The Cope Well Foundation is committed to providing you with a variety of Involvement Programs that will allow you to get involved in the fight against cancer and to make a difference in the lives of those we support.
If you are interested in raising awareness for survivors of ALL cancer types and supporting them during the time of their survivorship, there are a variety of ways in which you can get involved with The Cope Well Foundation. Whether it’s as a Cope Well Partner, Leader, Advocate, Event Participant, Volunteer, Donor, Staff or Intern, your involvement with our programs will fully benefit and make a difference in the lives of those we support. Anyone, anywhere can join our fight against cancer, so please take a moment to explore our website and find a way that is comfortable and appropriate for you to get involved and to start making a difference today! Without the support of individuals like you, programs like ours would not be a possibility, so on behalf of everyone at The Cope Well Foundation, we thank you for your efforts!
Whether it’s through our foundation or another organization devoted to cancer survivorship, we encourage you to get involved in the fight against cancer. In addition to our own work, we also support local coalitions that are making a difference in their own community. Below are a few of those organizations whose concepts we support, or that have been recommended to us by our Cope Well Members. If involvement with our program is not a right fit for you, one of the organizations below might be, so take a moment to review their information. If there is an organization devoted to cancer survivorship in your community, and you would like to recognize their efforts, please contact us today!
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12-chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities. For more information visit: www.cancer.org.
North Dakota Cancer Coalition
The North Dakota Cancer Coalition is made up of partners from across the state who work together with the common goal of reducing the incidence and death of cancer among North Dakotans. North Dakota Cancer Coalition partners worked together to write North Dakota's Cancer Control Plan. For more information visit: www.ndcancercoalition.org.
To view a copy of the 2011-2016 North Dakota Cancer Control Plan in which our founder is featured, click here on NDCC.
Grand Forks YMCA – LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project
The LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project is a physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors achieve their holistic health goals. Participants work with Y staff trained in supportive cancer care to safely achieve their goals such as building muscle mass and strength; increasing flexibility and endurance; and improving confidence and self-esteem. By focusing on the whole person and not the disease, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA helps people move beyond cancer in spirit, mind and body. For more information visit: www.gfymca.org.
The Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, also known as BreatheND, is a division of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Executive Committee. The Executive Committee administers the funding provided by Statewide Initiated Measure 3 that voters passed in 2008. BreatheND offers the latest news on issues related to tobacco use and secondhand smoke, its health consequences, and what can be done to protect all North Dakotans from secondhand smoke. For more information visit: www.breathend.com.
Smoke Free Grand Forks
The Grand Forks Tobacco Free Coalition is a group of citizens working together to create and promote a healthier, tobacco-free community through education, legislation, and enforcement of policies. For more information visit: www.tobaccobytes.com.
Thank you to those who are making a difference in the global fight against cancer!
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