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Matthew, 54, single and living alone in Cape Coral, was managing fine until he had a seizure at work one day. He went on the have another seizure at work and was dismissed from his position shortly thereafter. About a month later, Matthew was not feeling well and having shortness of breath. He went to the ER and was diagnosed with Pneumonia. While being treated as an inpatient, additional tests were run, and it was
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Tony found his way to CAN through AVOW Hospice in January 2021. Tony was preparing to be released from the AVOW in-patient care to at home hospice care and “at home” was a tent behind the Circle K gas station. CAN quickly went to work looking for any organization that was able to help.  CAN made sure Tony has applied for SSI and he was just waiting on final approval. He finally began working with
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Imagine watching your 3-year-old child go from a normal healthy happy kid, who loves to dance and play to a bedridden sick 4-year-old who is unable to walk, and barely has enough energy to eat. Jeremiah’s battle began after a complaint to his mom about leg pain at the end of 2019. Mom fully recognizing that leg pain is an odd ailment for a child, proceeded to take him to the pediatrician. After multiple visits
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3 Weeks in, a Big Vision and a Shoestring Budget  It has been 3 weeks since I accepted the position as CEO at the Cancer Alliance of Naples, but it seems that the intensity of drinking through a firehose has not really diminished yet. Some would say, “welcome to the world of non-profits where you and your staff have to wear many hats and nearly do the impossible on a monthly basis.” Some would even say this is normal, but when you come from a background in wealth
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A Message From The Executive Director We are nearing the end of our Summer of Gratitude. CAN could never, ever thank everyone who has been a part of the journey. I have only been with the charity five out of the incredible 18 years. What I do know is Cancer Alliance of Naples was the idea of a small group of individuals who wanted to make a difference in their local community. I know that
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December 28, 2019

Freedom Waters Foundation

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FWF WELLER DAY WITH CANCER ALLIANCE OF NAPLES Freedom Waters Foundation hosted nine families from Cancer Alliance of Naples on Sunday, May 25th in Naples, Florida! FWF worked in partnership with Cancer Alliance of Naples, six vessel owners, captains, crew, and FWF Volunteers to help provide this enriching opportunity out on the water! Smile on! Donna Lee Brooker, Desiree Parker, Hallie Hau, Cindy Campione, Donn Schulte, Judy Schulte, Tom O’Reilly, Josie O’Reilly, Jack Stroube, Bill
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