Support Connection Receives Grant for Peer Counseling Program

Miles of Hope logoSupport Connection recently received a $15,000 grant from Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. The grant will help fund Support Connection’s One-on-One Peer Counseling Program. This program provides free, personalized, confidential support and education to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer.

The professional Peer Counselors on Support Connection’s staff are cancer survivors themselves. Peer Counselors are available 5 days a week at the Support Connection office. Those in need of information and support can receive counseling in person, by phone and by email. Peer counseling can be utilized at any time during a person’s journey with cancer, with no limits. It is also available to family members and loved ones. Peer Counseling can be provided in person, by toll-free telephone, and even by email.

As an independent not-for-profit organization that is not affiliated with any national groups, all of Support Connection’s services and programs are funded by contributions and grants.

Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation, based in Lagrangeville, NY, is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) public charity established in 2004. Their mission is to provide funding to non-profit organizations for support services and outreach for people affected by breast cancer in the Hudson Valley, NY. They hold fundraising events throughout the year to support their efforts. To learn more, visit


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