As fall approaches, children, teens and their families prepare for the upcoming school year. Getting new school supplies is on many families’ minds and can be especially difficult for families coping with cancer.
Families who recently lost a loved one to cancer came together at Memorytown USA in Mount Pocono, PA for CancerCare’s free annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp this July.
Young Professionals Committee Celebrates Its 6th Annual Fundraising Event To Support Young Adults Impacted By Cancer
On June 8, 2023, CancerCare’s Young Professionals Committee (YPC) celebrated its 6th annual fundraising event at the Michael Kors Building in SoHo, Manhattan.
CancerCare for Kids’ Back-to-School Program, now in its seventh year, continues to provide brand new backpacks full of school supplies to children and teens in pre-K through 12th grade, throughout Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.
Earlier this month marked a special weekend for families who have recently lost a loved one to cancer, as they joined together at Memorytown USA, in Mount Pocono, PA, for CancerCare’s annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp.
CancerCare’s Young Professionals Committee’s 5th Annual Fundraising Event Raises Over $7,500 To Support Young Adults Impacted by Cancer
June 16 marked CancerCare’s Young Professionals Committee’s (YPC) 5th annual fundraising event.
CancerCare for Kids' offers year-round, free support services for children impacted by cancer: those living with cancer, have a loved one with cancer or have experienced the loss of a loved one to cancer. In 2020, CancerCare for Kids offered a variety of holiday programs including the Winter Warmth Program, the Winter Wonderland Gift Program and the Holiday Gift Card Program.
CancerCare’s Back-to-School Program Continues to Support Families Affected by Cancer During COVID-19
For the fifth year in a row, the CancerCare for Kids Back-to-School Program provided new backpacks full of school supplies to 150 children and teens in the tristate area. These free back-to-school packages include items such as a backpack, notebooks, folders, pencil cases, markers, crayons and/or colored pencils and additional age-appropriate supplies.
CancerCare’s Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp is an annual highlight for our clients, their families and our staff. As the spring progressed, it became clear that gathering at Memorytown USA in Mount Pocono, PA, would not be possible due to the risk of COVID-19. Undeterred, we kept in touch with our campers over the summer and held a virtual activity earlier this month to help them connect with other families and honor their loved ones.
On June 20th, CancerCare‘s Young Professionals Committee held their second annual fundraising event. The event was held at The Michael Kors Building in Soho and was attended by over 100 industry leaders under 40 years old from the greater New York City area.