Thank You! 2017 Benefit Was a Success!

Before I get to my Thank Yous, I always like to say a few words. My name is Ida Goeckel and y’all know I am a two-time breast cancer survivor. I was diagnosed in 2003, and then again in 2012. I had surgeries and radiation both times and I consider myself evenly...
Interview: You Can! with Suzanne Perry

Interview: You Can! with Suzanne Perry

You Can! with Ida Goeckel: Breast cancer survivor, Female Musicians Fighting Breast Cancer founder Meet Ms Ida Goeckel, a bassist, writer, and breast cancer survivor. Hear Ida’s story and what she’s doing to help others through her annual benefit, Female...

Nearly $3,400 Raised in 2016! Thank You Again!

MY NAME IS IDA GOECKEL AND Y’ALL KNOW I AM A TWO TIME BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR. THAT’S OLD NEWS. INITIALLY DIAGNOSED IN 2003, AND THEN AGAIN IN 2012, ROSWELL PARK CANCER INSTITUTE’S BREAST CARE CLINIC AND RADIOLOGY STAFF PROVIDED ME A SECOND OPINION AND CHANCE THAT LED...

Thank You! 2015 Was Our Best Year Ever – $4,382 Raised!

Wow!!! What stellar year for the FMFBC benefit!!! Amazing venue, amazing musicians and poets, amazing audience and supporters, amazing volunteers, and as one friend put it, an amazing day of positive energy!! You all should be very proud of whatever part you played in...
Thank You for $2,442 Raised in 2014

Thank You for $2,442 Raised in 2014

My name is Ida Goeckel and when i’m not falling off my bicycle and breaking my arm or getting into a car accident, I am a two-time breast cancer survivor. Initially diagnosed in 2003, Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s Breast Care Clinic and Radiology staff provided me a...
Thank You – $3,111 Raised!

Thank You – $3,111 Raised!

MY NAME IS IDA GOECKEL AND I AM A TWO TIME BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR. INITIALLY IN 2003, ROSWELL PARK CANCER INSTITUTE’S BREAST CARE CLINIC AND RADIOLOGY STAFF PROVIDED ME WITH CARING, COMPASSION TREATMENT THAT GAVE ME HOPE FOR A NEW FUTURE. IN AN EFFORT TO SHOW MY...
$3,923 Raised in 2012! Thank You!

$3,923 Raised in 2012! Thank You!

THANK YOU ALL! IT HAS BEEN MY DISTINCT HONOR TO HAVE FOUNDED THIS BENEFIT AND I PROMISE YOU MY EFFORTS WILL NEVER STOP AS LONG AS THERE ARE BREAST CANCER PATIENTS AND SURVIVORS WHO RELY ON ROSWELL PARK’S BREAST CARE CLINIC TO THOROUGHLY TREAT AND MONITOR THEIR BREAST...
2011 & 2012 Interviews: Ida on ThinkTwiceRadio.com

2011 & 2012 Interviews: Ida on ThinkTwiceRadio.com

You can listen to Ida tell her inspiring, informative, and sometimes humorous, story in her interviews with Suzanne Perry on Think Twice Radio below: 2012 Interview:   2012 - Think Twice Radio 2011 Interview:   2011 - Think Twice...