“CancerCare is one of the few organizations that focus on patients and families WITH cancer,” shared Kay, a CancerCare client.
CancerCare celebrates 75 Years of Help and Hope! This is part I of our “If it matters to you, it matters to us” blog series that aims to exemplify CancerCare’s commitment to serve people with cancer and to celebrate a legacy of comprehensive care for people living with cancer.
The CancerCare for Kids Winter Warmth program is now in its third year! In December 2018, CancerCare for Kids sent out 155 winter warmth packages to children and teens affected by cancer. This program currently assists families living in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. This year, the package contained: socks, gloves, a fleece blanket, scarves, pocket tissues, hand warmers and hats generously donated by Love Your Melon.
CancerCare celebrates its 75th anniversary by revealing a new campaign “If It Matters To You, It Matters To Us.” The campaign declares CancerCare’s commitment to holistic, patient-centered support services, and celebrates a legacy of comprehensive care for people living with cancer.
On December 13, CancerCare’s New Jersey Office, in partnership with Eisai Inc., hosted its 7th Annual Holiday Party. The party was open to all of CancerCare’s clients, including families, adults and caregivers affected by cancer. Eisai Inc. graciously hosted 200+ children, adults and staff members in their office space in the Woodcliff Lakes, New Jersey.
Our story started 35 years ago when my family and I decided that we want to “go big” with holiday lights since we had the room and property to make this happen. First, we started with a few thousand lights, some plastic figurines and other holiday items. As time went on, the display grew and grew.
For the third year, CancerCare, in partnership with Flatiron Health, hosted a fun-filled Winter Wonderland Holiday Party. The party was open to all of CancerCare’s clients, including families, adults and caregivers affected by cancer. Flatiron Health graciously hosted 120+ children, adults and staff members in their office space in the Soho neighborhood of New York City.
The Phi Beta Kappa New York Association Holiday Celebration and Toy Drive Donates Gifts to Families Affected by Cancer
CancerCare wishes to extend our warmest thanks to the Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) New York Association during this holiday season! The national academic honor society recently donated funds and gifts to CancerCare clients, as part of its 2018 Holiday Celebration & Toy Drive.
As the year comes to a close, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on all we’ve accomplished throughout the year to help people affected by cancer. Looking back on 2018, here are just a few highlights: