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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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Winter Solstice Celebration 2020

December 9, 2020

Winter Solstice Celebration Join the FCT community from 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm on Wednesday, December 16th for music, spoken word, and poetry. Together we will celebrate our coming through darkness into light and hope. There is no charge for this wonderful event, but you do need to register by emailing The deadline for registration is…

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COVID-19 Bereavement Group

December 1, 2020

An Organization Transformed December 2020 marks nine months since Facing Cancer Together transformed into an online organization and began expanding outreach throughout Massachusetts, in particular, to communities of color. In Autumn 2020 we broadened our mission in response to the devastation caused by COVID-19 by creating a bereavement group for individuals who have lost loved…

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Thanksgiving 2020

November 25, 2020

Giving Thanks, Looking Forward All of us at Facing Cancer Together would like to wish you a safe, healthy, and restful Thanksgiving. While many of us cannot be with our loved ones due to COVID-19, please know that there is light and hope on the horizonWe invite you to take a moment to reflect on…

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Art and Veterans Day

November 11, 2020

November 18th @7pm Book Talk We have a few spaces left for our upcoming online book talk with author and FCT clinician, Claire Willis. The talk is open to all members of the FCT community. Contact Isabel Pinto-Pro at to reserve your spot. Opening to Grief: Finding Your Way from Loss to Peace is an invitation…

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On Grief and Gratitude

October 8, 2020

Greetings FCT community, Much has transpired at FCT (and in the world!) since my last note to you. Back in May 2020 the board of directors and I committed to remaining an online cancer resource for the entire state of Massachusetts. We made a specific commitment to reaching out to communities of color and more…

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Facing Cancer Together Online

July 7, 2020

Dear FCT community members, I would like to express my gratitude and deep appreciation to each one of you for your support during Facing Cancer Together’s transformation into an online community. I realize that for many of us, having to forgo in-person events like our 5K walk/run was disappointing and at some level, a loss…

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