Cancer Resources: When a Woman has Cancer

A Time for Me

Caring for Women with Cancer Through Rejuvenating Retreat. Complimentary weekends 3x per year in Spring, Summer and Fall.

After A Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Personalized one-on-one customized telephone support for breast cancer patients. Patients are paired with trained, peer, breast cancer survivors (with similar diagnoses) for one-on-one support and mentoring

Casting for Recovery

This charming, national non-profit offers free, 2 ½ day fly fishing trips between April and November, in 35, states to any woman of any age (14+) at any stage of treatment for breast cancer. This quality of life program provides counseling and medical education incorporating fly fishing and promoting physical and emotional healing.

Christina S. Walsh Breast Cancer Foundation

It is the mission of the Foundation to provide financial assistance to comfort breast cancer patients and their families in the hopes that some of the hardships will be lessened. One-time fee $300 per patient. Need only a doctor’s note verifying you have breast cancer.

Cleaning for a Reason

Women (only) patients receive four general cleanings 1x/mo for four consecutive months by licensed and bonded professionals.  The service is given only while the patient undergoing treatment (hospice too), and patients qualify one time only for their four-month service. Partnering with maid services in the US and Canada to offer free professional house cleaning to … Continue reading Cleaning for a Reason

Lin’s Linens, Inc

Works with women of all ages who have been diagnosed with cancer to identify a space within their home to be used as a healing sanctuary. With the donated services of an interior designer and her team, LL’s will create that space at no cost to the participant where the body can go and the … Continue reading Lin’s Linens, Inc

MamaMare Breast Cancer Foundation

At the Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, MMBCF upgraded TVs in infusion room, created ‘respite’ room for wigs etc and donated computer tablets for patient and family use. Provides post-surgery assistance with house-cleaning, meals, child care, financial support for long-term hospital care, lodging for family members and dream vacations for Stage 4 breast cancer patients. The Survivors Thrive Grant ProgramTM was created to provide financial assistance to breast cancer survivors post-treatment.

Mary’s Place By The Sea

Guests find solace in many types of treatments like ontological massage therapy, spa and salon treatments, nutritional meals, yoga, touch therapy, journal writing, group workshops or individual counseling, prevention lectures, support groups or just a place to find some peace. Provides a calming place for women with cancer to relax, rejuvenate and heal. A highly … Continue reading Mary’s Place By The Sea


Sharsheret is a national not-for-profit organization supporting young Jewish women facing breast cancer and their families by offering a supportive community of women, all of Jewish backgrounds, diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk. Fosters culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources