3.26.19 | Happily Ever After Cancer Tea

Breast Cancer Survivor Support Group Sends Arizona women on healing vacations to celebrate life after fighting cancer

March 26, 2019

Phoenix, AZ:  Recipients from the greater Phoenix area will be heading to Avery Lane Consignment located in Scottsdale, AZ for the 5th Annual Happily Ever After Cancer Tea on March 31, 2019,

The high tea will be catered by – Put A Fork In It Catering – Phoenix, AZ is known for serving exceptional organic and local foods in a fun and creative way. The lunch will be enhanced with an elegant Zonin Prosecco. Zonin Wines has been a dedicated sponsor of SMOV for nine years and has contributed to sending over 25 survivors on vacation.

The afternoon would not be complete without sipping a delicious cup of Earl Grey or Meditation tea donated by The Tea Spot. Owned and operated by a cancer survivor, the Tea Spot generously donates 10% of all sales in-kind to cancer survivors and wellness programs.

This exclusive event is nearly sold out thanks to the social media influencer, Julie Xander- Lifestyle Jules. Julie committed her support with SMOV last year and has been a strong advocate in supporting women’s wellness.

Many local breast cancer survivors will be packing their bags from the proceeds of the tea, knowing that they will be flying off to Italy, Bali, Mexico, Thailand, and other exciting destinations to attend a healing vacation on behalf of Send Me On Vacation.





The Tea Spot Inc. is a leading producer of handcrafted whole leaf teas and creator of Steepware®—the housewares tools that make loose tea easy. Its vision to modernize the loose leaf tea experience has held steadfast since the for-profit philanthropic company was founded by Maria Uspenski in 2004, a cancer survivor drawn to the health benefits of leaf tea during her recovery. Her message is simple and powerful: Tea in its freshest form renders premium flavor, unmatched health benefits, and is eco-friendly. The company’s model of social entrepreneurship incorporates its mission to foster health and wellness through loose leaf tea with its 10% Pledge. Ten percent of every sale made is donated in-kind to cancer and community wellness programs. The Tea Spot is a Boulder, Colorado-based woman owned and operated business..


Since 1821 the Zonin family, seven generations of winemakers in Northern Italy, has owned and operated Casa Vinicola Zonin. The Zonin family’s portfolio includes nine wineries located in seven of the most renowned wine regions in Italy.

Every wine made by the Zonin Family is inspired by the philosophy of preserving the local winemaking traditions, land and culture of their respective Regions. Zonin Wines have supported Send Me On Vacation for over 6 years.

About Send Me On Vacation

Launched in 2010, has championed the mission of sending breast cancer survivors on group vacations following treatment to address the emotional effects of surviving the fight. Founder, Cathy Backus believes that this experience is a critical component in creating the opportunity to heal the soul of the survivor. When the physical battle has subsided, the emotional battle begins.” Until a cure is found, understanding “why me” will continue to create anxiety and fear and Send Me On Vacations mission is to manage those and other adverse effects and change the way.

For more information contact kim@sendmeonvacation.org