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For Everyone Touched By Cancer

Through direct financial assistance and free online support and education, we help young adults survive and move forward with their lives after cancer.

Since 2005, we've provided over $2 million in grant funding to young adult cancer survivors. Find out if you are eligible and learn how to apply to The Samfund's Grants program.

Support for caregivers and cancer survivors of various ages, diagnoses, and treatment stages. Areas of assistance include Family Building, Financial, Legal, Undergraduate Tuition Assistance, and more.

Our goal is to remove the burden of cleaning and allow those recovering from surgery, in active treatment, or in hospice to focus on their health and spending valuable time with loved ones.

Since our founding in 2006, Cleaning for a Reason and its partners have provided free home cleaning for more than 44,750 cancer patients and their families across all 50 states and Canada.

These services are valued at more than $15.2 million.

CfR’s retreats offer opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life, and experience healing connections with other women and nature. The retreats are open to women with breast cancer of all ages, in all stages of treatment and recovery. For over 25 years, women from all walks of life have benefitted from CfR’s inspiring program model.

Why fly fishing and breast cancer?

Our healing program is unique! For women who have had surgery or radiation as part of their breast cancer treatment, the gentle motion of fly casting can be good physical therapy for increasing mobility in the arm and upper body. Couple that with the emotional benefits of connecting with nature, and you’ve got powerful medicine. Our retreats are unconventional and described by many women as life-changing.

Fast Facts

  • Casting for Recovery provides free fly fishing retreats for women with breast cancer

  • 70% of the women who attend Casting for Recovery retreats have never been to a support group

  • CfR currently offers 40+ retreats across the country, serving over 700 women each year. To date over 10,000 women with breast cancer have benefitted from the healing power of nature

  • CfR relies on the support of more than 1,800 volunteers nationwide, including medical and psychosocial professionals, fly fishing instructors and alumnae

  • National sponsors include Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor FundBuffCostaEnellMadison RoseOrvisPfizerSIMMSTexas Oncology, YETI and Sycamore Capital

  • CfR has inspired similar efforts in six countries outside of the U.S.

Our goal is to provide an uplifting message of hope to brighten their day. Through this program, volunteer card makers from all over the United States create handmade paper crafting cards. We collect and distribute these handmade cards free of charge to identified individuals who may benefit from support.  People who are facing cancer need more than medicine; they need inspirational messages of support that these cards can bring.

Each year, 1.5 million people will be diagnosed with cancer.  Research has taken enormous steps towards finding a cure, but the burden of the disease continues to impact many.  Card Care Connection concentrates on an equally important part: providing words of comfort and support at a much needed time.

When a person is diagnosed with cancer, their diagnosis is only the first challenge; their psychological well-being sometimes gets overlooked. Often times, cancer arrives without warning and leads to extreme vulnerability.  Adult patients may feel especially isolated as they go through treatment, as few support services exist for this age group.  Card Care Connection serves individuals who are at any stage of the disease process and may be struggling with day-to-day coping skills.  Studies show that psychosocial support can significantly improve the coping skills of individuals with cancer, providing an uplifting message of hope and encouragement.  Receiving cards and care packages can help individuals with cancer feel connected with their community and foster a sense of strength.

Card Care Connection is devoted to enriching the lives of those affected by cancer.  We work with hospitals, hospices, senior agencies, nursing homes, and individuals to identify potential recipients.  This organization is designed to collect cards and care packages and send them to individuals who are faced with cancer.  Our goal is that each delivery brings the recipient a brighter day.  A recipient can be referred by a friend, family member, or agency representative.  Self-referrals are also accepted.

We support patients going through any type of cancer and at any phase in their treatment. By participating in our surveys, you are helping us provide medical providers and cancer support service providers with
information on what support and services you need most. This information is a powerful tool in determining where resources and time are best spent. It allows us to reach out for these services in individual communities and gather together other community partners with a similar mission to help. We thank you for your time and willingness to contribute to this effort.

If you are a patient currently going through treatment or know someone who is in need, please request a free patient care kit.

Care kits are added weekly but supplies are limited.

The original and only authentic “headcovers,” we pioneered the first line of fashionable hats and wigs for chemo patients over 23 years ago.

Founded by Carol Galland, a breast cancer survivor and her daughter, Danielle, we are recognized as the industry's worldwide leader. We were the first online store dedicated to head covering options during cancer treatments; our original designs set the standard. Our mission is to provide comfort through our compassionate service, enlighten you with information and empower you to feel like yourself, even with hair loss.

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Events Program

Introducing the PrecisCa Oncology Podcast, with several episodes already published, we now will be offering our 'Lecturettes' in an audio format!
You can tune in anywhere podcasts are available. Our initial episodes feature compelling stories of patients who responded exceptionally well to novel treatments, faculty reflections on recent conference results, and discussions about important therapies. New episodes published weekly.
Are there topics you're interested in seeing covered on future episodes?
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