Impact Newsletter – Spring 2024

Welcome to our first Impact E-Newsletter of 2024! We’re thrilled to bring you the latest updates and events from Cancer Support Community.

Read more and discover how your support is transforming lives.Your support fuels our mission and brings hope to countless individuals facing cancer. Together, we’re making a difference!

Warm regards,

Rob Tufel, MSW, MPH

Chief Executive Officer

Building the Future of Cancer Care

With your incredible support, we’ve hit a milestone in our campaign to build a new state of the art support center, raising $20 million in donations! Plus, a generous anonymous donor has pledged a $5 million match. That means every donation counts double, propelling us closer to our goal of building a groundbreaking new support center. Please contact Rob directly or click here to learn more about how you can support this transformative project.

Growing Leadership Team at CSC

Join us in welcoming our dynamic new leaders, Director of Clinical Support, Julie Barr, LMFT, and Director of Educational Programs, Caroline Sison, MPH, who are steering our mission delivery with new and exciting programs. Get to know Julie and Caroline here and contact them at anytime.

10th Annual Hope Walk is Saturday, May 18th!

In-person & virtual! Mark your calendar for May 18th! Gear up for an unforgettable experience at the Hope Walk, a spirited event at Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek. Register now at and join the movement of hope!

HUGE THANK YOU to Melo’s Pizza & Pasta and Melo’s Italian Table for raising over $15,000 at their recent fundraiser for the Hope Walk! We appreciate all who went and enjoyed a meal in support of CSC.

Welcome New Board Member!

Let’s give a warm welcome to Melissa Harbourne, Chief Human Resources Officer at CMG Financial, our newest addition to the Board of Directors. Learn more about Melissa and our stellar board here.

Pilot Meal Delivery Program with Culinary Angels

We’re excited to launch a pilot program with Culinary Angels, bringing nutritious meals to individuals with cancer and their caregivers. Stay tuned for more updates on this nourishing initiative. For more information about Culinary Angels click here.

Free Consultations: Estate and Trust Planning

Need financial guidance or interested in leaving a legacy to CSC in your estate plans? Connect with our experts on the CSC Legacy Planning Council, financial planners, and attorneys for free consultations. Reach out to Andy Dunn at 925.953.1213 or to learn more.

Join our experts for a virtual free program:

Understanding Your Medical Insurance

Apr 2, 2024 | 4:00 PM | Click to register

Who is making a difference? Thank you!

A heartfelt thank you to our generous supporters, Los Medanos Health Area, City of Antioch, Hindu Community and Cultural Center, To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation, Rossmoor Rotary, Diablo View Rotary Clubs, and many more, for making a profound impact on the lives of cancer patients and their loved ones.