Breast Cancer Support Group Gets a Big Surprise!

Breast Cancer Support Group Gets a Big Surprise!


– THERE IS AN ONCOLOGY NURSE
IN OUR AUDIENCE WHO WATCHES THE SHOW EVERY DAY
WITH HER PATIENTS, AND THEY SENT US AN EMAIL
ASKING FOR TICKETS, SO EARLIER TODAY I SKYPED, AND I SAID,
“GET IN A CAR AND DRIVE HERE.” TAKE A LOOK. [phone ringing] – HI, THIS IS TRACY. – TRACY CLARK? – YES.
TRACY CLARK. – HI, TRACY CLARK. THIS…
– IS THIS ELLEN? – IS ELLEN.
HI. [all squealing] LISTEN… WHAT ARE YOU DOING? – WE’RE ALL IN A ROOM GATHERED, AND WE’RE WAITING TO
TALK TO YOUR PRODUCER. – I KNOW, BUT I CAN SEE YOU.
CAN YOU SEE ME? – NO, WE CAN’T SEE– [all screaming] – HI, EVERYBODY. [screaming] – LISTEN…
[screaming] LISTEN, YOU DON’T HAVE TIME
TO DILLY-DALLY. I’M CALLING YOU FROM THE SHOW
RIGHT NOW, FROM THE SET. THERE’S A CAR
WAITING FOR YOU OUTSIDE. YOU’RE ALL COMING TO THE SHOW
RIGHT NOW. GO GET IN THE CAR.
– WHAT? – IT’S WAITING FOR YOU OUTSIDE. [all cheering] SEE YOU SOON.
BYE. [all cheering] HI, TRACY.
– HELLO. – HI.
– HI, EVERYBODY. – HI, ELLEN!
– HI. HI. SO… SO YOU MADE IT HERE, AND YOU– DID YOU KNOW THAT–THAT
WE WERE GONNA DO THIS AT ALL? – NO, WE HAD NO IDEA.
– NO? WELL, HOW LONG AGO DID YOU START
THIS SUPPORT GROUP? – THE SUPPORT GROUP WAS A LADIES
BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP FOR OVER 20 YEARS, AND THEN I STARTED
AT THE HOSPITAL IN DECEMBER, SO THEN I ASKED THE OTHER LEADER
IF WE COULD MAKE IT A LADIES SUPPORT GROUP
FOR ALL WOMEN WHO HAD CANCER– HAVE BEEN THROUGH TREATMENT–
SO THEY CAN ALL GET TOGETHER. – GOOD FOR YOU.
AND I–AND YOU WATCH THE SHOW? – OH, YEAH.
– ALL OF YOU. – OH, YEAH. – AND I UNDERSTAND YOU WATCH
THE SHOW, AND YOU ALL DANCE AND WATCH THE SHOW. – OH, WE LOVE IT.
all: WHOO! – YES. OH, YEAH.
– GOOD. I… WELL, NOT ONLY DID WE WANT TO
BRING YOU TO THE SHOW, I WANT TO GIVE YOU SOME GIFTS SO
YOU CAN TAKE THEM BACK WITH YOU. – OHH. [all cheering] – ELLEN, YOU SHOULDN’T HAVE. – YAY.
– OH. – SEE? – “I DANCED WITH ELLEN.” – YEAH!
– YOU! YOU ARE THE BEST. – THANK YOU, TRACY. THANK YOU SO MUCH.
– THAT’S AWESOME. – THANK YOU SO MUCH.
– THANK YOU. – WE ALSO–
THANK YOU SO MUCH, TRACY. WE ALSO HAVE THE CEO OF
ULTA BEAUTY, MARY DILLON, HERE TO PRESENT A CHECK. HI, MARY, HOW ARE YOU? – I’M GREAT.
HOW ARE YOU? – I’M FANTASTIC.
YOU HAVE BEEN WONDERFUL. YOU HAVE HELPED US
SUPPORT THIS WHOLE DUNK TANK THE ENTIRE MONTH. – IT’S BEEN A LOT OF FUN. ULTA BEAUTY HAS BEEN THRILLED
TO PARTNER WITH “THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW” FOR
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH. – WELL, THANKS.
– SO WE’VE HAD A LONG HISTORY OF SUPPORT FOR THIS CAUSE. IN FACT, IN OUR STORES
IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, DUE TO THE HARD WORK
OF OUR ASSOCIATES AND OUR–THE GENEROSITY
OF OUR GUESTS, WE RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR BREAST CANCER RESEARCH
FOUNDATION. – RIGHT.
– AND THEY IN TURN FUND AMAZING RESEARCH AROUND THE WORLD
TO FIND A PREVENTION AND CURE FOR BREAST CANCER, SO WE’RE
THRILLED TO BE A PART OF THIS WITH YOU.
THANK YOU. – WELL THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
THANK YOU SO MUCH. – YES. SO… WITHOUT FURTHER ADO, I’D LIKE TO
PRESENT A CHECK TO YOU. – I–
– AND HERE WE GO. THIS IS A CHECK
I’D LIKE TO PRESENT. THIS IS ACTUALLY $1.5 MILLION FOR BREAST CANCER RESEARCH
FOUNDATION. [all cheering] – WOW. – THANK YOU.
– MARY, ABSOLUTELY, THANK YOU. – IT’S STILL OCTOBER,
SO I’D LOVE FOR PEOPLE TO COME TO ULTA BEAUTY STORES
OR VISIT US ONLINE AND SEE HOW YOU CAN BE
PART OF THIS CAUSE, AS WELL. – WELL, WE WANT THEM ALL TO GO
TO ULTA BEAUTY STORES, OF COURSE.
YOU HAVE BEEN AMAZING. THANK YOU SO MUCH, MARY.
– THANK YOU. – BEFORE WE GO, I WANT TO THANK
ULTA BEAUTY AGAIN FOR SPONSORING OUR DUNK TANK
ALL MONTH, AND THEY HAVE HELPED US RAISE
SO MUCH MONEY FOR BREAST CANCER RESEARCH. THEY HAVE BEEN AMAZING, AND
THEY’RE SENDING ALL OF YOU HOME WITH A $150 GIFT CARD,
SO YOU CAN GO… [all cheering]

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