Events

Sunday, February 14, 2016 (All day)
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI

Want a treat for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day? AEPhi at University of Wisconsin-Madison is holding a Valentine's Day Cookie Sale on Friday, February 14th! The cookies are from Manny's Cookie Shop and Deli, and all proceeds go to supporting Sharsheret. We want to raise as much for breast cancer research and support as possible, so please donate to the cause! Any amount is appreciated!

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
Jewish Community Center St. Louis, MO

The Sharsheret Supports Circle will meet 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 networks of peers, health professionals and related 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 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, February 19, 2016 (All day)
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

The students at Penn Hillel will host their annual Sharsheret Pink Shabbat event. More than 300 students attend and you should be one of them! Hear from professionals in the cancer community. Then register your team for Cake Wars on Saturday night and compete for the best cake designs! For more information, please contact Jill Golub at jill.s.golub@gmail.com or  Emily Finkelman emilyfinkelman@gmail.com.

Friday, February 19, 2016 (All day)
Rutgers University East Brunswick, NJ

Sharsheret’s Ambassadors on campus will host a Sharsheret Pink Shabbat at the Hillel. Join them to learn Sharsheret’s Have The Talk program and the importance of learning about your cancer genetic history. To join them and reserve you spot contact the Hillel.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 11:45am
Morris I Franco Community Cancer Center Brooklyn, NY

Sharsheret tailors its services to the specific needs of women and families from before diagnosis, through treatment, and beyond. Learn Sharsheret’s specialized and practiced techniques for helping women talk about breast and ovarian cancer with their children. This free program is open to parents, grandparents, family members and health care providers. Lunch will be served.  379 Kings Highway, Brooklyn. RSVP appreciated, please contact Rebecca Esses at 718-787-1800.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 10:45pm
Morris I Franco Community Cancer Center Brooklyn, NY

Sharsheret’s clinical team has developed and utilizes a series of metaphors in their individualized support of women with breast and ovarian cancer. Learn how you can adapt and incorporate these metaphors to manage your thoughts and emotions. This free program is open to patients, caregivers and health care providers. Lunch will be served. RSVP appreciated, please contact Rebecca Esses at 718-787-1800.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
Roth Family JCC of Greater Orlando Maitland, FL

Sharsheret joins the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando, Hillel of Central Florida, the JCC of Greater Orlando and Sharsheret Supports Partner of Excellence JFS Orlando at a High Risk Cancer Symposium. Many Jewish women are at an increased genetic risk for certain cancers. Join our panel of experts from UF Health Cancer Center – Orlando Health to discuss the risk, find preventive means and get your questions answered. This is a free event. Picture ID will be required upon entry. 851 North Maitland Avenue, Maitland, FL 32751

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 1:30pm
Congregation Bet Shira Miami, FL

Hear from Sharsheret’s Director of Navigation and Support Services, Shera Dubitsky, as she educates the clergy and staff of Congregation Bet Shira about the unique issues that impact young Jewish women facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, how the staff can help, and how Sharsheret can help. To bring a cultural competency training to your organization or for more information, contact Director of National Outreach, Melissa Rosen, at mrosen@sharsheret.org or 866.474.2774.

Monday, March 7, 2016 (All day) - Friday, March 11, 2016 (All day)
MIT Cambridge, MA

Join the sisters of AEPhi for their cupcake sale in the student union. Learn more about Sharsheret and our program and services. Proceeds will support Sharsheret. For more information, please contact Abigail Katcoff at abigail.katcoff@gmail.com.

Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 9:00pm
Upper West Side New York, NY

Join Sharsheret's Young Professionals Circle for an evening of casino fun, great food, and networking opportunities. Stay tuned for more details. Contact Sarah Eagle to join the planning committee or for more information.