We've updated our information as of 6/15/2020:
Cancer Connection continues to provide Befriending (one to-one-support)
by telephone and is offering all of our support groups and some programs via remote technology.
Giving during COVID19 Pandemic
CARES Act 2020: How It Could Benefit You
Legislation known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, designed to assist the economy during the coronavirus pandemic, was passed by Congress and signed into law by the President on March 27, 2020.
Here is a summary of provisions applicable to charitable giving included in the Act, officially named the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: New Charitable Deduction for Non-Itemizers, Higher Deduction Limits, Required minimum distributions waived in 2020, Waiver of penalties when retirement funds are used for Coronavirus purposes.
Our center at 41 Locust Street in Northampton,
remains closed to in-person services.
Please call our center (413) 586-1642 and leave a phone message with your contact information and available times; a Befriender will call you back.
Befrienders are available by phone during our regular Befriending hours.
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10 AM to 2 PM and Wednesday 10 AM to 12 Noon
If those times aren’t convenient, please call Cancer Connection and we’ll find a time that works.
The Cancer Connection Thrift Shop at 375 South Street in Northampton is closed.
Reopening date to be announced. Visit the Thrift Shop's Facebook page or check their web page for updates. Thank you.
To contact our staff, please leave us a message or email us:
Center Phone: 413-586-1642
a place to find strength.
Cancer Connection offers a haven where people living with cancer, their families, and their caregivers can learn how to cope with their changed lives and bodies and emotional turmoil by sharing strategies and resources. All of our offerings are free of charge.
Cancer Connection is a place to find kindness, understanding, energy, laughter and respite.
Since its founding in 2000 by Deb Orgera and Jackie Walker, Cancer Connection has dedicated itself to creating a creative environment emphasizing vitality and good times rather than isolation and illness. We are able to offer our services free of charge, thanks to the generosity of the individuals, corporations and foundations that support our work.
Phone : (413) 586-1642 FAX (413) 280-0223
Cancer Connection, 41 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01060