Resilience Dinner: July 18, 2023
Tuesday, July 18th, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
This event is free for anyone who wants to attend, but space is limited, so pre-registration is required. Dinner is provided. We ask attendees to bring a dessert item to share if they have the time and desire to do so. Donations to help offset costs are greatly appreciated.
Vital Grace "Resilience Dinners" are monthly events that bring together cancer survivors and those currently in treatment to share their experiences, offer support, and provide encouragement to one another. The purpose of these dinners is to help develop resilience in the face of the physical, emotional, and psychological challenges that often accompany cancer treatment and recovery.
Cancer survivors may experience a range of emotions, such as fear, anxiety, depression, and stress, as they adjust to life after cancer. Resilience Dinners provide a safe space for survivors and current patients alike to connect with others who have gone through similar experiences, discuss their challenges, and learn coping strategies from one another. These events can also provide survivors with a sense of community and belonging, which can be particularly helpful during times of stress and uncertainty.
In addition to emotional support, Vital Grace Resilience Dinners provide survivors with educational resources and information on available services, such as support groups, counseling, and other wellness programs. Overall, the goal of these dinners is to help cancer survivors build resilience and improve their quality of life after cancer.