Why I Give: A Donor’s Story

“Firefly provides emotional support, which is integral to healing,” says Patricia*, a massage therapist and friend of Firefly Sisterhood. When asked why she chooses to contribute financially, she states, “I know that going through treatment is exhausting, devastating, and lonely.

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Listen Project

The LISTEN Project People who have been impacted by cancer seek emotional healing in myriad ways. Firefly Sisterhood recently had the honor of engaging in a unique and meaningful avenue for reflection. One of our local partner organizations, Gilda’s Club … Continue reading →

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Chemo Brain

Cancer-Induced Cognitive Impairment (a.k.a., “chemo brain”): Guides’ Stories In a recent blog post, Darla Coss, Occupational Therapist, talked about cancer-induced cognitive impairment, also known as mild cognitive impairment, or “chemo brain,” (though people who have not undergone chemotherapy can face … Continue reading →

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When to listen

When to Listen…or Not A breast cancer diagnosis comes, and with it, words: words of support; words of advice; words of concern; words of experience; and so many more through which to sort. A poet, writer, and breast cancer survivor, … Continue reading →

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