Become the Face of Mission Strength!

Amoena and the Young Survival Coalition Present Mission Strength -- a Chance to be an Ambassador for Breast Cancer Survivors

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| Source: Amoena USA Corporation

ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amoena, the world's leading breast care brand, understands that surviving breast cancer takes everything you've got -- determination, courage and a whole lot of attitude! So Amoena is joining with the Young Survival Coalition (YSC) to bring you an inspirational contest and nationwide search for the next Amoena Ambassador.

For more than 35 years Amoena has partnered with women during their battle to fight breast cancer, recognizing that the battle becomes a woman's Mission and she has no choice but to accept it. YSC works with women to find their inner strength and draw upon it to succeed. In recognition of every breast cancer survivor's strength and YSC's endless support in helping women tackle breast cancer, Amoena is organizing Mission Strength. We know that you deserve a medal -- or at least the chance to be an Amoena Ambassador, enjoy a spa day getaway, and support other women.

If you're a difference-maker, a charge-leader, an activist, or a trend-setter (or if you know one) tell us your story. Visit Amoena US online at: http://www.amoena.us/Mission-Strength and tell us how you have redefined strength and beauty after your breast cancer journey. Or you may enter by emailing us at info@amoena.com  with "MISSION: STRENGTH" in your subject line. Enter by the deadline, March 14, 2014, and include a recent photo of yourself. Winners will be announced on April 1, 2014.* And get ready to win!    

The Grand Prize includes: Three $10,000 donations to YSC by Amoena made on behalf of each of the three winners. This funding will help hundreds of young women diagnosed with breast cancer feel supported, informed and empowered. In addition each of the three AMOENA AMBASSADORS will receive: 

  • A one year's supply of beautiful Amoena lingerie – bra and panty sets, camisoles and flirty pieces to ensure you feel pretty.*
  • A spa-day getaway to relax and unwind.*
  • A makeover and photo shoot in Amoena's newest clothing lines -- such as Active, Night and Leisure wear -- and the opportunity to be featured in Amoena's magazine and other publications.*

All approved entries will appear on the Amoena website to showcase your inspirational lives and share them with others – a celebration of strength and beauty.

Jenna Glazer, Director of Development for YSC and Breast Cancer Survivor, said, "Young Survival Coalition is thrilled to partner with Amoena on its Mission Strength Ambassador contest. Young women with breast cancer display incredible strength and courage every day and we are honored to work with Amoena to help them share their stories and inspire others."

About The Young Survival Coalition

The Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful. YSC works with its members to advocate for more studies about young women and breast cancer; educate young women about the importance of breast self-awareness and knowledge; and serve as a community of support for young women with breast cancer. Learn more about YSC at www.youngsurvival.org .

About Amoena

For more than 35 years Amoena has been innovating comfortable pocketed lingerie, swimsuits and active wear for breast cancer survivors. Amoena is the world leader in breast care featuring patented and innovative breast forms and symmetry products that are designed to meet a full range of needs from mastectomy, to lumpectomy, to reconstructive surgery. The Company combines cutting edge technology with the best in performance fabrics such as Supplex, Naturexx and Xtra Life Lycra, to provide a total comfort experience with exceptional style. Amoena also offers fashion merchandise that includes specialty lingerie, swimwear, leisurewear and accessories.

Amoena's U.S. headquarters is in Kennesaw, GA (suburban Atlanta). Its worldwide headquarters is in Raubling, Germany. The Company has 18 subsidiaries and over 40 distributors in more than 70 countries. In the U.S., Amoena's products are readily available at boutiques and large retailers where Amoena-trained sales associates will assist customers, assuring the perfect fit. Amoena may also be purchased at hospitals and clinics, or via mail order. 

Amoena supports a vibrant community for breast cancer survivors with its magazine Amoena Life that is distributed free to women who have had breast surgery. The magazine has a regular readership of more than 400,000 people in ten countries. Amoena also maintains an informational website: www.TheBreastCareSite.com, as well as blogs and information exchange on its site www.amoena.us. For more information about Amoena visit:  www.amoena.us.

* No purchase necessary to enter or win. The contest is void where prohibited. Please see the official contest rules at: http://www.amoena.us/About-Amoena/News/US/Contests.

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