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902 Constance Ln
% Jacqueline Errico

Port Jefferson Sta.
New York 11776
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Target demographics: Strength for Life is open to all adult cancer patients/survivors.

Direct beneficiaries per year: Each wellness retreat serves up to 20 survivors and each class session hold 8 - 10 individuals.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help us on our wellness weekend.

Mission: A community exercise program in which persons with a cancer diagnosis participate in group classes designed to enhance their recovery process.

Services provided will include educating cancer patients and the general public on the benefits of exercise in reducing the risk of certain cancers and improving functional activities.
In our years since inception in 2007 we have added the wellness weekend retreats to our ongoing 8 week sessions.

Strength for Life found two permanent homes in 2010 and three additional homes in early 2011.

2011 has three weekend retreats planned for March, June and December and we are considering a full day event for caregivers and patients/survivors in September.

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I can't say enough nice things about this class, its a great program for cancer patients. Going to this class and excercising makes me feel better. Talking to other cancer patients has really helped me, its been a support group. Jacqui makes the class fun, she has a great sense of humor. Thank ... more »
I'm a breast cancer survivor who needed some support and I found that through Strength For Life. I would like to thank Jacqui for providing me with exercises that will help me to strengthen my body and my mind. It was a pleasure meeting all the cancer survivors and fighters. Keep moving forward and... more »
I presently have a tumor sitting on my vena cava and it will be there forever. I was told about this class by a wonderful lady who thought it would help. She was right. I have a place to fit in and Jacqui is an amazing teacher for this exercise class. I am so blessed to be able to attend and ... more »
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