Cope Well Mission Summary
​As a nonprofit organization that focuses primarily on serving the
coping needs of Survivors and their Support Systems by helping
them ‘Cope Well’ emotionally and spiritually, in order to 'Live Well'
during their Survivorship Journey, the Cope Well Foundation
promotes the benefits of 4 signature Coping Outlets, all of which
have been developed by Cope Well and have proven to be not
only beneficial, but essential, for the emotional and spiritual
well-being of Survivors and their Support Systems. Those Coping
Outlets are: Survivorship thru Mentorship, Live Well thru
Activities
, Coping thru Counseling and Cope with Hope.

​There’s so much attention put on the physical affects of Cancer that the emotional and spiritual affects are often times overlooked, ignored and even misunderstood. However, those affects are real and they can have a lasting impact on a Survivor's overall well-being even after the Cancer is gone. Although the primary focus of the Cope Well Foundation has been on Cancer Survivorship since the launch of our organization in 2011, we also promote the benefits of our Coping Outlets to Survivors and their Support Systems in ALL areas of life, as Survivorship isn’t limited to Cancer alone. We also understand that the emotional and spiritual affects of Survivorship expand beyond the Survivor. Those affects can have an equal impact on the Survivor's Support System as well. We refer to this as the Supportship Journey. Therefore, the Cope Well Foundation also promotes the benefits of our 4 signature Coping Outlets to those who support those in need.

To further promote the benefits of our Coping Outlets and to increase the impact we have on the Survivorship Journey of Survivors and their Support Systems, we also assemble and distribute our signature 'Cope Well to Live Well' Survivor Sacks and our 'Cope Well to Live Well' Survivor/Support Packets.


​For more information about each of our Coping Outlets, our Survivor Sacks or our Survivor/Support Packets, please visit their individual pages in the How Can We Help drop-down menu above! Below you will find a brief Cope Well Q&A, which has been created to help answer basic questions pertaining to the overall mission and efforts of the Cope Well Foundation. If you have additional questions, please Connect with us today!


Cope Well Q&A
Q: What is your Mission? We’re a nonprofit organization that focuses on (use any of the following):
A1: Helping Survivors Cope Well, emotionally and spiritually, during their Survivorship Journey.
A2: The importance of ones emotional and spiritual well-being during Survivorship.
A3: Promoting the importance of the emotional and spiritual well-being of Survivors and their Support Systems everywhere.

Q: What type of services do you provide?
A: Cope Well promotes the importance of 4 signature Coping Outlets, all of which have been developed by Cope Well and have proven to be not only beneficial, but essential, for the emotional and spiritual well-being of Survivors and their Support Systems. These Coping Outlets include: Survivorship thru Mentorship, Live Well thru Activities, Coping thru Counseling and Cope with Hope. We also provide our signature Survivor Sacks, as well as our Survivor Packets and Support Packets to anyone interested.

Q: Who are your Coping Outlets meant for?
A: Our Coping Outlets are available to Survivors and their Support Systems everywhere. Although we focus primarily on Cancer Survivorship, we know that Survivorship isn’t limited to Cancer alone, so we promote our Coping Outlets to Survivors in ALL areas of life.

Q: What are other examples of Survivorship?
A: PTSD, Suicide, Depression, Infertility, Lupus, Loss of a Loved One or any other circumstance in life that requires the need to Cope. We are all Survivors of something!


Q: Who is considered to be a Survivor?
A: A Survivor is anyone who has been effected, directly or indirectly, by a circumstance in life which has left them with the need to Cope. We consider Survivorship to be day 1 of a diagnoses to 20+ years in remission/recovery. As mentioned, although we focus primarily on Cancer Survivors, Survivorship isn’t limited to Cancer alone. Heart Disease, PTSD, Depression, Lupus, Infertility or even the loss of a loved one. We are ALL Survivors of something!

Q: What is a Support System?
A: Support Systems, who we also refer to as Co-Survivors, are those who Support those in need. They can consist of spouses, parents, siblings, close friends and so forth.


Q: What is a Cope Well Promotional Representative?

A: The role of a Cope Well Promotional Representative is to simply represent our organization by 1) promoting our overall mission and efforts throughout your community and 2) offering Cope Well Promotional Items to interested individuals/groups/organizations/businesses.

Q: Do you provide your Coping Outlets to residents of North Dakota only?
A: Although we focus primarily on providing direct services to residents of North Dakota and East Grand Forks, MN, we promote the importance of our Coping Outlets to Survivors and their Support Systems all around the country. We do this by making our Survivor Sacks and our Survivor/Support Packets available to ANY Survivor or Support System who is interested in our organization.

Q: What the difference between a Survivor Sack and a Survivor/Support Packet?
A: The intention of our Survivor Sacks are to simply increase the impact we have on the Cancer Community by further promoting our Coping Outlets and the importance of emotional AND spiritual well-being during one’s Survivorship Journey.
A: The Intention of our Survivor Packets are to help Survivors implement a specific Coping Outlet into their daily life by providing them with more detailed information and instruction regarding that specific Coping Outlet. These Packets are also available to Support Systems and are referred to as Support Packets.

Q: Are your Survivor Sacks and Survivor/Support Packets available to Cancer Survivors only.
A: No. As mentioned, although we focus primarily on Cancer Survivorship, our resources are available to Survivors in all areas of life. We have created a modified version of our Survivor Sack to offer Survivors in other areas of life, as some of the items may not pertain to their treatment needs.

Q: Do you promote a specific religion through the Cope with Hope Coping Outlet?
A: No, we do not promote a specific religion. We simply promote 2 of our most basic spiritual needs, not just as Survivors, but as individuals trying to navigate our daily lives. Those 2 spiritual needs are; 1) Prayer and 2) a Relationship with God.

Q: Is my donation to the Cope Well Foundation tax-deductible?
A: Yes, Cope Well is a registered 501 C 3 organization. To request a receipt for your donation, send an email stating your request to info@copewell.org or call us directly at 701.738.4897.

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