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BethanyTX

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Review for First Descent, Greenwood Village, CO, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I was a participant in one of the FD kayaking programs last summer. It changed my life. I'll never forget the connections I made with other survivors and one day I hope to be able to give back to this great organization that has given me so much!

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

amazing! I was overwhelmed by the generosity and how much they cared about all of us.

Ways to make it better...

it had been longer :) A week was great, but I didn't want to go home!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Client Served & Camper/kayaker.

Review for Stupid Cancer, New York, NY, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

When I was diagnosed with cancer at 27, I found myself thrust into a world of confusing terms, life-altering decisions, strange side effects, and profound loneliness. Through I2Y and their social networking capabilities, I've been able to connect with other survivors who, through shared experiences, provide an immediate comfort in my life. I know I am not alone. Because of my connections with I2Y, I am living every day with a sense of purpose.

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

the lifelong connections I have made as a result of their resources.

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

friendly and welcoming. Survivorship is a club that no one asks to be in, but once you are there, with I2Y you are never left out in the cold.

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

launch a huge public relations campaign to bring attention to the AYA cancer cause and demand improvements in care for this demographic.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Volunteer & Attended the OMG! Summit in NYC. Spread the word daily about I2Y :).