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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 heard about Strength for Life, Inc. and thought it would be a great weekend retreat to get me back on the fitness track. I have just finished treatment for breast cancer and decided to apply. I was put on a wait list but due to a cancelation I was offered a spot. I thought the weekend was amazing... more »
I had the most amazing time of my life this weekend, and all this was possible because of Strength for Life. I had the blessing of meeting great women that in one way or other are fighting the big "C" with courage and determination. Thanks to Jacqui, Debbie and Theresa and all the instructors for... more »
I was placed on a wait list for a wellness retreat earlier this year. I was fortunate enough to attend this past weekend and feel so blessed to have done so. These ladies were recommended to me, so I knew that I had something to look forward to, but they far exceeded any expectations I had. From ... more »
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