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CancerCare Celebrates Hope and Healing at the 11th Annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp

June 26, 2019
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On the second weekend of June, CancerCare hosted the 11th annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp, a free retreat for families and children coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer. For this year’s butterfly themed camp, 27 families spent the weekend at Memorytown USA in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania. Families came to the camp from the tri-state area, as well as Virginia, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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CancerCare’s Winter Warmth Program

February 2, 2019
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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.

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CancerCare’s New Jersey Office Celebrates the Holidays With their Annual Client Party

December 27, 2018
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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.

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Winter Wonderland Holiday Party 2018

December 18, 2018
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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.

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CancerCare’s Back-to-School Program Continues to Support Families Affected by Cancer

September 29, 2018
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For the third year in a row, CancerCare helped families through our Back-to-School Program. One mother shares: “Jaeden was so happy when he received his new backpack. It’s fashionable and resistant to the weight he will be carrying this school year. Thank you so much-this program has helped med a lot by cutting down on the back-to-school bill!”

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Celebrating a Decade of Hope and Healing at the 10th Annual Healing Hearts Bereavement Camp

June 28, 2018
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On the second weekend of June, CancerCare hosted the 10th annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp, a free retreat for families and children coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer. For this year’s camp, 27 families spent the weekend at the Malibu Dude Ranch in Milford, PA, at an ocean-themed retreat. Families came to the camp from the tri-state area, as well as Virginia, Delaware, North Carolina and Massachusetts.

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Caring For a Child With Cancer

May 23, 2018
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Today’s guest blog post comes from CancerCare Social Worker, Lauren Chatalian, LMSW. As a member of CancerCare for Kids Team, Lauren shares her experience helping families care for a child with cancer.

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Helping Kids Discover Their Super Powers When a Family Member Has Cancer

March 26, 2018
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On Tuesday, March 6th, CancerCare’s New Jersey office, in partnership with The Valley Hospital, hosted a fun-filled Super Hero Workshop for families affected by cancer.

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CancerCare Social Workers Discuss Their Work with Children and Teens

March 19, 2018
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“Our role is to provide a safe space for children and teens to talk about their feelings and teach them coping strategies that might help during this difficult time”

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Phi Beta Kappa Association of New York Donates Gifts for Children and Teens Affected by Cancer

December 20, 2017
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CancerCare wishes to extend our warmest thanks to the Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Association of New York! The national academic honor society recently donated funds and gifts to CancerCare clients at its 2017 Holiday Party & Toy Drive.

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