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June 22, 2010

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June 22, 2010

I was able to hear first hand a tremendous testimony of Ovarian and Breast cancer patient. their testimony and their good spirit, help women in my organization to be motivated to go and check themselves for breast and cervic cancer. their testimony inspired the ladies and also awared them of symtoms and tests need it to be done in order to find out about this sickness and keep themselves healthy.

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many ways. with their information i'm able to disiminated the information and aware the families i serve.

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their accurate information

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

inspirational

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

work fisrt hand with women in different health situation. providing a much bigger counciling program and prevention

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

June 20, 2010

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June 20, 2010

This organization has helped countless numbers of women with breast or ovarian cancer. It provides women with a sense of empowerment in dealing with this complex disease by offering help on so many levels, such as providing information about current research and how to cope with the impact of surgery and treatment. The thing about SHARE is that one derives benefit by both giving and receiving help.

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dealing with my own cancer, as well as deriving tremendous satisfaction in helping other women on the hotline

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because of helping others my life has been enriched.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

thoughtful, sensitive and supportive people.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

June 18, 2010

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June 18, 2010

I have been involved with SHARE for over ten years. I have been diagnosed with breast cancer twice and did not have the benefit of support that SHARE has to offer the first time. It was after becoming a volunteer on the hotline that I got my 2nd diagnosis and could not have asked for more support - it gave me emotinal support from women who had walked in those shoes, and practical support (when to shave my head, buy a wigs etc.). I continue to be a volunteer on the breast cancer hotline and am grateful to be able to use my experience to hold out a hand to other women. Thank you SHARE.

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have been involved with SHARE for over ten years. I have been diagnosed with breast cancer twice and did not have the benefit of support that SHARE has to offer the first time. It was after becoming a volunteer on the hotline that I got my 2nd diagnosis and could not have asked for more support - it gave me emotinal support from women who had walked in those shoes, and practical support (when to shave my head, buy a wigs etc.). I continue to be a volunteer on the breast cancer hotline and am grateful to be able to use my experience to hold out a hand to other women. Thank you SHARE.

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About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 31, 2010

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May 31, 2010

I learned about SHARE from a friend over 8 years ago when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. After some encouragement and with some skepticism, I joined a SHARE support group. It was a wonderful experience and extremely helpful in dealing with the many issues around my diagnosis and treatment. In addition to being a recipient of services, including educational programs, I have since volunteered at SHARE in several capacities. Volunteering for me is an opportunity to use my breast cancer experience and knowledge to help other individuals and to advocate for improved diagnostic tools, treatments, prevention and a cure for breast cancer. SHARE’s staff is knowledgeable and supportive and, with it’s volunteers, form a community that provides opportunity for connection, support and empowerment. I'm always reminded how lucky I have been to have connected with SHARE. I hope that SHARE will continue to grow to expand its visability and reach, so that more people have similar opportunities.

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About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 29, 2010

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May 29, 2010

When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer, I had family support, but no support from anyone who had dealt with breast cancer personally. Someone at work introduced me Share and I became involved. I got involved on both ends. I started participating in groups when I was diagnosed with with breast cancer 21 years ago.I eventually led support groups. Now 21 years later I am still involved doing hotline calls from home. Share was wonderful for me and I hear the grateful voices of the women on the hotline. They are so grateful to have someone to talk to, even if they can't attend any of the programs. (Some of the women live in other states).

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When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer, I had a problem find a support group that I was comfortable with. Then someone introduced me to Share. I got involved and have been ever since.

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About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 26, 2010

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May 26, 2010

I found SHARE when I called their Hotline, the day I was told that I had a tumor, twenty years ago. Since then I have used their services and volunteered in almost every capacity. Althugh SHARE has expanded in all its services it has maintained its ability to help individuals one by one. I am still in awe of the work of this organization.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

dealing with my own breast cancer, discovering that information and support are powerful tools for gaining control in a situation that seems 'out of control'.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 22, 2010

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May 22, 2010

When I was diagnosed with late stage ovarian cancer, I despartely needed hope to face this deadly disease. As a Hotline volunteer for the past 4 years,I have have been priveliged to be the first survivor to talk to a newly diagnosed woman or provide needed support to a woman with recurrent disease or someone who has symptoms. This is the most rewarding "job" I have ever done.

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I have been rewarded greatly for my time as a volunteer.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2006

May 22, 2010

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May 22, 2010

In 1976 when I was diagnosed there was no SHARE but there was a surgeon (mine) who believed in self help. As a member of that self help group with many other angry & scared women we used that energy to form a group and named it SHARE. In reading all the reviews I am very proud of the organization SHARE has become. I am fortunate that 34 years later I am alive and healthy and I am relieved to know that if that should change SHARE will be there to help. As long as women are diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer there will be a need for SHARE.

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already described in my review

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008

May 21, 2010

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May 21, 2010

I became a volunteer because SHARE was so helpful to me when I was diagnosed in 1996. I found it very comforting when I called the hotline and could speak with someone who understood the trauma of the newly diagnosed because she had experienced it. I joined a newly diagnosed group which provided both emotional support and a great deal of useful information. I continue to attend educational programs to keep up with the ever changing developments in breast cancer treatment and follow-up.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

my contacts with women who tell me that they are most comfortable in a peer group setting. I also feel better prepared to cope with a recurrence if one does occur because of all I have learned by attending educational conferences.

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About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

May 20, 2010

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May 20, 2010

Share is very effective in guiding women who have been diagnosed with or are living with breast or ovarian cancer. They have many programs that help them deal and live with these deseases through the many "FREE" programs they provide throughout the year. They also have a "Hotline" where you can call in and talk and ask questions of a "Survivor" who has been trained to help you.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

knowing someone thae used their services and was most complimentary in how she was treated by a member of their HOTLINE.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Meeting and talking to survivors.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

very int otheir working/volunteering for this organization.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Furher spread the word about their organization and be able to move into larger quarters.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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