Community contains the medicine of connection. Do you need tools to better connect with community? Some of these resources help you connect online and more directly with people giving help and heart through your journey. Even find ways to create your own website where you can ask for help and perhaps share updates about your health and healing. Family and friends can then better organize to give you support you really need.
Create websites as free patient blogs that connect friends and family during a health challenge.
Create a free personal website to post your story, share updates, and allow your community to post messages in one place.
Empowers friends and family to provide emotional and financial support to loved ones while they navigate a medical crisis. A GiveForward page makes fundraising for out-of-pocket expenses like co-pays, travel and lodging, and alternative treatments easy.
Through their unique matching process, Imerman Angels partners anyone seeking cancer support with someone just like you – a “Mentor Angel”. A Mentor Angel is a cancer survivor or survivor’s caregiver who is the same age, same gender, and most importantly who has beaten the same type of cancer. Their service is absolutely free and helps anyone touched by any type of cancer, at any cancer stage level, at any age, living anywhere in the world.
I’m Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation
The nation’s largest support community for the next generation of patients, survivors, and caregivers between 15-40 offers an educational website, online forum, events, and a radio show.
Join one or more than 50 groups for people with cancer and their caregivers, post questions and comments on the discussion boards, and connect with other group members.
Provides an online social network through a blog, forum, and ask the experts section along with other educational resources.
Lotsa Helping Hands
Create a free of charge, private, web-based community to organize family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues—a family’s circles of community—during times of need. Coordinate activities and manage volunteers with our intuitive group calendar. Communicate and share information using announcements, messages boards, and photos.
My Crazy Sexy Life
A vibrant online community created by Kris Carr for wellness warriors from around the world to meet, share, and support each other in the pursuit of health, spiritual wealth, and happiness with many conversations related to the cancer journey.
Create free personal websites to share updates, receive messages in one place, organize a calendar from doctor’s appointments to requests for help with tasks, post photos, and requests for donations from your community.
- Explore other related resources for support in Psychological Cancer Support: Phone and In Person.