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Share Self-Help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer, Inc.
June 15, 2010

I am one of the women who founded SHARE in 1976 - the charter vice-President. SHARE began at time when there was little information for survivors or breast cancer and one did not easily come out with the fact that you had the disease. I had a mastectomy, without reconstruction, in 1975. SHARE helped me to talk about my cancer, to get in touch with my fears about it (my sister had died of breast cancer 5 years earlier) and helped me resolve to help others like me. SHARE still does all these things and does them well. In addition SHARE is a leader in spreading the word about the need for more research, more search for a cure and more support for survivors.

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

1976 -2010 SHARE was of great support in my early post surgery years and in years after. It is now responsive to all women I have referred for its services.

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

The friendliness of staff and volunteers - the quickness of response to my needs.

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

Pleasant and helpful

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Former volunteer & I am a founder of SHARE - then a member of the board and volunteer.