Living with Cancer

How to Cope When Life Passes By

How to Cope When Life Passes By

My conversations lately with young people undergoing cancer treatments have centered around the struggle of maintaining a social life with a cancer diagnosis. Whether in-person or virtual—especially due to the pandemic and general precautions as immunocompromised patients, interactions with others inevitably change.

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A Survivor Marks 25 Years

A Survivor Marks 25 Years

Cancer survivor Becky Carr celebrates 25 years since being diagnosed with breast cancer. She is donating her handmade quilt to Kits to Heart for our upcoming silent auction to support our mission.

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Sending Love to Cancer Patients

Sending Love to Cancer Patients

It is wild to see that more than 1,000 cancer care kits have been distributed to patients in 47 U.S. states and 10 hospitals since we started during the pandemic. And while not every recipient shares his/her/their experiences with us, it makes receiving messages of gratitude that makes us feel gratitude. This morning, I woke up to a Facebook post from Alex D.: "Today I got a package in the mail. I have already cried 3 times since I received it, and I will cry more. Happy tears. Grateful tears. This package came from Kits to Heart. I'm gonna try not...

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Year in Review

Year in Review

I am so proud of what we have accomplished—especially during a global pandemic, when people lost steady sources of income while having to deal with a cancer diagnosis.

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Why I Give

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Why I Give

Last Saturday, Pattie Watts submitted a kit request and included a note on how she is living paycheck to paycheck. Her message was why I rushed to Walmart to buy her a gift card for groceries and gas. We managed to get her kit delivered by Monday afternoon, and the following morning, I woke up to read the most heartfelt email.

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