Support Groups

Bright Spot Network

by Elephants & Tea February 21, 2022

Bright Spot Network provides young cancer survivors who are parents of small children with a safe space for individual and familial healing, recovery, and reconnection.

Read More...

Sites and Insights

by Elephants & Tea January 18, 2022

Sites and Insights is a 501c3 nonprofit providing cancer patients, survivors and caregivers, a way to express their fear, anxiety and grief in an innovative way. Our Mindful Therapeutic Art Programs offer a unique way to help process this life-altering experience for anyone impacted by cancer. The SAI (Sites and Insights) copyrighted curriculums combines art, color, mindful techniques, sensory integration, and various complementary therapies. Our programs have proven to help with the emotional healing, transforming the cancer experience while generating hope and motivation to the survivors and caregivers. In-person and virtual programs are available. Visit our website to register and find out more about our various programs and events.

Read More...

The Play It Back Music Program (PIB)

by Elephants & Tea

The Play It Back Music Program (PIB) powered by Teen Cancer America gives adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patients and survivors the opportunity to express themselves and heal through the power of making music. The process of putting their experiences to words and music gives them the satisfaction of creating art that can cross infinite emotional boundaries, help themselves release their visions into the world and inspire people from all walks of life. This program gives the artists the chance to meet others with shared experiences and passion for music. Their stories and coming together have created a unique community that provides support, purpose, peer mentorship and the fortitude to thrive as they move forward in the next steps of their life’s journey. Play It Back also connects AYA cancer survivors with industry professionals to create songs, meet artists, and explore music in a way never imagined.

Read More...

Connecting Champions

by Elephants & Tea January 21, 2021

Connecting Champions is a nonprofit that asks young adults and kids with cancer, “What are you passionate about?” and connects them with a local mentor for the cancer journey and into survivorship. Through our virtual and in-person programs, we’ve connected young adults and kids across the country with mentors from over 50 different career paths — robotics, social justice law, baking, ballet, video game design, and everything in between.

Read More...

Lending Hearts

by Elephants & Tea August 13, 2020

Living with cancer is hard enough, you don’t have to go it alone. We know the balance between treatment and wellness is vital. Be part of a community that supports you and your family’s whole health. The Lending Hearts Integrative Oncology Wellness Program is a free and comprehensive program for those in treatment and in recovery from cancer their entire family or caregiving network. Services are virtual and address the stresses and demands experienced by the mind, body and overall well-being of individuals. If scheduling prevents participating in live programs, Lending Hearts has an extensive offering of recorded content available on demand through our YouTube channel and specific playlists. To see all upcoming program offerings and more about Lending Hearts, please go to www.lendinghearts.org.

Read More...

Mighty + Bright

by Elephants & Tea

Mighty + Bright helps kids by relieving the uncertainty that comes with cancer treatment. Using fun picture books, kids learn the science of cancer in an honest, totally non-scary way, and how treatment — their own, or a parent’s — will affect their day-to-day life. The complementary magnetic calendar allows parents to show their kids what’s happening each day, from treatment appointments to low-key bonding activities that are easy enough to do from bed.

Read More...

Escape

by Elephants & Tea July 28, 2020

Escape is a grassroots organization working and learning how to best serve adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers. Our goal is to provide equitable resources and support to those most overlooked in cancer care. We exist to highlight the voices of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual, plus (LGBTQIA+) folx and cultivate an environment that is safe for self expression within the cancer community.

Read More...

Kits to Heart

by Elephants & Tea

Founded by a three-time cancer alumna, Kits to Heart is a nonprofit organization that gives thoughtfully designed, curated cancer care kits to patients and caregivers. Its mission is to bring smiles and solidarity to those affected by cancer.

Read More...

b-present Foundation

by Elephants & Tea

No young adult should have to face cancer alone. The b-present Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded in memory of 20 year old Kirsten, who lost her battle with leukemia in 2016. b-present is focused on improving the experience of young adults with cancer by providing the tools and information that empower the social support […]

Read More...

Hearts Need Art

by Elephants & Tea

Hearts Need Art’s mission is to create moments of joy, self-expression and connection for those facing life-altering health challenges through arts engagement, advocacy and innovation. We identify and train artists, musicians, and writers in the community that desire to serve people through their creativity. Our artists provide accessible arts activities for patients in healthcare settings and virtually. Virtual activities can be done one-on-one but patients are encouraged to invite their family and friends to join us using the link provided after the activity is scheduled.

Read More...