Hope Cancer Resources – Wellness Program…a small grant in action

Small grants can be powerful and make a big difference! Continue reading and learn how Hope Cancer Resources is piloting an innovative Komen Ozark capacity building small grant.

Their concept… a wellness program for survivors. Breast cancer survivorship is one of 4 funding priorities for the Affiliate.

Hope Cancer Resources will kick off the New Year with a new wellness program to enhance quality of life for breast cancer survivors, their caregivers and family members. Their goal is to offer access to education and a variety of health-oriented activities including:

  • Personal Training
  • Yoga
  • Nutrition Education
  • Stress Reduction
  • Tobacco Cessation

Meet the wellness team:wellness_team_opt

Sandy Prince has a master’s degree in community health from the University of Arkansas. She has recently completed the 500-hour registered Yoga Teacher Training Program at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville.

Abbie Sudduth will graduate with a master’s degree in community health from the University of Arkansas this spring and is planning to complete the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. in early June.

Casey Shelor has a master’s degree in community health from the University of Arkansas. She holds the Tobacco Treatment Specialist and Wellness Coach Certifications from Mayo Clinic. Casey is also currently pursuing her Personal Training Certification from the American Council on Exercise.

This is a great opportunity for 1:1 wellness coaching and participation in many activities to lift the mind, body and spirit.

For more information about the wellness program and services provided, please contact anyone of the wellness team members.

Casey – casey.shelor@hopecancerresources.org

Abbie – abbie.sudduth@hopecancerresources.org

Sandy – sandy.prince@hopecancerresources.org

All services will be offered free of charge at Hope Cancer Resources in Springdale. The program is open to all types of cancer survivors.

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