1086 Teaneck Road, Suite 2G
Description of Organization:
Sharsheret, Hebrew for chain, a national cancer organization with three offices (New Jersey, Florida, and California), serves 70,000 women, families, health care professionals, community leaders, and students, in all 50 states. Through 12 national programs, Sharsheret provides culturally relevant support and information to women and families facing breast and ovarian cancer. While our expertise is in young women and Jewish families, all Sharsheret programs serve all women and men of all backgrounds.
• creates a safe community for women at every stage—before, during, and after diagnosis. We offer tailored resources, information, and • creates a safe community for women at every stage—before, during, and after diagnosis. We offer tailored resources, information, and support to caregivers, family members, and friends of women facing breast and ovarian cancer to guide them through the cancer journey.
• services are free, confidential, and easily accessed online and by phone, email, text, and livechat. All services are individualized and provided one-to-one by skilled and trained professionals.
• builds a strong community of “links in the chain” through education and outreach events for college students, healthcare professionals, and community organizations.
Bnai Mitzvah Projects or Volunteer Opportunities offered by the organization for children ages 11 - 13:
Sharsheret’s volunteers can organize Shabbat awareness programs in their communities, host fundraisers in support of Sharsheret, collect toys and games for Sharsheret’s Busy Box® program, coordinate Pink and Teal Challah Bakes, organize awareness events, lead Sharsheret Pink Day in their schools, help spread the word about Sharsheret, or create their own idea!
Minimum Age to Volunteer:
Offer family volunteer opportunities?