Trained helpline volunteers, who are survivors themselves, offer emotional support to women as they go through treatment. Every year, SHARE’s Helplines live coverage provide immediate help to thousands of callers who need to talk to someone who has been there. SHARE offers not only hope and guidance, but also opportunities for women to make connections with others facing similar challenges.
From the SHARE website:
“We help them face their feelings and fears, communicate effectively with their doctors, and make informed decisions about their health, all at no charge. We also offer services to friends, family members, and caregivers who, along with their loved ones, share in the impact that a diagnosis of cancer can make on their lives.”
All services are free of charge. SHARE provides telephone support, support groups, educational programs, and advocacy activities. Call toll-free to talk to someone about breast or ovarian cancer -- in English, Spanish, and 10 other languages.
TOLL-FREE HELPLINE: 844-ASK-SHARE (844-275-7427)
Find out more at http://www.sharecancersupport.org/share-new/?
The students took part in a one-mile walk/run and collected pledges totaling $852.39! The Maine Breast Cancer Coalition volunteers who accepted the check were so impressed with these young people who raised such a big donation for our Support Service Fund. Read more here.
The conference continues to provide cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals and interested community members about information and resources. It is also is a day of healing, hope, health and inspiration for all.
The conference will run from 9 a.m.–3:15 p.m., with registration beginning at 8. Lunch is available at no charge to all participants and there will also be door prizes. There will be representatives from health care and social service organizations.
For more information or to register, contact the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center at 664-0339 or email@example.com.
In addition to a fantastic buffet lunch, guests will enjoy fabulous door prizes and amazing guest speakers. They will leave the event empowered and equipped with information on how to do more for the breast cancer cause than buy pink ribbon products. Attendees will also leave the event prepared to “Think BEYOND Pink” all throughout the year with great breast health resources and information.
To register or for more information, please call or email Bethany Zell, Pink Aroostook Director, by Wednesday, October 25, at 498.1361 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All of us at MBCC are so grateful for the Eagles Club members' hard work in raising
funds for our organization!
Photo left to right: Ro LeGasse, Support Service Fund program assistant; Carol Beagan, MBCC treasurer and SSF committee member; Deidra Harvey, chairperson for MBCC for RFOE, her mother Janet Magoon, member of RFOE, and her father, David Magoon, RFOE Trustee.