Surviving Cancer

Volunteer Spotlight: Northwest High School

Volunteer Spotlight: Northwest High School

For the month of November, we are proud to feature our club leaders Gurnoor Gill and Grace Patterson of Northwest High School in Germantown, MD!

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Creating Meaning

Creating Meaning

"The struggle of whether to try to completely assimilate or to be alienated and really run with what makes you different—that tension is the genesis of any sort of meaningful creation." —Kate McKinnon, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner: Season 1 Growing up as the daughter of immigrants, who worked nonstop running their own business, I had no intentions to start my own. Every day, I witnessed the lack of work-life balance permeating our family's lives, all as part of the struggle to provide for me and my sister. In fact, to this day, every night except on Saturdays, their phones would ring, as they...

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Do We Have Your Vote?

Do We Have Your Vote?

An invitation to tune in to three virtual Shark Tank-style pitch events to support Kits to Heart.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Winston Churchill High School

Volunteer Spotlight: Winston Churchill High School

We are so excited to kick off a Q&A series with our Kits to Heart club leaders! This month, Lauren Turner and Anjali George (pictured above) at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, MD share their experiences working with their club members. Kits to Heart: What inspired you to start a KTH chapter at your school?Lauren: After doing service projects for Kits to Heart during the pandemic, we decided that this was something we wanted to continue to do and loved that we could make a difference. By starting a chapter at our school, we knew that we could make...

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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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