Breast Cancer Comfort Bags

Breast Cancer Comfort Bag Project

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Women who are undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer have a variety of ongoing recovery issues, both physical and emotional. This can be a time of pain and fear, and a special tote bag created just for this woman, given by other women, can make a positive impact on her spirit and comfort. With the assistance of grants and donations, our club has filled lovely tote bags with contents which include physical comfort items and items to provide spiritual support as well. We have, so far, distributed approximately 1000 bags to women attending chemotherapy clinics in neighboring underserved areas.

We have received wonderful feedback from recipients and caregivers, who feel that the contents have provided patients with many items they needed going through chemotherapy. They also appreciated the personal notes that were contained within the tote, wishing them well.

This is a quote from a recipient. “I received a breast cancer comfort bag just before my very first chemotherapy infusion for stage three breast cancer. I can’t tell you what joy it brought me to receive this gift. It truly brightened an otherwise grim day. It actually brought tears to my eyes to receive such kindness from someone I have not met.”

With your help, we are hoping to support another year of providing these invaluable totes to women. Each bag costs approximately $50. If you would like to purchase a bag to donate to someone in your life or donate to our program, please contact Maria Capaldo at minniecap@icloud.com.