Local Girl Scout Project Benefits Women with Cancer

A local Girl Scout recently completed her Girl Scout Gold Award project and in the process raised $1,400 to fund yoga classes for women with cancer. Alina DiMella (Brewster, NY) is a sophomore at North Salem High School and has been a Girl Scout for 8 years. She is currently a Senior Girl Scout with […]

Support Connection Receives Grants to Support Peer-to-Peer Programs

Support Connection recently received three grants to support their multifaceted array of personalized peer-to-peer support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. 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. The cornerstone of Support Connection’s […]

Knitting Circle Warms the Heart and Soul

By Barbara Cervoni, Support Connection, Inc. Everyone knows that handmade items such as gloves, scarves, sweaters and afghans provide warmth against the cold winter air. But the act of creating them, especially in the company of others, is a sure way to warm the heart and soul. It’s also a perfect way to push worries […]

Take Time to Socialize: It’s Good For You!

Have you ever wondered why you often feel better when you get together with friends, enjoy a change of scenery or share some laughs? It isn’t an accident and you can almost always rely on it. After a cancer diagnosis and a journey through treatment, regardless of where we are in the process, many of […]