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Tamara Discovers A Whole New World In Peru
November 21, 2017

Perhaps, the land itself had something to teach us. After an earthquake, everyone involved reinforces their foundation so they can continue to build.

Michael’s Connecting Hearts Abroad Experience
November 13, 2017

One of the local volunteers Michael met gave him an unforgettable glimpse of the cancer experience in Peru. The volunteer’s mom had cancer. He walked Michael to the nearby hospital, where she was b...

Results of our 2016 Peru Program: Increasing Belonging, Resilience and Meaning
November 7, 2017

A Fresh Chapter began as the spark of an idea and a deep sense of curiosity about whether volunteering and travel could help me redefine my life after breast cancer. Now, as I sit in Lima, Peru in the...

Nikki Reflects on the Highs and Lows of Cape Town
November 1, 2017

Why, then, would I recommend such a trip to friends who have gone through cancer or lost someone to cancer? Because even if a trip isn’t fun, it can be powerful.

Denis Looks to the Future
October 25, 2017

“A Fresh Chapter gave me permission to think about the future and accept change, something I haven’t been able to do in years. It changed my mindset and thinking. It helped me reignite things I fo...

Why Volunteering is the Key to A Fresh Chapter’s Program Model
October 17, 2017

When I first entered the room, I felt uncomfortable. Even after all of these years, I still confront myself in these situations. Who am I to think I have something to give? I’m not a doctor or even ...

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