Hello, I am a client of Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio. Approximately 2 years ago my life, and the life of my husband and young child, turned upside down when we discovered my brain cancer. We had no idea how to handle any of our new struggles. Cancer Connection gave us so much assistance to figure out how to move forward and begin to build our new lives. We were, and still are, so incredibly fortunate to have Cancer Connection in our lives!
For my birthday this year, I'm asking for donations to Cancer Connection Of Northwest Ohio. I've chosen this nonprofit because their mission means a lot to me, and I hope you'll consider contributing as a way to celebrate with me. Every little bit will help me reach my goal.
I can't explain how much Jean and the girls have helped my family. Even after my wife passed away last month, Jean is calling to help us through the holidays. She has me crying tears of joy and love for her and the girls. Thank you Jean from the bottom of my heart. I am forever grateful!!!!
Cancer Connection NWO is the only organization that we found to help our daughter when she was diagnosed with leukemia. The support they provided to our entire family along with the programs for her specifically was incredible! Great group of people.
Cancer Connection has helped my family so much! They have been there for us by calling us weekly, attending doctor appointments, giving us resources, help with bills and much more. We cannot thank you all enough!!
I am a former patient of Cancer Connection of NWO and I tell anyone I meet about the help the organization has provided to me. In so doing, I feel like I am able to assist others through their difficult diagnosis.
This organization is helpful to people and lets them know about resources they do not already know about. I wish I knew about them when I had cancer.
I am excited to see that the community it becoming more aware of our programs and are contacting us as soon as they are diagnosed with cancer.
My love for the organization is beyond words. I volunteered there as part as my externship with Davis College. On my first day it was my job to call clients and just simply ask if they needed anything from the organization. I started with the A's and person after person said nope I'm good but I am so thankful that you call. It makes me feel safe. Then I was all the way to the N's and a very sickly voice said. I just got a letter from the bank and they want to take my home. Here is where Jean Schoen steps in. Beyond my knowledge there is assistance to save the women's home. I just loved the work that they do from then on. Because no one wants to be sick, let alone not in there own home. Just recently I went for my first mammogram, it came back abnormal. Jean was the first person I called, even before my mom. She calmed me down and asked when my next appt. was and yup there she was holding my hand the whole time. That day would have not been the same without her. She talked to me about everything under the sun but the scary test and results that might be getting. Everything turned out great, and she celebrated with me like I was her own daughter. So the morel of my rambling is that every single client that gets a hold of Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio doesn't just get an operator on the other line, they get family.
This organization is the only one in our community that is serving children with cancer. They have been a godsend to my family!
I never dreamed that my family would need these types of services but after hearing the diagnosis of cancer, we knew we could not do this alone.
Thank you for being with us and providing the support that we could not get from any other organization!! We are forever grateful!
I would like to have a Cancer Connection in our area - there are so many people dying of this horrible disease!
CCNWO helps with bills, gives me free massages and goes to doctor appointments with us. Don't know how we would manage this without them.
What a great service you provide. I see the results of your support and guidance in the lives of the patients that we serve.
I think that there should be more of these organizations in every city across the nation.
It has been my experience that CCNWO has assisted and mentored many cancer patients and their families throughout the Toledo community for 7 years. I have seen families helped financially, spiritually and mentally throughout their cancer journey. I have been a recipient of their services and count it a blessing to pass it on!
After speaking with them I knew I would be taken care of and guided in the right direction. CCNWO helped me to find a place to stay during my radiation treatments. I cannot stress enough how truly grateful I was for their generosity and kindness.