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Healing Through Art
September 9, 2021

When Nandita Kothari walked into the LivingWell Cancer Resource Center in 2018, art was not on her radar. The breast cancer survivor was healing from a mastectomy and came to…

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Pump Up and Help Support LivingWell
July 14, 2021

The PRIDE of St. Charles – BP gas station, located at 1505 Lincoln Highway (Route 38 and Bricher Road), now has a “SPIRIT PUMP” decked out in full LivingWell graphics….

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St. Charles Student Sews Port Pillows for LivingWell
July 4, 2021

Incoming St. Charles North High School freshman Alyssa Watanapongse, 13, has been on a mission this summer. The determined honor student taught herself how to sew “port pillows,” which attach…

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Chicago Artists Help Cancer Survivor Create Irreverent Coloring Book About Chemo
June 7, 2021

In the quiet moments during her cancer treatment, Jeri Davis didn’t turn to inspirational readings or soothing music to help her cope. Instead, she used her wicked sense of humor…

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Bringing Joy to the World
May 25, 2021

If you’ve ever wondered if there is good in the world, you haven’t met Joy Harmon. Harmon, a young married mom living in Naperville, Illinois, with two small children, was…

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How I Found My Way to LivingWell and Volunteerism
May 17, 2021

When a physician told Judy Richman she would only need surgery to treat her early-stage lung cancer, her first reaction was a healthy bit of skepticism. The former nurse —who…

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What’s the Deal With LivingWell’s Flying Pigs?
April 26, 2021

Joanne Hansen was reading a philanthropy magazine in 2005 when artwork on a page caught her eye. “It was a cartoon that had two men in it, and one was…

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Flower Power
March 7, 2021

LivingWell participant Donna Bailey was apprehensive about undergoing chemotherapy treatment. She heard and read about all of the possible side effects. The word “toxic” came top of mind when she…

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Meet Jenny Burns, LivingWell Volunteer
April 24, 2020

Periodically, we put the spotlight on one of our valued LivingWell Cancer Resource Center volunteers, staff members, or participants. Today, the spotlight is on LivingWell volunteer Jenny Burns who co-leads…

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