Our Tribe’s Top 10 Reasons to Participate in A Fresh Chapter Odyssey Program

Our Tribe’s Top 10 Reasons to Participate in A Fresh Chapter Odyssey Program

Tweet Cancer happened or is happening to you or someone you love, but it is far from the whole story. Through our programs, A Fresh Chapter offers an opportunity to heal the emotional scars of the disease and explore life beyond cancer. Today on the blog, our tribe has come together to share their top reasons for participating in A Fresh Chapter Odyssey program. If you, or someone you know, has been impacted by cancer and would like an...

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Apply Now for AFC’s South Africa & Peru 2017 Odyssey Programs

Apply Now for AFC’s South Africa & Peru 2017 Odyssey Programs

Tweet Are You Ready To Explore Life Beyond Cancer?  A Fresh Chapter empowers diverse groups of men and women to step beyond the label of cancer “patient,” “survivor,” or “caregiver,” and into a new world of volunteering, cultural immersion, and personal growth and development. As part of a broader framework of support, our 2 week international volunteer travel experiences help you see that struggle is universal and it’s possible to heal,...

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See//Be Seen – Felicity’s South Africa Experience

See//Be Seen – Felicity’s South Africa Experience

Tweet Today’s blog post was written by 2015 South Africa participant, Felicity Palma. Felicity is a multimedia artist, international women’s rights advocate, and young breast cancer survivor. Using digital photography and videography, her storytelling projects aim to create a space for women’s experiences and voices to be witnessed and heard. To see more of her work, visit: www.felicityyypalmaaa.com November 5th, 2015. I...

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AFC Official 2017 Program Announcement. Applications Open Soon!

AFC Official 2017 Program Announcement. Applications Open Soon!

Tweet We must be willing to let go of the life we had planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. ~ Joseph Campbell It is the perfect time of year to contemplate how you want to start fresh in your life. Perhaps it’s time to step beyond the borders of your cancer story and share a meaningful volunteer travel experience with us? In addition to our first program in Costa Rica this March, our fall line-up is going to be...

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

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

Tweet An angel, my friends had called him. He appeared after my diagnosis. Showed up – as if out of thin air – when nothing made sense. He promised if we could make it through cancer, we could make it through anything. But, cancer’s emotional marathon proved too tough. The crazy-making chemotherapy drugs. The constant tears in the lead up to my double mastectomy. The inability to empty my post-surgery drains or take a bath...

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