2017-05-10 / Features

SHAREing & CAREing Increasing Awareness Of Breast Cancer


SHAREing & CAREing conducted a breast cancer education program for students, parents, caretakers, teachers and staff at Voyages Preparatory High School. SHAREing & CAREing conducted a breast cancer education program for students, parents, caretakers, teachers and staff at Voyages Preparatory High School. SHAREing & CAREing conducted a breast cancer education program for students, parents, caretakers, teachers and staff at Voyages Preparatory High School on March 21. They provided information about screening, prevention and resources for administrators, teachers and students, as well as information about SHAREing & CAREing’s offerings and programs in the community. The program was also an opportunity to showcase projects students had created in response to the breast education programs (Be a Friend to Your Mother) SHAREing & CAREing had presented in February and March. Students used their collaborative and creative skills to make posters that demonstrate basic information about cancer, as well as passion for this issue. More info and full photo album on the SHAREing & CAREing website shareing-careing.org/

Upcoming Events:

• Survivors Support Group: Anxiety & Behavior Modification

May 10, 2017, 1-3 PM

The topic of this special survivors group meeting is anxiety and behavior modification. In this second part of a 2-part workshop, they will focus on individual triggers to our anxiety and ways to manage ourselves and change our behavior for the better. Register online shareing-careing.org/.

• Health Fair: Healthy Living For Women

May 17, 2017, 10-1 PM

Free raffles, gifts & refreshments. Free blood pressure screening, pregnancy testing, HIV testing. Presentations on heart disease, adult & pediatric primary care, domestic violence. Presented by NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst and the Community Advisory Board, in partnership with SHAREing & CAREing.

SHAREing & CAREing, founded in 1994, is a grassroots, community-based not-for-profit based in Astoria. Our mission is to provide cancer outreach, education, support and advocacy services to all women and men, particularly those who are under- or uninsured members of minority groups who have the least resources of all. SHAREing & CAREing is funded by the New York City Council.

For more information and to RSVP for events, visit shareing-careing.org/

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