Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of SHAREing and CAREing

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Senate Resolution No. 2002


COMMEMORATING the 25th Anniversary of SHAREing and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
exemplary organizations whose notable contributions to the community add
to the fabric of New York State and inspire our citizenry; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate
SHAREing and CAREing upon the occasion of its 25th Anniversary to be
celebrated at Riccardo's by the Bridge in Astoria, New York, on
Thursday, November 7, 2019; and and

WHEREAS, SHAREing and CAREing was founded in May of 1994 by four
breast cancer survivors, Anna Kril, Mary Demakos, Carol Scarano and
Lucille Hartman, who, through their own experiences, recognized a lack
of breast cancer services in Queens County; and

WHEREAS, SHAREing and CAREing's original mission was to provide
assistance, education, support and hope to women living in Queens and
coping with breast and ovarian cancer; and

WHEREAS, SHAREing and CAREing's mission has expanded into a full
service cancer support community assisting women and men with breast,
ovarian, colon and other cancers; and

WHEREAS, SHAREing and CAREing, under the leadership of its founder
and president, Anna Kril, provides cancer survivors with individual and
group counseling, benefit entitlement assistance, emergent needs
assistance and other direct services; and

WHEREAS, SHAREing and CAREing also provides community members with
linkages to free or low-cost cancer screenings, has created a number of
flagship programs including its Be a Friend to Your Mother high school
outreach program and has partnered with the Queens Public Library to
educate community members about cancer, health and wellness, and having
agency over their own bodies and health; and

WHEREAS, SHAREing and CAREing's founders never imagined how much the
organization would grow nor could they have envisioned the reach and
impact of its programming; and

WHEREAS, SHAREing and CAREing is the face of HOPE, RECOVERY AND
CANCER SURVIVORSHIP, serving 4,000-6,000 individuals a year; and

WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents a unique opportunity for
this Legislative Body to pay tribute to the enduring contributions of
SHAREing and CAREing; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 25th Anniversary of SHAREing and CAREing; and be it

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Anna Kril, Founder/President, SHAREing and CAREing.


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