One Tough Cookie, based in the New York City area, provides support and encouragement to cancer patients and their caregivers through care packages, peer-to-peer support groups, music, comedy, faith, wellness programs, and charitable events.
Marie Camacho Gonzalez, a breast cancer survivor, founded One Tough Cookie to pay forward all the support and encouragement that she received during her own cancer fight. Marie is pictured above with CLOZTALK co-founder Jonny Imerman and her husband Jose Gonzalez, receiving a donation from Dunkin' Donuts.
Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit ensures that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. Their organization creates welcoming communities of free support for everyone living with cancer – men, women, teens, and children – along with their families and friends.
Gilda's Club provides networking and support groups, educational lectures, workshops, bereavement programs, and social activities for cancer patients and their loved ones.
New Moms helps young mothers (24 years old and younger) as they take their first steps toward economic mobility and family well-being. Through their housing, job training, and family support programs, they partner with families to strengthen core life skills, support early childhood development, build pathways for education and employment, and expand positive social networks and access to community resources.
Based in Chicagoland, New Moms takes a two-generation approach that puts families experiencing poverty in control of their goals and unleashes their potential.