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902 Constance Ln
% Jacqueline Errico

Port Jefferson Sta.
New York 11776
USA
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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:
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.
Results:
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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02/12/14
The retreat was absolutely awesome! The positive energy, the connection with other survivors and the love and kindness shown to us by the organization made the weekend a wonderful experience. I learned so much from each and every presenter. I am so grateful for all the volunteers that took the ... more »
02/11/14
I am so fortunate to have shared a wonderful retreat with other women who share similar diagnoses. Strength for Live is a non-profit agency geared towards those who are directly effected from breast, ovarian and other cancers. The mission of Strength for Life says it all. Collectively through ... more »
02/10/14
I attended the Wellness retreat by Strength for Life this past weekend in Hauppauge and I was grateful to be included for the second year in a row. I didn't think it was possible but it was even better than last year. The amazing women, Jacqui, Debbie and Theresa, who dedicate their time and energy ... more »
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