Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund Support Group

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July 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing

with Thelma D. Jones & Guests

An Evening of Healing with Smith Center and TDJBCF
Whether you are dealing with health challenges, the impact of COVID-19 or the pain of racism, the need for self-care and healing practices has never been greater. Join Smith Center for Healing and the Arts and the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Support Group Fund for an evening focused on healing and self-care resources. During the evening, members will be led through meditation, art/writing and music practices to bring solace and peace of mind during difficult times.
Kiersten Gallagher, Cancer Support Program Director, Smith Center
Lisa Simms Booth, Executive Director, Smith Center
Tamara Wellons, Artist-in-Residence Program Manager, Smith Center
Thelma D. Jones, TDJBCF

About the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund Support Group (TDJBCF Support Group)

Established in April 2010 and modeled after a support group at the World Bank Group, the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Support Group is the signature program of the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund, providing a warm, welcoming, safe and secure environment for participants to discuss their diagnosis and concerns while receiving hope, inspiration and courage during their journey. As someone who has traveled the journey with an extensive support system, Founder Thelma D. Jones strongly believes that no one should travel their cancer journey alone. The highly-acclaimed and three-times nationally recognized support group meets regularly at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month in Southwest DC, unless otherwise specified. Approximately 1000 women, men and young girls have attended the meetings since its inception. Most participants are breast cancer survivors who attend on a regular basis and periodically invite other survivors who become regular members as well.

A highlight of the support group is providing a forum for breast cancer survivors as well as a speaking venue for renowned guest speakers.

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