CancerCare for Kids Provides Warmth Throughout the Winter

January 24, 2023
Winter Warmth Program package in front of CancerCare sign

For the last seven years, CancerCare for Kids has provided warmth for families throughout the cold tri-state winters. In December, CancerCare’s social work and facilities teams wrapped up the holiday season, putting together packages of winter accessories, including blankets, gloves, hats and scarves, to send to 130 children and teenagers whose families have been affected by cancer.

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Year in Review 2022

December 2, 2022
Year in Review 2022

2022 marked the return to in-person events after a pandemic pause and with it, some exciting new developments for CancerCare. As the world began to open up, we gradually brought back some of our in-person support groups and community programs, when safe to do so, thanks to our master’s-prepared oncology social workers.

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CancerCare’s 19th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope Raises Over $95,000 To Support Individuals Impacted by Lung Cancer

November 8, 2022
Participants walking down hill

CancerCare’s 19th Annual Lung Cancer Walk for Hope took place on November 6, 2022. More than 200 people participated in the 5K walk to honor the memory of loved ones lost to lung cancer, celebrate survivors and support those who are currently facing a lung cancer diagnosis.

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CancerCare for Kids’ Back-to-School Program Provides 166 Children and Teens With School Supplies

September 20, 2022
Back-to-School two backpacks

CancerCare for Kids’ Back-to-School Program, now in its seventh year, continues to provide brand new backpacks full of school supplies to children and teens in pre-K through 12th grade, throughout Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

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Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp Brings Families Together To Remember Loved Ones

July 7, 2022
Healing Hearts camper looking through thank you note.

Earlier this month marked a special weekend for families who have recently lost a loved one to cancer, as they joined together at Memorytown USA, in Mount Pocono, PA, for CancerCare’s annual Healing Hearts Family Bereavement Camp.

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CancerCare’s Young Professionals Committee’s 5th Annual Fundraising Event Raises Over $7,500 To Support Young Adults Impacted by Cancer

June 28, 2022
YPC Group Shot 2022

June 16 marked CancerCare’s Young Professionals Committee’s (YPC) 5th annual fundraising event.

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CancerCare and Sephora Partner To Provide Brave Beauty Kits By Mail

June 15, 2022
Sephora Brave Beauty Kit

In May, CancerCare’s Women’s Cancers Program and Sephora partnered to provide individuals impacted by cancer in the tri-state area with cosmetic bags filled with items from Sephora, including skin care and makeup products.

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2021 Year in Review

December 3, 2021

It’s hard to believe that 2021 is nearly over! Throughout the year, CancerCare has continued to support the growing and changing needs of those impacted by a cancer diagnosis. We are excited to share a selection highlights and achievements.

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Twenty-Five Years of Change: Lung Cancer Then & Now

November 22, 2021

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Winfield Boerckel, MSW, MBA, LCSW-R, heads CancerCare’s Long Island office and leads our national lung cancer program. After 25 prolific years at CancerCare, Win will be retiring this December. We are honored to share a retrospective of his time in oncology social work and how lung cancer has changed since 1996.

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CancerCare for Kids’ Back-to-School Program Provides 140 Children and Teens With School Supplies

September 27, 2021
Photo of a CancerCare staff member holding a backpack

As summer draws to a close, many families and kids start looking ahead to back-to-school season—and our CancerCarefor Kids team does too! 2021 marks the sixth year of our Back-to-School Program, which provides brand-new backpacks full of school supplies to children and teens in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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