Breast Cancer

MAKING A MARK: Woman makes care kits for people with breast cancer [Video]

For people who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, the diagnosis can be terrifying. Shanae Davis-Wilson is spreading a little joy to patients and survivors.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Inside each kit, the same things. Behind each kit, the same thought.

"Socks, a necklace, a pendant… All of the items that I include in my packages have a meaning," said Shanae Davis-Wilson. She sells breast cancer care kits through her business, Bows4Awareness. 

"I began making hair bows… It just evolved from there," said Davis-Wilson.

Her business grew with help from family and friends. She recalled help from her sister and caretaker, as well as community businesses that donated items. For each kit sold, she donates others to breast cancer patients and survivors.

"Last month, I sold approximately 30 kits, but I donated 55 kits," said Davis-Wilson. "I care. I'm putting my caring into action."

Her mission has been to make …

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