In honor of our late founder, Judy Davanzo, Debbie Golden- Katzman is running in the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C., October 22, 2017. Her goal is to raise a lump sum to donate to CaringOn and, in her words, honor “the wonderful work they are doing in supporting everyone affected by terminal illness.”
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Running for Judy and CaringOn
CaringOn is a non-profit organization that provides a way for patients with advanced cancer to say “thank you” to their primary caregiver.
CaringOn was founded by Judy Goldberg Davanzo and Lee Kappelman to give caregivers an opportunity to “recharge, refresh, and renew” and take a break from their caregiving responsibilities. Patients now have a way to express their gratitude to their caregivers by gifting them with time to themselves. This can include anything from a few hours to sleep in a hotel to spa services, dinner and a show. Let us help you customize your gift so that it is personal and special.
The support structure CaringOn developed allows caregivers to accept this special gesture free of worry, stress and financial cost. Through donations from individuals and corporations, CaringOn is able to provide the necessary support and services needed so the caregiver has peace of mind while they enjoy their gift, step away and take care of themselves. This time/respite provides the Caregiver with time to refresh, renew, recharge and come back rejuvenated and with a new energy.
Your support is important to the CaringOn programs. Only through your donations are we able to mindfully provide the gifts you send, through us, to caregivers. Help support our mission today!
We look forward to the possibility of working with you and other nurse navigators, social workers and hospital oncology staff throughout Baltimore City, Baltimore County and surrounding areas. Your commitment to nominating a deserving caregiver of an advanced cancer patient makes all the difference.
Do you have an exceptional caregiver that you would like to show your gratitude for? CaringOn provides you with a way to say thank you by having us send your caregiver a personalized gift in your name.
CaringOn depends on volunteers to help fulfill its mission. By becoming a volunteer you are helping a person with advanced/life threatening cancer give their caregiver the gift of taking care of themselves.
Do you have a caregiver that goes above and beyond? Show your appreciation and tell the world how much you care! Send us a picture of you and your caregiver and we will feature you on our Facebook page.