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 [...]

Annual Survivors, Friends and Families Celebration of Survivorship

On March 10, 2018, SHAREing & CAREing survivors came together to celebrate the human spirit. We came together in survivorship as long-term cancer survivors, newly-diagnosed individuals, as well as caretakers, friends and family members of all ages. Over 70 people attended this annual event, held at Antonio’s Kitchen. We who have faced some of the worst [...]

Paul Alafogiannis, Son of Long-time Board Member Passes Away

Please join us in mourning the passing of Paul Alafogiannis, son of long-time board member Roseanne Alafogiannis. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to SHAREing & CAREing. Visitation will be held 9am-4pm tomorrow at Farenga Funeral Home, 38-08 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria, NY. Services will be held at 9:45am on Monday at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, 21-81 29th Street, Astoria, NY. He [...]

Special Thanks for the Maspeth High School Community

On January 23, 2018 Anna Kril, Executive Director and Founding Member of SHAREing & CAREing and Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager attended a small ceremony held by Maspeth High School to present us with the proceeds from their cancer fundraiser. The donation was presented by Teacher and Department Leader Anastasia Bitis, Mario Matos, Jr. Assistant [...]

Talking Winter Skin Care at our January Support Group Meeting

For our first support group for 2018, special guest, Ericka Smith, a former Beauty Consultant from Walgreens, presented on Winter Skin Care. She provided us with great skin care tips and answered participants’ specific questions. She offered simple, useful tips such as applying moisturizer with upward strokes (to defy the pull of gravity), to the [...]

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