Kelley Mark (founder of #KnitWithCare) receives award

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Interview by the  Maribel Garcia Community Spirit Fund Get to know 2018 MGCSF Awardee Kelley Mark! Kelley sat down with us to answer some questions about her background, her future goals, and why she created Knit With Care. And don’t miss the adorable rainbow teddy bear she made for a member of the group! MGCSF: Please tell us about



National Volunteer Week (April 15-21, 2018)

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Established in 1974 by President Nixon, National Volunteer Week highlights volunteers who dedicate their time and talents to serving communities and issues they are passionate about. Hosted by Points of Light, this week aims to recognize volunteers and celebrate service. This is an opportunity to appreciate the impacts of service in our communities and inspire



Friendly Correspondent Program

Friendly Correspondent Program

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



#CRCWalkRun2017 Wrap up!

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Thank you for participating in the 23rd Annual Walkathon & 5K Run! We could not have asked for a more perfect day! YOU are the reason this year’s event was such a HUGE success! Over 800 people walked or ran, and together we have raised over $140,000! But we haven’t reached our goal yet, so please keep



In the News

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Cancer Resource Center: Ithaca’s Network of Compassionate Folks Ithaca Times Article By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs For some, it’s a way to honor a friend lost to cancer. For others, it stems from an experience in caregiving. For many, it’s a way to help those who need it most. Whatever the motivation, a quiet, loose network of



Fashion Show Gala

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CRC will be hosting its first Fashion Show Gala featuring cancer survivors as models on Sunday April 9th from 4-6pm at the Kitchen Theater.  This premiere event will celebrate the strength, beauty, and diversity of survivors while creating community awareness about CRCFL. We are looking for both models and volunteers to help with the event.



Congratulations to our top fundraisers!

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The Top 5 Fundraising Teams: WestSideWinners $8,530.00 Melanoma Avengers $6,467.00 Noon Group $6,035.00 Ithaca Board of Realtors – in Memory of Stu Lewis $4,220.18 Team O $3,625.00 The Top 5 Fundraising Individuals: Eva Conant $2,891.00 Kyu Whang $2,170.00 Chaya Spector $2,030.00 Alison Smith $1,598.00 David Wahl $1,525.00



Healing Garden Dedication at CRCFL

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Saturday, October 1 at 4pm After three years of work, our Healing Garden is complete! Please join us at a Dedication Celebration to thank the many people involved – our donors, our volunteers, and especially Lee Ginenthal whose vision and hard work truly made it happen. Photos of the entire project in next month’s E-News.



Thank you

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to our wonderful intern, Salem Argaw, for all her hard work this summer! We’ll miss her at the office, but look forward to her continued presence at CMC. Salem’s warm smile and kindness are truly a welcome comfort for cancer patients in the infusion lab.



An Interview with Lee Ginenthal

When I heard that I had cancer, my wife and I called up a good friend of ours. She had been diagnosed with breast cancer, and had gone through chemotherapy and surgery. We went to her house to talk. She told us the difference The Cancer Resource Center made in her life. I thought, “Oh