Poem of Magic: Cancer #Previvor Finds Her People

Note from Mari: This is a blog post written by Michelle Scharber Banks. Michelle was a volunteer at P.ink Day MSP 2015 and again for 2016. In addition, she got her transformative, healing tattoo this year. Here is Michelle’s beautiful story & a poem she wrote, in her own words: After the Tattoo I’ve been … Read more

P.ink Day Minneapolis Warrior Number 5: Meet Jennifer!

P.ink Day Minneapolis continues to fast approach. October 10th is just around the corner. The Planning Committee has rallied wonderful gifts for our six survivor warriors and we’ve found generous donors for breakfast and lunch. On October 10th, you can track our day on social media using our hashtag: #pinktattoodaymsp. Please follow along!! We will … Read more

Warrior Survivor Number 2 for P.ink Day Minneapolis! Here’s Deb!

#PinkTattooDayMSP I’m excited to introduce you to our second Survivor Warrior for P.ink Day Minneapolis 2015! We have selected six warrior women to be the recipients of a free tattoo over their mastectomy scars at Twilight Tattoo on Saturday, October 10th. Deb Kuhns is 54 years old and she lives in Hastings, Minnesota. Deb was … Read more

P.ink Day Minneapolis is coming on October 10th, 2015! Meet Luella!

#PinkTattooDayMSP We’ve started getting ready for P.ink Day Minneapolis 2015. It will once again be on October 10th. P.ink Day is our annual day of healing with ink, when we pair tattoo artists with breast cancer survivors for a free mastectomy tattoo. It’s our make-a-wish experience that puts survivors at the center of our universe. … Read more

P.ink Day Minneapolis 2014, Very Cool Video!!

For P.ink Day Minneapolis, we had a volunteer professional photographer spend the day with us. John Swanson, of JPS Photography, did an incredible job documenting the day with insight, a clear eye and an artistic bent. I took the photos and made a SmileBox video!! Here it is, for your enjoyment!   This slideshow design … Read more

#PinkTattooDay Transforms Lives!

We gathered on Friday, October 10th, at Twilight Tattoo at 3054 Bloomington Avenue, Minneapolis. It was six breast cancer survivors who had, as part of their treatment, a mastectomy that left scars on their bodies. It was six tattoo artists, who each donated their skill and talent to this healing cause. It was John, the … Read more

P.ink Day Minneapolis, Our 6th Warrior Survivor!

P.ink Day 2014 Minneapolis is almost here! The event is October 10th, 10/10!!! And it’s time to introduce everyone to our 6th Warrior Survivor!! These six women are incredibly strong women, and it is an honor to get to know them and to introduce them to you. Janine is one strong warrior. She was diagnosed … Read more

Meet P.ink Day Minneapolis Survivor #5!

P.ink Day 2014 Minneapolis is fast approaching! October 10th is just around the corner, and our six tattoo artists and their six warrior survivors are meeting and planning and gearing up! We’ve got breakfast and lunch donated, thanks to Glam Donuts and Which Wich, and our tattoo shop, Twilight Tattoo is excited for the day … Read more

P.ink Day Minneapolis Warrior #4!!

P.ink Day, Personal Ink Day, where we pair breast cancer survivors with tattoo artists so they can get healing tattoos over their mastectomy scars is soon to happen! It will be October 10th, 2014 and will be at Twilight Tattoo here in Minneapolis, Minnesota we have six survivors and six tattoo artists. Everyone who participates … Read more