IMAGE REBORN INC
June 30, 2011
As Executive Director of this organization for the past nine years, I can speak from my personal experience as a 2-time breast cancer survivor and a leader and participant at the retreats. Each weekend is unique in that the women who comprise the group is always different and inspiring in its own way. We offer retreats for Young Survivors, Metastatic Patients, Latino women and all breast cancer survivors. We indulge and pamper them to the extent that they all deserve. There is an educational emphasis and includes discussions with physicians in the field, and experts in all related topics in which the attendees have expressed an interest. There is fellowship, laughter, some tears and so much hope and caring for others. Lifelong friendships are made at these retreats.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I have personally experienced the results of this organization by remaining in touch with the past attendees and hearing and seeing first hand how much this retreat means to these women. Many were feeling isolated and alone. That is no longer the case after attending one of our retreats.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Changes I would like to see include more funding so to offer more retreats and meet the needs of all breast cancer survivors. I would like for us to have greater visibility and awareness.
Board Member & As the Executive Director and Program Director, I help recruit the attendees, counsel the participants and plan the program specifics to suit group interests.