The Shantel Lanerie Breast Cancer Foundation was created to bring together people and organizations representing all health and social service disciplines in the commitment to establish new and unprecedented levels of effectiveness in providing resources, education, advocacy and support. The Foundation is a non-profit, bringing the integrated cancer care message to help educate women.
The Foundation will be the voice of Shantel Lanerie. We are passionate, filled with energy and have a vision. We want breast cancer to be a disease of the past.
Our central focus is on educating, empowering and encouraging women to become pro-active in early detection, and if diagnosed, surviving breast cancer. We are striving to combine body, mind and spirit in the treatment of breast cancer.
We wanted to create a place where resources can be shared on prevention, early detection and fighting to survive. Along with resources to education, we want to be able to fund supportive programs that encompass the whole person, in additional to conventional medicine. We understand it takes more than medicine to get well and stay well.
When breast cancer is diagnosed, it impacts the entire family. We designate funds raised through donations and fundraisers to assist with basic needs of breast cancer patients. The demand is huge, so each request for assistance will be reviewed individually. Every stage of breast cancer can be traumatic and difficult, but we also believe that sensitive acts of care and kindness can be powerful.