The Barry L. Joyce Local Cancer Support Fund –
Offering support groups, transportation assistance, financial assistance, and yoga classes, this support group is locally funded and supported to assist current patients and survivors. Visit http://bljcancerfund.org to view their events calendar or
Phone: 336-427-HELP (4357)
Transforms your personal connections into support when you need it most. By creating a free CaringBridge website, people in a time of need can share updates, photos and videos, connecting with friends and family who care and want to help. Keep everyone up-to-date with Journal entries, where you can easily share the latest with people who care and want to support you.
Road to Recovery –
Road to Recovery volunteers provide transportation for cancer patients in need of rides to their cancer treatments. Trained volunteers use their own vehicles , gas, and time to transport ambulatory patients to chemotherapy and radiation treatments.
Contact Mary Jane Barrow, Road to Recovery Coordinator
Look Good, Feel Better –
LGFB teaches beauty techniques to female cancer patients undergoing active treatment to reduce appearance-related side effects of cancer treatments. In LGFB sessions, trained volunteer cosmetologists teach women how to cope with skin changes using cosmetics and skin care products donated by the cosmetic industry. Women also learn about hair loss, wigs, scarves and other accessories. LGFB is held at the 3rd Monday of each month 10am-12pm .
Register at the cancer center front desk or
Phone : 1-800-227-2345
Reach to Recovery –
Finding out you have breast cancer can leave you feeling overwhelmed, vulnerable and alone. Reach to Recovery volunteers assist women newly diagnosed with breast cancer by providing opportunities to express feelings, verbalize fears and concerns, and ask questions.
Contact Alice Smith, Reach to Recover Coordinator
Dietitian on Call –
The American Cancer Society’s Dietitian on Call program provides cancer patients, their caregivers and health care professional information and support regarding nutrition-related issues. Registered Dietitians provide free nutrition counseling and assistance with nutrition-related questions.
Call 1-800-227-2345 or
Cancer Resource Network –
We Are Here…All Day, Every Day. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Resource Network allows you to “plug in” and connect with a variety of resources, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. One phone call to our call center can link you to ACS programs and services, as well as other community resources available in your community.
Call 1-800-227-2345 or
Relay For Life
For more information or to register as a cancer survivor check us out at www.relayforlife.org/rockinghamnc.