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Self Chec Inc

Rating: 4.93 stars   45 reviews 2,955

Address:

310 West 106 Street New York NY 10025 USA

Mission:

Self chec is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing the best and most comprehensive free “keeping healthy” one-to-one communicated tools to help protect you and those you care about from cancers, heart disease, diabetes and obesity; diseases that are often preventable, treatable and curable. Most people are reactive when it comes to their health; they seek out health info when they are already sick or a friend has been diagnosed. Self chec does the opposite, it nudges the public about the importance of proactive prevention, early detection and wellness care of cancers and other chronic diseases, so they can reduce their odds of getting sick in the first place.

Results:

Many. Please contact our director at joan@selfchec.org

Programs:

Please contact our director at joan@selfchec.org

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(212) 222-8111
http://www.selfchec.org

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Rating: 5 stars  

Self Chec is such an encompassing nonprofit. They cover everything under the sun of preventative care, and that really diversifies them from any other preventative concerned nonprofit. I love Self Chec.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Likely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2016

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Self Chec continues to ask individuals to confront themselves and their loved ones, to have difficult conversations that can lead to healthier lives. It is a pleasure to work for this cause and with this organization in particular, because of the authentic care and passion behind the mission and the message.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Self Chec is a great organization because the people behind it truly care about making a difference.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

As a member of the board of Self chec I can personally attest to the fact that it is one of the most important non-profit organizations for saving lives through prevention and early detection of cancer and other chronic diseases. It deserves the support of everyone who cares about themselves and those they love.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

This is among the most outstanding non-profit organizations because the focus is on prevention of cancer and other chronic diseases and is saving many lives. Their approach is a personal one to one communication and their website illustrates how to check, when to check and how often to check to stay healthy. Their caring card shoppe is also unique for conveying a prevention message to friends, relatives and others we care about. Don't miss it. Everyone should go to the site www.selfchec.org

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I’ve sent Self chec’s free ecaring cards to my friends over the years and feel so good to be able to
do my part in reminding the people I care about how important they are to me. Thank you Self chec for having this on your site.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Self chec’s messages about early detection and prevention of chronic diseases is so important in saving lives. Hopefully sooner than later they will have the support they need to get to everyone who has the potential to being diagnosed with a chronic disease and their dream of saving 1 million lives each year will come true.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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1 previous review
Rating: 5 stars  

I'm writing this very heartfelt message on behalf of Self chec because my father's death had a lot to do with the creation of this very important non-profit organization. Joan Peckolick, the founder of Self chec, is my mom. She began the organization 13 years ago having lived through my father's dying of cancer at a very young age. My Father was only 36 when he died and I was only 12. Because he didn't take care of himself, I have had to live with the knowledge that he might still be around if he didn't ignore the initial symptoms and take precaution by seeing a doctor until it was too late. That is what Self chec is all about. Teaching people to take better care of themselves by doing regular self-checks for cancer and other chronic diseases that are often preventable, treatable and possibly curable if caught early enough. Self chec created this wonderful website which can show you how to check, when to check and how often to check, with clear information and illustrations. Self chec also has an online caring card shoppe, which allows people, one-to-one, to send a personal message to friends, relatives and business associates; those they love and care about, to learn what they need to know about staying healthy. My mother has put this all together through volunteer and pro bono efforts of many caring people and I know that in order for her to go forward and save many more lives, she will need the funding that has not been available up until now, for prevention and wellness

Any company or foundation that can help Self chec raise awareness or help with funding for ongoing projects is not only welcomed, but really necessary to keep the message in front of the public. Thank you all for your understanding and, in advance, for your support.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

It is impossible to deny the passion of Self Chec and the determination to help save lives by empowering individuals to take charge of their own health.

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

Self Chec has provided me and my family with valuable and potentially life saving information. I think their mission is so important, because prevention really is the cure to many of our modern health crises.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Joan is truly passionate about the mission of SelfChec and is an inspiration to know. Her efforts and the organizations focus are more of what we need.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Self Chec has inspired me.

Self Chec reminds me that personal health not only affects the individual, but also their loved ones. It has inspired me to become more involved with my own health and to feel empowered in doing so. It inspires me to pass this feeling of empowerment along to those I love and those I don't know, because it is such an essential message.

 
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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

I wasn't aware of the various ways I can keep my health in check in the comfort of my own home and daily routines. Thanks to Self Chec, I have been leading a healthier lifestyle and it feels empowering to know that I can do this all on my own.

 
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