Stories of Hope
We want you to know that you don't have to face this journey alone—there is a community of people here to help, and in sharing their own experiences, offer a sense of hope.
It was February 23, 2016. I was sitting in a doctor’s office in disbelief as he told me the results of my biopsy. He said I had an aggressive form of stage four prostate cancer...
Mary Lou Robinson
Cancer has hit close to home more than once for Mary Lou Robinson, and that’s why she’s so passionate about helping others in their fight.
Jackie Green and her team at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Cancer Center strive to make a patient’s experience with a cancer diagnosis as comfortable and stress-free as possible....
Canton Central School
The staff at Canton Central School understands it takes a village to battle cancer, and they take that saying seriously when it comes to supporting students in need.
Cindy has helped raise tens of thousands of dollars towards the fight against cancer for the past decade in memory of her son Eric, who passed away from the disease nine years ago.
Ryan's Wish Foundation
Dr. Saidel and his wife Rita founded Ryan’s Wish Foundation in memory of their son, who strived to live life to the fullest even as he battled cancer.
Kay and the staff at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s Richard E. Winter Cancer Center is dedicated to providing individualized care and offering a sense of hope for every cancer patient they help.
Local cancer patients who are terminally ill and no longer receiving curative treatment can find comfort in receiving care from Hospice, as can their families and caregivers.
Penny Kring (Heath)
A photographer, Penny is passionate about capturing relationships and cherishing legacies, which is why she offers those diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to have pictures taken with their families.
Rebecca and her students at Northern Light Yoga in Canton are no strangers to raising money to help people in their community—their annual fundraiser helps to support organizations such as Jules for Life.
The Gouverneur Breast Cancer Fund is dedicated to providing support and financial assistance for anyone in the county diagnosed with breast cancer.
As a certified end of life doula, Amber can help those facing an end of life cancer diagnosis by offering support through every step of this difficult and trying time.
Help Sami Kick Cancer and The Lodge
Jim and Karen Curtis founded the Help Sami Kick Cancer Foundation to help families facing pediatric cancer in memory of their daughter Samantha “Sami” Curtis.
Kim's Hair Art Studio and Wigs
Kim has cut and styled hair for more than 20 years, and she is now extending her expertise to help a new clientele: women who have lost their hair to cancer.
St. Lawrence County Cancer Fund
For the past four decades members of the community have banded together to raise money for the local fight against cancer with the annual Edward I. Moses Walk/Run for Life.