Community Connections

Kits to Heart

Kits to Heart offers free, virtual workshops for cancer patients, caregivers, survivors, and healthcare workers. Participants are guided to explore a theme designed to explore feelings, increase self-expression, foster hope and strengths, identify coping skills, and engage in mindfulness and grounding. Materials are included and no art experience necessary!

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KEYS Program

The KEYS Program provides award-winning patient and family support programs of music outreach, family respite days and sibling support programs that enhance and improve the quality of life of pediatric patients battling cancer and life-threatening illnesses along with children and adults of all ages and abilities. The KEYS Program partners with CancerConnects to offer music therapy to patients.

(315) 363-6446,

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Hugs for Hope

Hugs for Hope provides support and encouragement to cancer patients and their family through sending Hugs for Hope box that includes items and resources relevant to their journey. Additionally, each brave loved one will receive encouraging Hugs for Hope text messages during their treatment cycle, to serve as a reminder that they are not alone and are stronger than they may know.

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Francis House

Francis House provides a home and a supportive extended family to people with terminal illnesses; those with a prognosis of six months or less to live. The Francis House Family surround each resident with unconditional love, guided by core values of compassion, acceptance, respect, and dignity.

(315) 475-5422,

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Integrative Medicine of CNY

Integrative Medicine of Central New York specializes in integrative medicine consultations through investigating root causes of diseases after carefully reviewing a patient’s records, and hearing their story. At IM of CNY, we provide a setting for individuals to be active participants in their holistic care and strive to empower patients to tap into their own inner healing.

(315) 741-5774

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CancerLyfe offers a free online network of cancer patients, cancer partners, and experts to engage with through forums. The site also features a free journal, perfect to document symptoms and feelings through your cancer journey.

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