Breast Cancer Survivor: Founder of Hug Wraps Brenda Jones

October 4, 2011

Breast Health

Brenda Jones, the Founder of Hug Wraps and Breast Cancer Survivor joins holistic health talk for women radio host Irina Wardas on Wednesday, October 5th at 9:30 am PT / 12:30 pm ET LIVE

: Women’s Podcast and Health Talk Radio Show Topic
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Breast Cancer Surviving; Hug Wraps for Breast Cancer Patients to Feel Warm

Live,  health talk for women radio and  podcast streams from the host page

At the age of 50, Brenda Jones was diagnosed with breast cancer.  Her world fell apart.  She went from one Dr appointment to the next, endure a multitude of tests, scans and biopsy.  Next came the surgeries then painful physical therapy.  By the time she reached radiation treatments in 1/09, she admits to being a VERY angry cancer patient.  The last straw came on the first day of radiation treatments.  Brenda despised having to put on those hideous hospital gowns for daily treatments.  The solution?  Brenda designed and created a hospital gown alternative to wear instead!  No longer would she be cold, uncomfortable and humiliated.Breast Cancer Survivor: Founder of Hug Wraps Brenda Jones

With the help of a friend who taught her how to sew, Brenda made a kimono style wrap and picked out a cheerful and fun pattern and used flannel material so it would keep her warm in the often cold hospital treatment areas. She called this her Hug Wrap.  When she wore it for the first time to treatment, the other patients started noticing and commenting on her design.  She soon began making them for the other patients…and has not stopped.  To date she has made close to 500 and Hug Wraps is now a 501c(3) Non-Profit Corporation.  Her ultimate goal is to reach out to other cancer patients everywhere and give them back their dignity while wrapping them in a nice warm HUG.

Callers are welcome to join the conversation:  (347)-857-4862

Suggested Women Radio and Podcast Interview Questions:

The story / journey as a breast cancer survivor

What are Hug Wraps?

Who are the recipients of Hug Wraps? 

Who produces the Hug Wraps and where are they distributed?

How can someone order a Hug Wrap for themselves, a friend or loved one?

I understand that you are the founder.  Please tell us how you came to start this charity/

If someone wants more information on Hug Wraps, how would they go about contacting you?

What other non-profit organizations have you supported so far?

What kind of help can you use?

Looking forward to your questions (347)-857-4862

Let us breathe, smile and dance at the end of the show together.

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