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shytownc7

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Review for Stupid Cancer, New York, NY, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

My battle has been long, and overwhelming at times. I thought I was the only one. Lonely and depressed, I searched the web for some insight on how to deal with these feelings, not so much the chemo and its impressive side effects. When I found i [2] y, it was because I searched the words stupid and cancer. How excited I was to find them. Through their continued will and determination, I myself joined in the only way I knew I could. By letting others who wanted to help me do so, I was able to join with them and be able to advocate for "stupid cancer" as well as my specific rare type of Ovarian cancer. To be in your 20's, and noone else around to relate to, I'm too Young For This was what I needed. Because of them, I may have found my new calling :)

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

being able to advocate for others like me.

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

online only, but very helpful.

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

find a cure I'm sure.

Ways to make it better...

I was able to fly to New York and meet everyone.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Funds.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Volunteer & held fundraiser in i[2]y name, donated on my own, many many people are now aware of the organization and what it does for me.