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SHAREing & CAREing 25th Annual Benefit A Success!

Photos from SHAREing & CAREing’s 2019 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction Thank you to everyone who came out to support us at our Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on November 7, 2019. The unforgettable night, held at Riccardo’s by the Bridge, commemorated our silver anniversary, 25 years of SHAREing & CAREing’s service to the Queens community. The [...]

Healthy Living/Wellness Workshop: Gentle Yoga at “The Big Latch On” Program for World Breastfeeding Week

NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst Hospital WIC Program • Frank D. O’Connor Park SHAREing & CAREing Program Manager Merryl Reichbach developed and presented Gentle Yoga at the Big Latch On on August 2, 2019. This is a global event that takes place at registered locations where people come together to breastfeed and offer peer to peer [...]

Photos From The 2019 Bikers Against Breast Cancer Ride

Photos courtesy of Carlos Varon. On Sunday, June 2nd, 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 26th Annual Bikers Against Breast Cancer Ride. This NYPD-escorted 50-mile ride capped off an amazing [...]

Our Annual Survivors & Family Wellness Program

Photos courtesy of Lisa Kramer and Rosa Sarmiento. On March 2, 2019 at Riccardo’s by the Bridge, SHAREing & CAREing hosted our annual Survivors and Family Wellness program. Over 60 survivors, caregivers, family members and friends came together to celebrate cancer survivorship. Cancer takes so much from us, this event is the opposite of that. [...]

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 [...]

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