News From Ramaz
It is often assumed that supporting someone in need is instinctive, and that we all know the best way to help.
That is not always the case.
TONIGHT, May 21,at 7:30pm
to welcome Sharsheret's Director of National Outreach,
Melissa K. Rosen
who will discuss
HOW TO BEST HELP A (SICK) FRIEND IN NEED
The discussion will explore the best ways to support a friend, loved one, or community member facing serious illness. Concrete, practical tips will be offered. In addition, we will explore how communities, as a whole, can meet some of the needs of their members facing illness.
Please RSVP to Natan@Ramaz.org. Location to be provided upon registration.
Sharsheret is the only national organization supporting Jewish women and families, of all backgrounds, facing breast and ovarian cancer—
those who are diagnosed and those at high risk. To date, we have served more than 150,000 women, families, health care professionals,
community leaders, and students from all 50 states. We offer tailored resources, information, and support to caregivers, family members, and friends of women facing breast and ovarian cancer to guide them through the cancer journey.
Melissa K. Rosen, Sharsheret's Director of National Outreach, has a master's degree in Jewish Communal Service from Brandeis University and has been working in the non-profit sector for 30 years. Her professional experience includes informal education, advocacy, and community outreach. Melissa's work has allowed her to facilitate unique and lasting connections among organizations in the diverse American Jewish community. Melissa oversees outreach efforts throughout the country, amplifying Sharsheret's reach and connecting as many as possible to the support and resources of Sharsheret. Herself a breast cancer survivor, she is passionate about the Jewish community and cancer support and advocacy.