• Reach to Recovery

    Asked by Nellie on Monday, January 28, 2013

    Reach to Recovery

    I have "applied" to become a reach to recovery volunteer through the American Cancer Society. Anyone on here also volunteer for that??????

    3 Answers from the Community

    • nancyjac's Avatar

      I do not participate in that particular program, but I am a peer counselor and patient advocate for people with cancer.

      over 4 years ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Hi Nellie, congratulations on taking that step! Volunteering to help others can be a big help in your own recovery, while helping others. I volunteer for ACS also, I am a Hero Of Hope Speaker, I travel a couple states in my area speaking to Relay for LIfe groups, civic groups, etc. I speak at a lot of Relay Survivor Dinners and Relay events, kickoffs, team captain universities or any function they need me for really.

      You will probably enjoy it.

      For anyone wanting information about the Reach to Recovery program, here is a link.

      over 4 years ago
    • Nellie's Avatar

      Thank you GregP! I just want to listen and help people through their journey. I had a wonderful support system, but I still felt "alone" sometimes. You are a busy man!!

      over 4 years ago

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