2019 Walk for Wellness House

Team Bee Gee

Welcome to our Team Page!

Cancer can be overwhelming, for patients and their families. It can be confusing and frightening. Fortunately, when it comes to living with cancer, Wellness House is there.

The welcoming, encouraging feeling starts the moment you walk in the door. Wellness House is not located in a hospital or an office building. Rather, Wellness House is a warm, friendly home in a neighborhood where you will find caring people with the expertise and eagerness to help. Wellness House programs are now also available in partner locations in other community settings.

Everything Wellness House does is to prepare and empower people to fully live life with cancer and beyond. Wellness House experts, specialists and programs focus on the individual needs of people through every step of cancer - before, during and after treatment. Wellness House programs use a psychosocial approach based on research, addressing the whole person - socially, emotionally, physically, spiritually and psychologically.

With support groups, exercise and nutrition classes, education events, and much, much more, Wellness House programs are designed to give back the strength, community, and control that cancer can take away. Since you can’t put a price on these things, they don’t either - there’s absolutely no charge for all of the programs and services that they offer. Last year Wellness House provided services to over 3,000 individuals who made a total of 37,000 visits to Wellness House and its partner locations.  In January 2019, Wellness House established a partnership with Mile Square Clinic at University of Illinois Chicago to provide an array of services for cancer patients in Chicago.  We are delighted to partner with UIC to provide these much needed services.  

Cancer and Wellness House have touched the lives of many people. We hope you will consider joining our team and making a donation. Thanks so much,

Barb and Gaye

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