Posts by Nick Giallourakis

Brother and Advocate

Nick is the Executive Director of the Steven G AYA Cancer Research Fund and President/Co-Founder of Elephants and Tea. The Steven G. AYA Cancer Research Funds’ mission is to support the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer community in wellness, education and research.

September 2020 Magazine: The Wellness and Mindfulness Issue

by Nick Giallourakis September 2, 2020

When we put together our editorial calendar at the end of 2019 for 2020, I never imagined how significantly important our decision was to make the September magazine the “wellness and mindfulness” issue.

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One on One Support

by Nick Giallourakis August 21, 2020

We are excited to be able to partner with Imerman Angels as we continue to help people across the AYA cancer community know they are not alone in facing cancer by providing one to one support.

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #10

by Nick Giallourakis July 14, 2020

In our last episode of our inaugural season we decided to keep it close in the family and bring on Momma G aka Angie aka our Mom! Angie talks about why she started The Steven G. AYA Cancer Research Fund and Elephants and Tea.

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #9

by Nick Giallourakis July 7, 2020

We had the privilege of being joined by Hailey Johnston on this episode of Spilling Tea with the G’s! Hailey is a survivor and started her new support group for the LGBTQ+ community called Escape!

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #8

by Nick Giallourakis June 30, 2020

We are back! After a two week break we had the honor of interviewing Alexa Jett and Megan-Claire Chase! We got into A LOT of Elephants in the Room and dove into the scary world of social media and cancer.

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #7

by Nick Giallourakis June 9, 2020

Andrea Schwartz and Kayla Fulginiti from Dear Jack Foundation join Spilling Tea with the G’s! We talk about why Andrea and Kayla love working in the YA cancer community and what Dear Jack Foundation is working on this year.

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #6

by Nick Giallourakis June 3, 2020

David and Scott Victorson joined Steve and Nick for the 6th installment of Spilling Tea with the G’s! We learn more about the history of True North Treks, an amazing outdoor adventure organization for young adults and their loved ones dealing with cancer.

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #5

by Nick Giallourakis May 26, 2020

The CEO of Stupid Cancer, Alison Silberman, joined the G’s for another spilling tea session! We talked about Virtual CancerCon, what Stupid Cancer is doing for the cancer community during COVID-19 and more! Steve reflects on the different CancerCons that he has attended and how important they have been for him in building new relationships in the cancer community!

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #4

by Nick Giallourakis May 19, 2020

Survivor and founder of the Young Adult Survivors United Stephanie Scoletti joins the G’s! Stephanie talks about her journey with cancer, her new (and amazing) nonprofit YASU and we go deep on some “elephants in the room”. Even though Stephanie is a “Steelers” fan, we still love her!

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Spilling Tea with the G’s – Episode #3

by Nick Giallourakis May 12, 2020

The Ferro brothers from Epic Experience join the G’s to talk about the sibling effect and relationship during and after an AYA’s cancer treatment. Both Steve and Mike are survivors while Nick and Colin now both run nonprofit companies for cancer patients. A lot of brotherly love in this third installment of Spilling Tea with the G’s!

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