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ABCD Mentor Founds Giving Circle Addressing Financial Issues

ABCD Mentor Founds “Cynthia’s Breast Cancer Giving Circle, Inc.”
Its goal: Supplement Financial Needs of Cancer Patients

Cynthia Hooker is a committed ABCD mentor. Like all of our mentors and those who turn to ABCD for support, she understands the power of one-to-one. She has focused the principle of one person helping another on the issue of coping with financial stress accompanying a cancer diagnosis.

“Cynthia’s Breast Cancer Giving Circle, Inc.” is a new 501(c)3 non-profit organization and it is accepting its first round of applications. The deadline for this round of applications is October 31, 2011.

The giving circle aspires to “supplement financial needs of cancer patients,” says Cynthia. The focus is to help with basic living and medical expenses. Those eligible to apply for help are:

• Uninsured or underinsured women or men who are 18 years or older
• Cancer patients undergoing medical treatment
• Residents of Southeast Wisconsin (Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha Counties)

To ask additional questions or request an application should contact 414.828.8689.

To download an application, visit the giving circle’s web site:

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