Articles tagged with: cancer

Help island folks with cancer get free ferry tickets…

Written on May 8, 2009 at 6:54 am, by

This one is near & dear to many of us…because so many of us know some­one with the dis­ease. The Sorop­ti­mists have been rais­ing mon­ey for years to help with the trans­porta­tion costs, and one of the cool parts of this is that every cent goes to help local peo­ple. I love what these guys  Con­tin­ue Reading

Islanders helping islanders.….

Written on April 13, 2009 at 1:01 pm, by

One of the cool things here on the island is that if you have can­cer, there have been two ways to get fer­ry tick­ets so you can get to treat­ment on the main­land: The Susan G. Komen Foun­da­tion (for folks with breast can­cer) and the Sorop­ti­mists’ pro­gram (for every­one else). Both have pro­vid­ed hun­dreds of  Con­tin­ue Reading