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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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CancerCare’s Back-to-School Program Supports Families Coping with Cancer

August 28, 2017
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The CancerCare for Kids Back-to-School program provided backpacks filled with school supplies to over 100 children and teens coping with a cancer diagnosis in the family.

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Making Friends and Making Meaning at CancerCare’s Ninth Healing Hearts Camp

July 12, 2017
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CancerCare’s annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp is a free retreat for families with children or teens who are coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer.

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CancerCare for Kids Hosts 2017 Spring Kickoff

April 12, 2017
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A free martial arts class for families affected by cancer helps kids and parents build confidence and coping skills.

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CancerCare Launches Pilot Winter Warmth Program

January 4, 2017
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CancerCare’s winter warmth pilot program provided hats, scarves, gloves and other winter essentials to children and teens affected by cancer.

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