UNITE FOR HER
Unite for HER (Helping to Empower and Restore) brings healing therapies to breast cancer patients and raises awareness about the importance of healthy living choices in disease prevention and management. The Fund’s grant will support the Wellness Program, a unique partnership with local hospitals through which breast cancer patients are educated about the healing benefits of complementary therapies and then given free treatment vouchers to experience the therapies.
$5,000 Program Support
"Unite for HER rekindled my hope and determination to fight."
Why This Project Matters
Northern, Eastern, Western, Southern Chester County
Wellness Program at Chester County Hospital
1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
Each year, Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital provides approximately 150 breast cancer patients with life-saving chemotherapy, radiation, and drug therapy. An abundance of research has shown that integrating complementary therapy with mainstream medicine can help lessen the physical and emotional symptoms experienced during treatment and recovery and can significantly increase quality of life, reduce pain, restore energy, and empower patients to take control of their own well-being. Unite for HER educates patients and provides resources as well as provides support and encouragement from survivors.