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Middle & High School Cancer Education Programs at World Journalism Preparatory H.S.

On April 26, 2017, SHAREing & CAREing conducted three Be A Friend to Your Mother cancer education outreach programs at World Journalism Preparatory High School and two outreach programs to students in their middle school. A total of 334 students and 6 staff attended our program. The programs were presented by SHAREing & CAREing Program Manager [...]

Voyages Preparatory High School: Getting Family, Students, Teachers and Staff Involved

SHAREing & CAREing conducted a breast cancer education program for students, parents, caretakers, teachers and staff at Voyages Preparatory High School on March 21, 2017. The SHAREing & CAREing team included Executive Director, Anna Kril, Program Manager Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, bilingual nurse, Martha Genao, bilingual-trained survivor Mercedes Pinzino and Rosa Sarmiento. Ms. Genao and Ms. [...]

High School Outreach Program at W.C. Bryant High School for Cancer Awareness Week

On April 3-7, 2017 SHAREing & CAREing conducted Be a Friend to Your Mother outreach programs at W.C Bryant High School as part of our second annual Cancer Awareness Week partnership. The program was presented in 16 classes. In total, 374 students and 10 faculty and staff attended the program. Cancer Awareness Week was initiated in [...]

Healthy Living/Wellness Education Programs for TESOL Students at Queens Public Library Branches

SHAREing & CAREing has been partnering with TESOL (Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Adult Education Learning Centers and the Community Health Outreach program at the Queens Public Library to offer health and wellness education classes integrated with literacy curriculum. These programs have been developed and facilitated by S&C Program Manager Merryl Reichbach, LCSW [...]

Surgical Treatment of Common Cancer: Colon Cancer Health Outreach

SHAREing & CAREing co-hosted an outreach event with Mt. Sinai Hospital, Queens on March 23, 6:00PM in honor of Colon Cancer Awareness Month at Riccardo’s by the Bridge. The outreach focused on colon cancer, and was free and open to the Queens community. The event featured presentations by Dr. Brijen Shah, who spoke about the prevalence [...]

High School Cancer Outreach Program at Voyages Preparatory High School

On February 27, 28 and March 2, 2017, SHAREing and CAREing conducted three Be a Friend to Your Mother outreach programs at Voyages Preparatory High School. A total of 110 students and staff attended our program. Voyages Preparatory High School is a collaboration between the NYC Department of Education and Queens Community House. This small school serves students [...]

SHAREing & CAREing Survivors Family Day Celebrates Cancer Survivorship

We are so thankful to the members of the SHAREing & CAREing community who came out to show their support on Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 for our Annual Survivors Family Day Celebration! Held at Antonio’s Kitchen in Astoria from 1pm to 5pm, long-term survivors, people currently facing cancer, members of the board of directors and their [...]

Photos From Our Annual Benefit Celebrating 22 Years of Service

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us at our Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on November 9, 2016. The unforgettable night, held at Riccardo’s by the Bridge, commemorated 22 years of SHAREing & CAREing’s service to the Queens community. Many thanks to our generous sponsor First Central Savings Bank who helped make the night possible. [...]

Sweet Dreams: Tips to Help you Sleep Better (Part 1)

Like children, adults may need to take conscious steps to relax ourselves and tuck ourselves into bed at night. When insomnia creeps in, use this tip guide to create a comfortable sleep environment—including a routine of relaxing activities–to help you get the rest you need. Wake up at the same time each day and go [...]

Black Women and Breast Cancer

In our work with cancer patients and their caregivers in the underserved and minority populations throughout Queens, we have learned that health and health care are not the same for everyone. Unfortunately, through all stages of breast cancer—prevention, diagnosis, and treatment—women of color have serious disadvantages when compared to white women and the trend shows [...]

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