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Our 2019 Queens Public Library Programs

We are excited about our wellness programs at various branches of Queens Public Library scheduled for the winter and spring. Take a look at what we have planned so far: Stress Management at Woodside Library (54-22 Skillman Avenue Woodside, NY 11377) on January 8 and February 12 at 1:15 p.m. Chair Yoga & Meditation for [...]

Writing When Your Life Depends On It

Katherine Min is a close friend of our social worker, Merryl since they met working at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire in the early 1990’s. Katherine is a professor and author with incurable breast cancer. She has faced her illness with relentless curiosity, honesty and intelligence. Her latest essay, “Writing When Your Life Depends [...]

Cancer Awareness and Survivor Support Group Breakfast at Abe Stark School, PS 346

We were honored to be asked to provide a program at Abe Stark School and to the close-knit community of Starrett City/Spring Creek Towers. 15 parents and staff members participated on October 31st and they accepted us warmly. There was breakfast and home baked cupcakes. Most of the participants had grown up together, attended school [...]

“Be a Friend to Your Mother” Cancer Education Program at International High School for Health Sciences

On October 22, SHAREing and CAREing conducted cancer education classes at International High School for Health Sciences in Elmhurst, Queens. 132 students and staff attended this program. IHSHS helps new, non-English speaking immigrant students acquire English language skills and develop the determination, compassion and discipline for successful college study in healthcare. Our program includes personal [...]

Seasons Greetings from SHAREing and CAREing!

2018 is almost over and we’re looking back – and forward, too! Every day we work to fulfill our mission of giving support and hope for people impacted by cancer as well as connecting underserved individuals with vital health resources. SHAREing & CAREing traditional programs are thriving. The Breast Cancer Education Action Treatment (BEAT) program, in collaboration with Mount [...]

Photos From Our 24th Annual Benefit

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us at our Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on November 7, 2018. The unforgettable night, held at Riccardo’s by the Bridge, commemorated 24 years of SHAREing & CAREing’s service to the Queens community. Many thanks to our generous sponsor First Central Savings Bank and to our charismatic Master of [...]

SHAREing & CAREing Featured on The Queens Tribune Front Page

We were so honored to be interviewed and featured in the October 18-24, 2018 edition of The Queens Tribune, commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness month. Read the entire edition online or read the SHAREing & CAREing article below. Click Images To Enlarge  

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 [...]

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