:  Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health - HERE