International Volunteer Day, Volunteers that Are Here to Serve!
When your child is diagnosed with cancer, your whole world turns upside down. Just getting through the day is often a never-ending challenge. Your child’s health often becomes an obsession. […]
November is National Gratitude Month: What are you grateful for?
It’s National Gratitude Month! Many studies have shown gratitude helps alleviate stress and improve healing. This is especially true for parents and children battling childhood cancer. When challenging times come, […]
Kids with Cancer Can Celebrate Halloween, Here’s How…
The joy on the face of a child as they strut about in their costume collecting candy door-to-door on Halloween is often lost on families with children coping with a […]
Physical Activity During Childhood Cancer, Does It Have to End?
The crack of a baseball bat hitting a ball on a warm summer day, the smell of fresh-cut grass on a soccer field as your son or daughter runs down […]
Nutrition: Where is the time to cook healthy meals?
One of the biggest challenges facing parents and caregivers of children with cancer is good nutrition. Whether it be for the child or the caregiver, eating healthy is a struggle. […]
October is Emotional Wellness Month: Stress and Cancer
“In the days and weeks following my brain cancer diagnosis, stress was a given. Saying my family and I suffered from it was like a pregnant woman saying she was […]
Our Resource Database: A VITAL Service to Our Families!
Your help supports many facets of Here to Serve as an organization. Did you know that hospital social workers generally have no database of resources for families who are NOT […]
Zein Youssef – Your Donations DO Make a Difference!
Childhood cancer boldly and without warning enters the lives of our sons and daughters without reason or cause. Zein has bravely been battling cancer since he was 6 years old […]
EEOC Vows to Defend Employment Rights of Caregivers
In a public meeting, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission heard experts testify as to the discrimination caregivers face in the workplace. More than 40 percent of American workers have […]
Caring for Ill Family Members a Source of Anxiety for Women
A Forbes news item found that 66 percent of both black and white women are worried about caring for sick family members. Though Hispanics were not included in the study, […]