Community Connections

Joseph Michael Chubbuck Foundation

The Joseph Michael Chubbuck Foundation provides financial assistance to individuals in Onondaga, Oneida, Herkimer, and Madison counties currently in cancer treatment. They help guide and advocate for families and patients battling all types of cancers, raise awareness to aid in treatments, as well as promote prevention and early detection of cancer.

(315) 339-5993,

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Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer

Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer is AnnMarie Giannino’s fierce and unconventional initiative to promote awareness and advocacy, with a special focus on how the disease impacts the mental state of so many people. Since its inception in 2012, Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer has raised and contributed over $750,000 to a variety of breast cancer organizations CancerConnects is now her primary organization for donations.

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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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Knitted Knockers

Knitted Knockers connects volunteer knitters and crocheters with breast cancer survivors to offer free Knitted Knockers to any women who wants them. Knitted Knockers are special handmade breast prostheses for women who have had breast cancer and undergone a mastectomy or lumpectomy. They are soft, comfortable, adjustable, and washable that when placed in a regular bra they take the shape and feel of a real breast. CancerConnects has some Knitted Knockers available in our office!

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Cleaning for a Reason

Cleaning for a Reason provides free home cleaning to patients battling cancer. The goal is to remove the burden of cleaning and allow those recovering from surgery, in active treatment, or in hospice to focus on their heath and spending valuable time with loved ones. This service is currently provided by Home Sweet Home Cleaning in Oneida, Madison, and Onondaga counties.

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Gouverneur Breast & Ovarian Cancer Fund

The Gouverneur Breast & Ovarian Cancer Fund works to alleviate at least some of the financial burden patients face during their treatment and allow them to focus on recovery and healing. They assist patients in St. Lawrence, Jefferson, Lewis, and Franklin counties.

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