Meet Kiamsha Leeke

Kiamsha Leeke

Listen to the interview with Kiamsha Leeke here or read transcripts below.

A donation to Smith Center provides programs like Cancer Support Group & Retreats for people facing cancer in our community. 

Kiamsha Leeke, current Artist-in-Residence at Walter Reed Military Medical Center, shares her experience working with cancer patients and Wounded Warriors. Continue reading Meet Kiamsha Leeke

Meet Mary Billington

Mary Billington

We are saddened to announce that Mary passed on March 9th, 2018. She will be greatly missed by the Smith Center community.

A donation to Smith Center provides programs like Cancer Support Group & Retreats for people facing cancer in our community. 

Executive Director, Jennifer Bires, spends the afternoon talking with Mary Billington about her journey and the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts.

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Meet Chu Chu Sanders, Patient Navigator

Chu Chu Sanders

Listen to the interview with Carole O’Toole & Chu Chu Sanders here or read transcripts below.

A donation to Smith Center provides programs like Cancer Support Group & Retreats for people facing cancer in our community.

Chu Chu Sanders, a patient navigator, sits with Integrative Navigation and Cancer Retreats Director, Carole O’Toole to talk about her introduction to and experience with Smith Center for Healing and the Arts.

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Meet Bob Bloomfield, Cancer Support Group Resident Poet

Bob Bloomfield

Listen to Bob’s poem “Dogs Barking”

A donation to Smith Center provides programs like Cancer Support Group & Retreats for people facing cancer in our community. 

Bob joined Smith Center’s Cancer Support Group two years ago and has been a regular participant ever since. He sat down with Executive Director and group facilitator, Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C to talk about the impact Smith Center’s programs, like the weekly support group and cancer retreats, have had on his life.  Continue reading Meet Bob Bloomfield