Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Leslie

This is part of our "Meet a Volunteer" series, highlighting the incredible ovarian and breast cancer survivors and thrivers who volunteer with SHARE to support other women facing these diseases. If you're interested in becoming a volunteer yourself, click here!

 

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

I had some beautiful breast cancer survivors help me through my journey, and I wanted to do the same for other women.

Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Lisa

This is part of our "Meet a Volunteer" series, highlighting the incredible ovarian and breast cancer survivors and thrivers who volunteer with SHARE to support other women facing these diseases. If you're interested in becoming a volunteer yourself, click here!

 

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

 I was a clinical social worker when I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) and was looking for ways to support myself and to help others.

Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Bette

This is part of our "Meet a Volunteer" series, highlighting the incredible ovarian and breast cancer survivors and thrivers who volunteer with SHARE to support other women facing these diseases. If you're interested in becoming a volunteer yourself, click here!

1. Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Facilitator?
I found it incredibly helpful to join a support group when going through my own treatment for breast cancer.

Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Vicky

This is part of our "Meet a Volunteer" series, highlighting the incredible ovarian and breast cancer survivors and thrivers who volunteer with SHARE to support other women facing these diseases. If you're interested in becoming a volunteer yourself, click here!

 

1.    Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

I want to give hope to those newly diagnosed, particularly to those who are young and have been diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer and/or advanced stage breast cancer.

Meet a Breast Cancer Helpline Volunteer: Kathy

This is part of our "Meet a Volunteer" series, highlighting the incredible ovarian and breast cancer survivors and thrivers who volunteer with SHARE to support other women facing these diseases. If you're interested in becoming a volunteer yourself, click here!

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Facilitator?

It is an interesting story because I never actually thought I would facilitate another group! I was a clinical social worker who facilitated many groups in the hospital and in my private practice.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Ann

Most of the callers I’ve spoken with on the helpline are recently diagnosed and terrified.  I’d like to hope that I help them divert from that proverbial rabbit hole of despair by explaining much of that cancer science, so that instead they look towards the challenges that lay ahead with renewed sense of perseverance and inner strength.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Eileen

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

I have been part of a few Facebook closed groups for quite a few years now. At a time when there was a widespread set of losses, I blocked them all from showing up in my newsfeed.

Meet a Helpline Volunteer: Nancy

Why did you decide to be a SHARE Breast Cancer Helpline volunteer?

I became a SHARE Volunteer because SHARE helped me through my cancer journey and kept me sane. I went to a SHARE support group two days after my diagnosis (because my doctor at the time told me not to.

National Helpline:
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