Cancer Support Community Central Texas Overview
Target demographics: Anyone in Central Texas who has been impacted by a cancer diagnosis.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 550
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help us make connections in the Central Texas community to spread the word about our mission and vision.
Assist us as we work with other organizations in the cancer space at a variety of community events.
Geographic areas served: Bastrop, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, and Williamson counties
Programs: With support from the community and many dedicated professionals in the area, the organization will develop a program of free support groups, educational programs, mind-body and stress management classes, and networking opportunities available to all who need them by:
Securing a safe, home-like facility with between 6,000 and 7,500 square feet to provide a healing environment—away from medical settings—where those impacted by cancer will find a refuge from the stress of dealing with serious illness.Raising $500,000 in order to meet and exceed the $250,000 opening requirement set by the national Cancer Support Community organization by attracting individuals, foundations, and corporations.
-Offering initial public programs and services for people impacted by cancer.
-Maintaining a high level of annual funding to sustain the success of Cancer Support Community Central Texas.
-Involving as many community partners as possible to in the development of Cancer Support Community Central Texas.