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Arm Candy is a beautiful way to show your support for the "Patrick Dempsey Cancer Center for Hope and Healing".

It's a silk bracelet created by Katy Hogshire Romano.

Encouraged by her friend Joe Foster, Katy began raising funds for this great cause.

After struggling to come up with ideas on how to raise more funds, Arm Candy was born!

Katy was inspired by a Tibetan Prayer bracelet she had gotten years ago on a buying trip overseas while working in fashion in NYC.

She wanted Arm Candy to have both feminine and masculine style elements so that both men and women could enjoy wearing them.

She added steel and brass hexnuts to symbolize Patrick’s love of racing and cycling.

Katy was diagnosed with colon cancer in April, 2013.

Ironically, each of the five years prior to being diagnosed, Katy participated in the Dempsey Challenge run, walk and cycle fundraiser.

This just strenghtened her effort.

Honor those who you have lost or those who are currently living with cancer and give your arm a little spice! 

Every euro (dollar) donated goes directly to the PDCC!

Special thanks you to our partners !


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