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SHAREing & CAREing Testifies at NYC Council Budget Hearing

Last week SHAREing & CAREing submitted testimony to the NYC Council in support of our continued funding in the upcoming budget. We shared with Council Members how SHAREing & CAREing has responded to COVID-19 by utilizing our website, email and online and social media platforms to provide services to people in need. Throughout the current [...]

Anna Kril

Thank You To All The Mothers & Fathers Working At Our Partner Hospitals

In honor of Mother’s Day, SHAREing & CAREing would like to recognize all the mothers and fathers working tirelessly and selflessly at our partner hospitals—NYC Health+Hospitals/Elmhurst, NYC Health+Hospitals/Queens, Mount Sinai Queens—during this unprecedented time. We thank them, and all our city’s first responders and essential workers, for their dedication and efforts in keeping us safe [...]

NY1 Features Our Health & Wellness Workhops

If you’re looking for some good news right now (aren’t we all!), here’s some footage we pulled from our vault. In late 2018, Spectrum News NY1 featured our Program Manager Merryl Reichbach and our Elmhurst Library breast cancer health and wellness workshops.

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How To Do A Testicular Cancer Self-Exam

Did you know April is Testicular Cancer Awareness month? In honor, we thought we’d go over what testicular cancer is, the symptoms and how to do a self-exam. At many of our school cancer education outreaches , we are sometimes approached privately by young men who are concerned with some aspect of their genitalia. Something [...]

Spring Holiday Greetings

To Our SHAREing and CAREing Community, This has been a strange spring. The current health crisis is changing our lives. There are many times when we New Yorkers have been proud of our reputation as the “center of the world.” Now we are at the center of a global pandemic. We are New York tough, but we [...]

Merryl Reichbach

The World Feels Pretty Scary Right Now…

The world feels pretty scary right now. I hope you are all staying safe and hanging in there.  We are all in this together, even if we aren’t physically together. One of the best ways to reduce fear is to manage our risk. Right now that means isolation for many of us. Being a cancer [...]

Woodside Senior Center

SHAREing & CAREing & PONCE Bank Host Senior Day at Woodside Senior Center

On Friday, March 13, 2020, SHAREing & CAREing and PONCE BANK participated at the Seniors Day Event at the Woodside Senior Center in Queens. The event, part of the Ponce de Leon Foundation’s Bilingual Community Outreach activities at the Center, was a great success. Rosa Sarmiento, Bilingual Spanish Navigator for SHAREing & CAREing, provided seniors with cancer [...]

SHAREing & CAREing

A Note To Our Community Regarding COVID-19

As an organization originally founded to address the needs of Queens women diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancer, we are dedicated to the health and well-being of the most medically vulnerable members of our community—cancer survivors, patients currently in treatment, caregivers, the elderly, and uninsured and underinsured individuals who struggle with access to routine medical [...]

Are You Struggling To Pay For Your Cancer Treatment?

If you are a woman living in Queens County and coping with a cancer diagnosis SHAREing & CAREing may be able to help you with your medical bills. Through a small private grant, which runs through August 2020, SHAREing & CAREing may be able to offset the cost of out-of-pocket pharmaceutical, diagnostic and physician co-payments [...]

SHAREing & CAREing Advocates For Cancer Support Services at State Capitol

On February 4th, 2020, SHAREing & CAREing was honored and excited to visit the state capitol in Albany to meet with our Queens Senators and Assemblymembers. Our purpose was threefold: to educate recently elected Queens legislators about the work of SHAREing & CAREing and let them know that we are a resource for their constituents; [...]

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