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Securing Cancer Connection's Future

If you want to make a gift to Cancer Connection at this time, please consider making your gift electronically, such as via credit card, debit card or gift card. Our staff is working remotely and mail processing is delayed. You can give through Cancer Connection’s PayPal account or contact us at 413-586-1642. If you need assistance, email our Executive Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or leave a message at 413-586-1642 and a Befriender will return your call. Thank you for your support.


CARES Act 2020: How It Could Benefit You

Legislation known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, designed to assist the economy during the coronavirus pandemic, was passed by Congress and signed into law by the President on March 27, 2020.

Here is a summary of provisions applicable to charitable giving included in the Act, officially named the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: New Charitable Deduction for Non-Itemizers, Higher Deduction Limits, Required minimum distributions waived in 2020, Waiver of penalties when retirement funds are used for Coronavirus purposes.

Please consult your advisors about these provisions and contact Beverly Herbert at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 413-586-1642 if we can help you with your gift-planning opportunities.

Learn more about the CARES Act here.


Cancer Connection is an independent non-profit organization that depends on the voluntary contributions of individuals and businesses in our community.


Keep Hope Alive Every Day

"Reiki allowed me to relax and focus on my healing. Cancer Connection gave hope and meaning to me and my wife during a very stressful time." - John Riley

Today, you can give hope to someone living with cancer and their loved ones, like John and his wife, Patti.

We are dedicated to offering programs, support groups, workshops and integrative therapies free-of-charge to people in the Pioneer Valley who are living with cancer, along with their family members and caregivers. We raise our entire operating budget every year through donations. Some 125 people participate in our activities each week; in addition, people newly diagnosed with cancer or facing a recurrence call and drop in daily for advice, comfort and support.


Pay it Forward...

Please consider contributing to Cancer Connection if you’ve found our programs worthwhile in your cancer journey, so that someone else can share your experience here. Cancer Connection is a registered 501(c)3 organization. EIN # 04-3493483.

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Contributions to Cancer Connection are tax-deductible and keep your gifts in the local community where they offer the greatest benefit to your loved ones.  

Help us raise funds that stay local to help you, your friends and your neighbors who are living with cancer.

Please mail your donation to:

Cancer Connection, Inc.
41 Locust Street
Northampton, MA 01060

or make an online donation by clicking on the button:



 If you would like to make an online donation in honor or memory of someone, please include that information when you type in the address.

For example:


John Doe
In memory of Jane Smith
2 Ever Street
Northampton, MA 01060


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In addition to individual donations and community fundraising events, funding for some of our programs and integrative therapies for participants with breast cancer is provided by Rays of Hope Foundation. Funding for some of our programs and integrative therapies for participants with all types of cancer, their family members, and their caregivers is provided by The Risa Rosengard Foundation and others.


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Cancer Connection is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our tax number (EIN) is 04-3493483.

Cancer Connection, 41 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01060

Phone : (413) 586-1642 FAX (413) 280-0223