Sunday, May 6 from 11:30am through 9:00pm 719-25 S. Meadow St., Ithaca Please join the CRC Family for our 2nd Annual Dinner (which will be held at the Texas Roadhouse from now on!) Present the flyer (you can pick up one at CRC, print this flyer, or show your waiter on your phone), and CRC
IC Figure Skating Group, Cornell Figure Skating, Cornell Synchro team and other local skaters, will be putting on an amazing performance: Sunday, April 29, 1-2:30pm The Rink (1767 E. Shore Dr.) To buy tickets ($10), register to skate ($25), or donate: gvgb.co/FlairOnIce4 For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org Please join, like, invite and share our Facebook event page,
February 4th unites the world under a single theme to highlight the ongoing fight against cancer. World Cancer Day aims to reduce the number of preventable deaths each year by raising cancer awareness among the general public and urging governments to take further action against the disease. #WecanIcan #worldcancerday
Children of parents with cancer often experience anxiety, depression and uncertainty related to their parent’s diagnosis. Parents are not always certain about how to talk with their children or how much information to give them.CRC provides support to parents in talking with their child about cancer and connects them with additional resources in the community. Often
It’s our life saving mission and we’re bringing it to you! Newfield United Methodist Church 227 Main Street. Newfield, NY 9am – 3pm on the following 3 Mondays: March 26, April 23, May 21 3D SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY We will be providing digital screening mammograms with 3D technology for women 35 years and older. We are available to
We still need a few friendly folks to join our team of Reception Volunteers. You would be providing direct assistance to individuals calling or visiting the Cancer Resource Center for support and information. In addition you’d be assisting with projects and general maintenance of the office. You must be available for a few hours per week,
By Maya Zhou ~ January 15, 2018 Cancer. It is undoubtedly one of the most mysterious diseases that inflict humans. To many, the link between diet and cancer itself is likely just as perplexing. Once believed to be almost purely influenced by genetics, cancer has recently been discovered to be 70% influenced by controllable factors-one
#CancerPrevention February is Cancer Prevention Month Every year the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) leads a campaign to spotlight how individuals can reduce their cancer risk with lifestyle changes. The campaign, CANCER PREVENTION: TOGETHER WE CAN, is dedicated to presenting evidence-based user-friendly and interactive tools that educate and empower. The mission of the American Institute for
As we celebrate 23 years of community service, CRC is once again staging the popular, progressive, environmentally sensitive, and especially enlightened: “One Funny Ithaca Story IV” Special Edition* A comedic tribute to everything Ithaca stands (and sits) for! (*Well, really, they’re all special!) Sunday, March 11th from 2-3:30pm The Space at Greenstar (700 W. Buffalo St.) Tickets
Our Friendly Correspondent Program is a support service we offer to individuals with cancer that may be socially isolated, but still want to have some connection and support from our agency. Volunteers and college students send ‘thinking of you’ cards and notes out to these individuals that could benefit from a kind word and encouraging
Come knit or crochet with a bunch of passionate & fun loving crafters! When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month, 3:30-5:00pm Where: Cancer Resource Center (612 W State St., Ithaca) Who: Beginners AND experts welcome! What: Each week we will have knitting, food and a theme Knitting needles, yarn, pattern, & beginner’s booklet provided
“Look Good Feel Better” is a program sponsored by the American Cancer Society designed for women dealing with skin changes from chemotherapy and radiation. We will be meeting at CRC monthly from 1-3pm on 2/27, 3/27, 4/24, 5/22, 6/26, 8/28, 9/25, 10/23 & 12/18. To learn more & to sign up contact Deb Danko: 252-3937 or email@example.com
Meets every Tuesday from 9:30-11:00 am at Island Health & Fitness. A blend of stretching, relaxation, healing visualization & meditation in a supportive group environment. The class is offered free of charge to those with cancer. For more information contact instructor Nick Boyar 607-272-2062 firstname.lastname@example.org nickboyar.com
Benefit for the Cancer Resource Center (in collaboration with Cinemapolis, and Buffalo Street Books) Presents: 4th Annual Movie Night The Fault in Our Stars Wed., January 24th at 7pm Cinemapolis – 120 E. Green St. Free popcorn & T-shirts to the first 25 people through the door! $10 at the door or online at Cinemapolis.org
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Every year, The Ithaca Times commits one of its cover stories to a number of non-profits in town we think have missions worth supporting. After examining a number of the plethora of groups in town looking to make our community a better place, we’ve identified seven groups we think are worth your time – and
January 8 from 5-7pm at the Hotel Ithaca. RSVP by December 27 to email@example.com Help us spread the word, and join our event on Facebook!
Dec. 8 from 5-8pm Entertainment, games, food, music, and fun!
We like to have feedback so we can improve our services. We have prepared a series of very short surveys, please visit the links below relating to the services that you have used. Assistance at the CRCFL office CRC staff and volunteers at Cayuga Medical Center Support Groups The Boutique If you prefer to provide
The 7th Annual Cornell Town-Gown Awards (TOGOs) Saturday, Dec. 2, 9:30 to 11:30am Ithaca High School’s Kulp Auditorium For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring your singles, and we’ll see you tonight at this annual FUNdraiser! There is free parking in lot B next to the vet school (use the atrium entrance). Tickets are $7 at the door.
