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Successful Outreach at the Hunterspoint 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

SHAREing & CAREing volunteers and staff enjoyed a beautiful late summer day talking with the community at the Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser held in Hunter’s Point South Park on September 30th. Many thanks to all those who came by our table to learn about our cancer support services. We had a fantastic time hanging out [...]

Amazing Support At The 2018 Queens Cancer Walk

Thank you to everyone who came out to show their support at our Fifth Annual Queens Cancer Walk on Saturday, September 15th, 2018. We had a fantastic time at Phil Scooter Rizzuto Park (Smokey Park), walking for loved ones fighting cancer and for loved ones who will always be in our hearts. We are indebted [...]

Our Recent Programs at the Women’s Health Pavilion/NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst

SHAREing & CAREing Program Manager Merryl Reichbach, LCSW recently presented two wellness programs on July 16 and 23 to families receiving prenatal and obstetrical services at the Women’s Pavilion. These presentations are part of an initiative to bring ongoing health education programs and services to families receiving health care at the pavilion. Programs are open [...]

Chair Stretching & Meditation at Elmhurst Branch, Queens Public Library (QPL)

SHAREing & CAREing Program Manager Merryl Reichbach, LCSW presented Chair Stretching, Meditation and General Wellness Part 1 on July 16, 2018. 17 students and 2 ALC staff attended. The students were primarily Beginner and Intermediate English Language Learners. Our chair stretching and meditation program at the Elmhurst Library ALC is very popular and was designed [...]

High School Outreach Program at W.C. Bryant High School

On April 26 and 27, 2018 SHAREing & CAREing conducted Be a Friend to Your Mother outreach programs for students at W.C Bryant High School. The program was presented in 9 separate classes. Over 200 students, faculty and staff attended the program. Trained cancer survivors Emlyne Stinfil and Merci Pinzino both shared their experiences with cancer [...]

Annual Bikers Against Breast Cancer Ride Raises $10,000!

What an amazing show of support for SHAREing & CAREing this weekend! On Sunday, June 3rd, hundreds of local motorcyclists from the New York City Harley Owners Group and surrounding area met at the Harley Davidson of New York City and took to the streets for the 25th Annual Bikers Against Breast Cancer Ride. This [...]

SHAREing & CAREing Friends Come Together For Special Liturgy

On May 4, 2018 a memorial mass was held at Holy Cross Ukrainian Catholic Church in Astoria to honor the memory of SHAREing & CAREing friends. The special liturgy was led by Father Cyril Iszezuck, OSBM and Father Bernard Panczuk, OSBM and was followed by individual blessings by Fr. Cyril. The inspiring event was accompanied [...]

Headway: A Survivor’s Guide to Survivorship

The Design For Social Innovation program at the School of Visual Arts (SVA-DSI) in NYC instructs students in the art of social design, the application of design methodologies to solutions for complex human problems. On Tuesday, May 1, 2018 we attended the final thesis project presentations at this amazing school. All 14 presentations were inspiring, though we [...]

Participate in Research To Help Other Cancer Survivors

Since November 2017, SHAREing and CAREing has been assisting two graduate students from The School of Visual Arts Design for Social Innovation program who are creating a thesis project that will provide support for cancer survivors. Stephen Morrison and Hrudaya Yamandala approached us to learn about our grassroots work in our community—our health education and [...]

A Tribute To Our Survivors

Our loyal survivors play a vital role at our school programs, outreach tables, and fundraising events. Our cancer survivors form the backbone of our organization. Not only do they create the welcoming SHAREing & CAREing community that extends far beyond our Recovery Survivorship program, but they reach out to our Queens neighborhoods in a variety [...]

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