When we step beyond the borders of cancer, we see that struggle is universal and new dreams are possible.

Recent Work

A-HAs & Inspiration

Donna’s Legacy – How A “Little Thing” Made All The Difference

Although we shared the same middle name and the...

Behind The Scenes in Chicago: A Look At ASCO 2015

As soon as I stepped off the escalator at...

The Truth About My Broken Heart, Cancer, and How Africa Healed Them Both

An angel, my friends had called him. He appeared...

Apply Now to Join us in Cape Town for the Volunteer Adventure of a Lifetime

Cancer happened, or is happening to you, but it...

The Master Shrinking Machine: A Full Life Morphed Into A Small Life

My cancer diagnosis unceremoniously dropped me...

Bernie’s Fresh Chapter: India, Art, and Bringing The Experience Home

For some people diagnosed with cancer, it can...

More About Our Company

IMG_3270What started as a blog about Terri’s adventures after breast cancer has evolved into a foundation dedicated to using volunteering, meaningful travel and activities that shift perspective and redefine possibility as a way to help transform the lives of people impacted by cancer: Fresh Chapter Alliance Foundation.

Whether or not cancer is part of your story, each of us goes through periods in our lives when we need to start fresh. Times when the carpet is pulled out from under us and we can’t go back to who we were. Whether we face illness, heartbreak, or devastating loss, sometimes we need a reminder that our story isn’t over. We need to believe that even when nothing has turned out the way we wished it had, it’s not too late for us to turn the page.

Here at A Fresh Chapter, we share the highs and lows of building a dream, impactful stories from contributing writers, and inspiring adventures from around the globe. Our intention is to build a community for people who know something needs to change, but are not quite sure where to start. We inspire each other to take stock of where we are today and to imagine what might be possible tomorrow. No matter what we are faced with, we challenge each other to dream audaciously and ask the question, “Why Not?”

To learn more about where we’re going and how to join us, read on…

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Recent Blog Posts

July 3, 2015 |

Donna’s Legacy – How A “Little Thing” Made All The Difference

Although we shared the same middle name and the same DNA, it took 11 years for us to meet. She was the elusive...

June 17, 2015 |

Behind The Scenes in Chicago: A Look At ASCO 2015

As soon as I stepped off the escalator at Chicago’s McCormick Place, I was swept up by a sea of suits. The...

May 13, 2015 |

The Truth About My Broken Heart, Cancer, and How Africa Healed Them Both

An angel, my friends had called him. He appeared after my diagnosis. Showed up – as if out of thin air...

May 7, 2015 |

Apply Now to Join us in Cape Town for the Volunteer Adventure of a Lifetime

Cancer happened, or is happening to you, but it does not define you. Through volunteering, meaningful travel and...

May 5, 2015 |

The Master Shrinking Machine: A Full Life Morphed Into A Small Life

My cancer diagnosis unceremoniously dropped me into a shrinking machine. The Master Shrinker did not discriminate...

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