The Crawford Crew

To end HPV-related cancers

aka TCC   |   Westerville, OH   |  www.thecrawfordcrew.org

Mission

To end HPV-related cancers.

Ruling year info

2014

Founder & Executive Director

Diane Crawford

Main address

7385 North State Street Route 3 PMB #148

Westerville, OH 43082 USA

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EIN

46-1211526

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (P12)

Cancer (G30)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (P12)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

According to the CDC about 44,000 human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers occur in the United States each year: about 25,000 among women, & about 19,000 among men. Cervical cancer is the most common HPV-associated cancer among women, & oropharyngeal cancers (cancers of the back of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils) are the most common among men. HPV is linked to & can cause 6 types of cancer. It causes nearly all cervical cancers & many cancers of the vagina, vulva, penis, anus, rectum, & oropharynx. Education is critical & saves lives. HPV is the #1 sexually transmitted infection. Vaccines protect against the types of HPV that most often cause the 6 types of cancer as well as types of HPV that cause most genital warts. Cervical cancer also can be prevented or found early through regular Pap tests and HPV screenings & follow-up treatment. We are working to address the need to end HPV-related cancers and to save families.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Impact & Support of Cervical and Other HPV-related cancers

We are proud to partner with many groups that share our vision. Some of these organizations are (but not limited to): Appalachia Community Cancer Network, Hope Hollow, OSUCCC- James, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, and Otterbein University Health & Sport Science Department. If your organization would like to partner with us we’d like to hear from you!

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adolescents

This event encourages guests to raise their voices and have fun playing tennis, learning about cancer prevention and increasing awareness of HPV-related cancers. We offer the exercise in the afternoon followed by dinner, drinks, an auction, and a guest speaker who focuses on our mission.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Families

This end of summer fundraiser is a perfect way for TCC's student interns and junior ambassadors to show off their hard work. It's a 5k route in a scenic park in Genoa Township in Westerville, OH. Families, dogs, strollers all are welcome to participate and join us in raising awareness of HPV-related cancers. ( the event name is meant to recognize the fact that there are multiple cancers caused by HPV and therefore, there are multiple colors used to raise awareness of the cancers; one for each of the 6 cancer types. Strength is an outcome of pulling everyone together to speak out about the 6 cancers that are preventable. Strength in numbers, strength in working together as a community to end cancer!

Population(s) Served

This is our annual signature awareness event held in January. Volunteers tie teal ribbons around posts & trees in recognition of Jan. being cervical health awareness month. It is a great opportunity to teach and show children the importance of being a volunteer and a philanthropist too. We encourage others to get involved and to wear teal in January, tie ribbons with us or in their own neighborhoods, school campuses, & towns. We ask for donations and for others to hold a fundraiser of their own with TCC as the benefiting charity.

Population(s) Served
Families
Adults
Parents
Social and economic status
Sexual identity
Families
Adults
Parents
Social and economic status
Sexual identity

Where we work

Accreditations

BBB Accredited Charity 2021

Affiliations & memberships

Westerville Chamber of Commerce Member 2022

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Dollars donated to support advocacy efforts

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Economically disadvantaged people, People with diseases and illnesses, Young adults, Adolescents, LGBTQ people

Related Program

Impact & Support of Cervical and Other HPV-related cancers

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

The organization changed from a calendar year in 2018 to a fiscal year beg. 7/01/2019, so not comparable in 2019. The 2020 amount includes the stub period from 1/1/2019-6/30/2019. (7/01/2019-6/30/20)

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Our goal is to end HPV-related cancers through education, outreach, patient support and research. Cancer screening, vaccination, education and living a healthy live style are all cancer prevention. Cervical Cancer is almost 100% caused by HPV. The the other cancers that can be caused by HPV are head and neck, anal, penile, vulvar and vaginal.

Education is Cancer Prevention and is key to our success.

Our strategies are to create and spread awareness through events and education, to support patients and research with the funds we raise, and to engage adolescents, young adults, adults, and guardians in our mission. The more we educate and support our communities the sooner we will end HPV-related cancers. These efforts in turn will ensure communities are healthier and staying well in regard to HPV and cancers caused by the number one transmitted infection.

Annual Events/Fundraisers:
Raise A Racket
5K
Paint the 'Ville Teal
#GivingTuesday participant
Beneficiary of other businesses and organizations fundraisers

Education:
The Ohio Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Summit
Tabling on college campuses during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Memberships:
Ohio Partners for Cancer Control (OPCC) -- HPV Vaccination Committee member
Westerville Education Challenge (WEC)
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cervical Task Force Member and NCI Cervical Cancer Patient Advocate
IGCS Advocacy Committee

We have increased attendance by 10% at annual events and raised 22% more in event revenue.

We have increased the number of counties serviced.

We have financially supported gynecological research at The OSUCCC-James by donating annually.

We have financially supported The Ohio State University by establishing an endowment fund.

We have partnered with Helping Hands Free Clinic to provide a Women's Cancer Prevention Screening Program. Our monthly program offers women free female cancer screening exams which include a basic breast exam and counseling with a Nurse Practitioner, as needed.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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The Crawford Crew

Board of directors
as of 4/21/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Kay Knoll

Community Advocate

Term: 2019 - 2023

Kay Knoll

Community Advocate

Jennifer Cooper

Fifth Third Bank

Mark Oldenquist

Multivista

Chris Saylor

CompuDrug

Dana Sherwood

Optum Health

Arturo Sanabria

Avaap

Chandra Panley

Publicis Media

Annette Hoelzer

Franklin University

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 04/21/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/30/2019

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Data
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.