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12-Year-Old Makes Slime to Raise Money for Kidney Cancer Research

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Slime has recently become the biggest thing next to fidget spinners and the Trolls movie. Catherine Porter’s 12-year-old daughter mixed passion with purpose as she turned her love of creating slime into a business and fundraiser for the Cancer Support Community.

Strengthened by Action: Ways to Donate

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Studies show that people who donate money are happier and healthier than those who don’t. Giving activates pleasure centers in the brain that adds to a person’s self-esteem, sense of purpose, overall happiness and physical health, regardless of income level.

The Season of Giving

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

This Tuesday, November 29, as we transition from Thanksgiving break into the holiday season, we are celebrating another holiday: Giving Tuesday. Created in 2012 by the United Nations Foundation, Giving Tuesday is a new tradition that focuses on the ways we can all give back. At the Cancer Support Community, we’d like to take the opportunity created by Giving Tuesday to highlight some of the ways you can help us provide the best services possible to people affected by cancer.

Save Some Room for #GivingTuesday

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” These words ring true every day, but no truer than this week as we prepare for #GivingTuesday–an annual day devoted to giving back to others. After a day spent eating and giving thanks, and two days spent shopping, this day always feels much needed–and the benefits reaped from this day grow more important every year. If you’re unfamiliar with #GivingTuesday and what it represents, learn more below and find out how you can help support the Cancer Support Community’s mission: To ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.