Events

Thursday, July 28, 2016 (All day)
Boca Raton, FL

Carly Sturm, Sharsheret’s Florida Program Coordinator, will educate the mikvah attendants of Boca Raton Synagogue. This seminar discusses many of the issues that may arise, from emotional to halakhic, and how best to offer support, with the help of Sharsheret. Please email csturm@sharsheret.org for more information or to bring a mikvah training to your community.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization
5216 11th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Join Sharsheret Supports Partner of Excellence, the Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization, at their monthly friendship gatherings for frum women who are in treatment or have been in treatment for cancer.

Confidential meetings are free of charge. Come hear interesting guest speakers and meet others “who understand,” while enjoying a light, healthy snack. This month’s topic is ‘Moving Beyond Acceptance: Learning to Love Your Body Suring and After Cancer, PART 2. Please contact Shlomis, at (718) 438-2020, ext. 7432, for more information.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Lawrence Yacht and Country Club Lawrence, NY

Please join the Long Island Sharsheret committee for a gourmet barbeque and siyum in memory of Ceila Vogel a”h. It will be a memorable evening as they raise awareness about Sharsheret in their community. Dinner at 7:00pm; Siyum at 7:30. $90 Couvert per person by reservation only – www.sharsheret.org/libbq. RSVP by August 1, 2016.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 (All day)
Jewish Community Center St. Louis, MO St. Louis, MO

The Sharsheret Supports Circle meets to offer support to women in the St. Louis Jewish community who have been diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer and are anywhere along their treatment path – before, during, or post treatment.  These casual get-togethers are designed to encourage connections with peers, health professionals and resources.  At each session, there will be an opportunity to share and connect with other program participants.  Led by licensed social worker Kathy Bearman, this group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Light kosher dinner served.

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 8:00pm
Free National Webinar

Are you a breast cancer or ovarian cancer survivor? Join us as we help you navigate healthy living as a cancer survivor. The webinar will highlight the importance of nutrition and exercise as well as a focus on bone strength and lymphedema. A Sharsheret peer supporter will share her personal story and a live question and answer session will follow the presentation. This webinar is made possible with generous support from Amgen and the Cooperative Agreement DP14-1408 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 8:00am
Central Park
TBD
New York, NY

Join Team Sharsheret and walk with 20,000 other walkers at the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Central Park 5-Mile Walk.  Please note there is no registration fee and fundraising is not required.  To register today, click Team Sharsheret, choose “Sign Up” then “Join An Existing Team” and select “Sharsheret Breast Cancer Organization”.

Sunday, November 6, 2016 (All day)
New York, NY

Team Sharsheret is an official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS NYC Marathon. Our athletes will compete in a 26.2 mile race through the streets of New York's five boroughs including Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Manhattan finishing in Central Park. For more information  and to apply for a marathon slot, click here.