On November 5, 2023, more than 200 individuals gathered at the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course in Woodbury, NY, for CancerCare’s 20th Lung Cancer Walk for Hope.
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 is proud to recognize our staff who will be presenting at upcoming conferences and to announce that CancerCare’s Director of Specialized Programs, Marissa Fors, LCSW, OSW-C, C-ASWCM, CCM, is this year’s recipient of the Social Worker of the Year award by the National Association of Social Workers' New York State chapter!
We are proud of our team of incredible oncology social workers who offer CancerCare clients help and hope, as they cope with the emotional and practical challenges of cancer.
For the last seven years, CancerCare for Kids has provided warmth for families throughout the cold tri-state winters. In December, CancerCare’s social work and facilities teams wrapped up the holiday season, putting together packages of winter accessories, including blankets, gloves, hats and scarves, to send to 130 children and teenagers whose families have been affected by cancer.
2022 marked the return to in-person events after a pandemic pause and with it, some exciting new developments for CancerCare. As the world began to open up, we gradually brought back some of our in-person support groups and community programs, when safe to do so, thanks to our master’s-prepared oncology social workers.
CancerCare’s 19th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope Raises Over $95,000 To Support Individuals Impacted by Lung Cancer
CancerCare’s 19th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope took place on November 6, 2022. More than 200 people participated in the 5K walk to honor the memory of loved ones lost to lung cancer, celebrate survivors and support those who are currently facing a lung cancer diagnosis.
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.