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Sandra Lee          

Emmy Award-Winning Television Chef & Lifestyle Expert; Breast Cancer Survivor & Activist

Sandra Lee is a Gracie and multiple Emmy® Award-Winning advocate, activist, philanthropist and an internationally acclaimed home life expert. She is a best selling author of 27 books and the Editor in Chief of Sandra Lee Magazine and Sandralee.com. During her inspiring career, she created/hosted numerous highly-rated television programs broadcast on ABC, NBC, FOX, Food Network, HGTV, Discovery Family, and Cooking Channels with airings in 63 countries worldwide.

For decades, Sandra has worked on causes close to her heart and been recognized with the President’s Volunteer Service Award, the Eleanor Roosevelt Medal of Honor, the Albert Einstein Award of Excellence and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. In 2000, Sandra was one of three founding Board Members of UNICEF®’s Los Angeles chapter and was given UNICEF’s Special Appointment of Nutrition Emissary in 2015. Sandra’s primary focus is on the issues of hunger, poverty and homelessness; which are at crisis levels in the United States. For a decade, she served as the national spokesperson for the No Kid Hungry campaign and is a dedicated family member to God’s Love We Deliver/Project Angel Food and the Elton John’s AIDS Foundation.

In spring of 2015, Sandra was diagnosed with early stage cancer and publicly documented her story. While going through the decision making process to undergo aggressive treatment and the subsequent extensive complications, Sandra decided to allow unrestricted filming access. Her journey can be seen in the HBO documentary short RX: EARLY DETECTION A CANCER JOURNEY WITH SANDRA LEE. This decision was inspired by her obligation to educate others in taking an active role in their own health care, to provide caregivers with insight and tools for day to day patient care and medical advocacy, while also influencing lawmakers to pass legislation that provide no-cost insurance coverage and increased hours for screening accessibility

Sandra’s open, uncensored communications has been acknowledged with several prestigious honors including Capitol Hill’s Congressional Families Excellence in Cancer Awareness Award, City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Award, and The Creative Coalition’s Television Industry Advocacy Award.

Sandra’s primary focus is on the issues of hunger, poverty and homelessness; which are at crisis levels in the United States. She is the national spokesperson for Share our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign and the anchor of their largest annual fundraiser, The Great American Bake Sale – two groundbreaking programs focused on ending childhood hunger in America.

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Food celeb Sandra Lee reveals cancer battle

On March 27, lifestyle guru and TV chef Sandra Lee got the call from her doctor with those two horrible words — breast cancer. Lee, 48, whose partner is New ...

TV Guide Adds Sandra Lee as Columnist

TV Guide Magazine has hired Sandra Lee as a columnist.

BBVA Compass adds lifestyle expert Sandra Lee as brand ambassador

Lee — a successful entrepreneur, host of numerous highly rated television programs and author of 27 books — expands BBVA Compass' roster of brand ambassadors, which also includes Becky Hammon, the first full-time female coach in the NBA, and NBA All-Stars Kevin Durant and James Harden, among others. She will lend her considerable talents and appeal to #BrightFutures, which is designed to give everyone the bank reaches a roadmap to a brighter future.

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