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Meet the Ellie Fund

May 7, 2021

Meet the Ellie Fund The Ellie Fund provides assistance to breast cancer patients residing in and/or receiving treatment in Massachusetts. Through their Healing Together Patient and Family Care Program and Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Program, the Ellie Fund offers critical support services free of charge to help relieve a breast cancer patient’s burden while in treatment. Services…

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Upcoming Events: Video Lecture Series, Virtual Weekend Retreat, Summer Camp

April 22, 2021

Survivor Journeys Video Lecture Series: Cancer Survivorship 101 Based in western Massachusetts, Survivor Journeys provides social, emotional, and educational support services to cancer survivors, their families, and caregivers. We invite you to explore Cancer Survivorship 101, a monthly video lecture series from Survivor Journeys, designed to educate the community about factors that play a role before, during, and after…

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Legacy Writing Workshop Series

April 8, 2021

Legacy Writing Workshop Series Creating a Legacy from Everyday Life April 21, 28, May 54:00 – 5:30 pm on Zoom Please join us for this special three-session legacy writing workshop series hosted by Claire Willis, LICSW. For more information, please see here. Support Facing Cancer Together We rely on your support to sustain our programs

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Livestrong Online with the YMCA

March 31, 2021

YMCA Virtual Livestrong Program This spring, the YMCA will be offering a Zoom-based Livestrong program for cancer survivors! This 10-week program will begin on April 26, 2021 and is open to YMCA members and nonmembers, free of charge. Please see here for more details. Support Facing Cancer Together We rely on your support to sustain our programs

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Together Against Cancer Workshop & Camp Kesem

March 26, 2021

Workshop for Couples Facing Cancer 4 four-hour sessionsApril 24, 25, May 1, 2, 2021* 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm on Zoom Join Wanda Garner, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, for a four-session workshop for couples facing a cancer diagnosis. For information and registration, see here. * Please note that the time indicated on the flyer is in…

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Yoga Class for People with Cancer

March 1, 2021

Yoga Class for People with Cancer March 17th, 24th, and 31st @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Zoom Thanks to funding from Boston Cancer Support’s Randi Friedman Wellness Program, Facing Cancer Together is able to offer Yoga instruction led by Claire Willis, LICSW. Claire will demonstrate and explain gentle Yoga poses and moves that can easily…

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Invitation to FCT’s Storytelling Showcase

February 24, 2021

You’re invited to Story Night at Facing Cancer Together!Thursday March 4, 2021 @ 7 pm – 8 pm We’re nearing the end of our four-week ‘Intro to Storytelling’ journey — Please join us for a celebratory, inspiring gathering of people sharing themselves via this art form – true, personal stories told live. An adult recital if you…

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New Class: Intro to Storytelling

January 28, 2021

Intro to storytelling facilitated by Linda Grosser & Claire Willis There are times when we all want to share stories, whether at the dinner table, a job interview, or a social/work gathering. Why not learn how to make your stories more memorable and engaging? No experience necessary! In this 4-week program about the art of storytelling, we…

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January 30th Fitness Class

January 26, 2021

Too cold outside for exercise… Looking for a fun workout in the comfort of your home? Join fitness professionals Samantha Rinaldi and Linda McDonald in a super fun, virtual fitness event on Saturday, January 30th, at 10am. Linda and Sam have planned a fun 45 minute event great for all levels and ages that includes low…

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MLK & Network of Mutuality

January 18, 2021

Our Network of Mutuality As we begin a historic week in which we will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and begin the Biden-Harris chapter of American history, I’d like to invite our community of hope to pause and reflect on the recent assault on our democracy. As frightening and disturbing as the…

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