Presentation by Bob Riter & Cal Walker on Thur. Nov. 16 from 6:30-8pm at Southside Community Center
I often say that there’s no single right way through cancer. What do I mean by that? Some people aggressively treat their cancers with surgery and chemotherapy long past the time that others would have switched to comfort measures. Some people keep their cancer diagnosis a secret from nearly everyone while others make it a
I once wrote a column about people who go through cancer with exceptional grace. A few readers said that the column made them angry. The comments were along the lines of, “I’m dealing with a crappy disease and you want me to do that gracefully? Well, phooey on that and phooey on you.” I’m always
We are so grateful to our 60 Corporate Sponsors and 23 Performers for the Walk/5K!
Please join us in celebrating our very own Bob Riter, as he was presented with the Outstanding Professional Achievement in Non-Profit Leadership Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals on Fri. Nov. 17, 2017. Click here to see a video of Bob receiving his award, and here to see photos of the event. National Philanthropy Day is
It’s challenging to begin a new relationship after having had cancer. I’ve written about that as have many others. But what about the other partner in a new relationship – the one without cancer? One woman put it this way, “I feel like cancer is a member of his family. I want to understand and
Come on over to Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery this Saturday, October 7th for their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kickoff Party. Music by Damdog from 1-4pm. Delicious pink drinks & fun “pinkwear” for sale, with all proceeds going to CRC. In addition to making & selling great wine, this business is a huge supporter ours. Show YOUR support by
Every $5 donated gets you a chance to win IC apparel, or 2 Cortaca tickets tickets ($2 for students).
Easy Living Hats is teaming up with CRC for Breast Cancer Awareness Month! For the entire month of October, Olivia Royale will be: – donating 10% of her sales to CRC – donating beautiful wide brim hats for Fall/Winter to The Boutique – offering free photoshoots to women in Easy Living Hats
#CRCArtRevives Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at 4:00-6:30pm CRS Barn Studio – 2622 Triphammer Rd. Suggested donation $25 available online at gvgb.co/artrevives Treat yourself while supporting a good cause! Just minutes from downtown Ithaca you can take in the gorgeous view overlooking Cayuga Lake as you sip beverages, taste light foods, mingle, and then enjoy an afternoon of
We’re delighted to announce the arrival of our latest publication! It illustrates our most common pieces of advice with photos donated from the SPCA of Tompkins County. (The photos were submitted by local residents for consideration for the SPCA’s 2018 calendar). Thanks to financial support from the Eagles Club of Ithaca, printed copies are available
Cancer treatment involves operating rooms, chemotherapy protocols, and high tech radiation therapy equipment, all of which extend and improve the lives of people with cancer. But when I talk with people being treated for cancer, they don’t comment on the equipment or the science involved in their care. Rather, they focus on the quality of
We are looking for performers to entertain & encourage the nearly 1,500 walkers & runners, and their families at various locations around Cass Park’s Waterfront Trail from 10-11am during our Annual Walk/5K Run on Sat, October 21st. We would like folks to perform from 10-11am & then stay for a free pancake breakfast afterwards! If that is something that you
Most people find it awkward when first talking with a friend or acquaintance who has just been diagnosed with cancer. Even though nearly everyone is well-intentioned, many say things that hurt or mystify more than they comfort. Based on my own experiences and my conversations with others with cancer, here are some suggestions: What to
Ithaca Flamenco Festival Presents: Victor Bravo on Saturday, September 9th 7pm at the Hanger Theatre Our friends at Ahora Si Flamenco have rescheduled their event, and have again donated 20 free tickets to the upcoming performance so that the CRCFL community could enjoy the show. Please let us know right away if you can use any! We’d hate for them
Megan M. Crowe of Endicott has been named the new executive director of the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes. Crowe – most recently on staff at The Arc of Madison-Cortland – is an experienced administrator and manager in the nonprofit sector. As The Arc’s director of residential services, she supervised a variety of programs with regulatory and budget
Pumpkin Carving Contest Triphammer Marketplace Farmers Market Saturday, October 28, from 10am-1:30pm Like us on Facebook!
Please choose CRC for your #NYGivesDay contribution by clicking here! #NYGivesDay is a 24-hour giving challenge brought to you by the New York Council of Nonprofits and United Way of New York State to celebrate the life-changing work of nonprofits across the vast state of New York. Powered by GiveGab, the Nonprofit Giving Platform, #NYGivesDay is a
TOGETHER WE’RE STRONG!!! TOGETHER WE DANCE!!! Come dance to show your love and support for all those affected by breast cancer. The Ithaca area Zumba Instructors are holding their annual event: Friday, September 22 from 6:30-8:30pm Island Health & Fitness Main Center 310 Taughannock Blvd., Ithaca There will be dancing, there will be prizes, and there