Within Reach is a privately operated, non-profit foundation based in Towson, Maryland. Within Reach works closely with the American Cancer Society to enhance its Reach to Recovery program, which provides peer support and education to breast cancer patients. Within Reach and the American Cancer Society have also developed the Recovery Coach program, which provides peer support and education to persons facing cancer of the colon, prostate, lung, esophagus, or head and neck, or non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Within Reach works with the American Cancer Society to:
• introduce the Recovery Coach and Reach to Recovery programs to health care providers and patients in the greater Baltimore area and throughout the entire South Atlantic region of the U.S., and
• operate and manage the Recovery Coach program.
In addition, Within Reach:
• provides funding to 5 Baltimore area hospitals for taxi service to transport oncology patients to and from essential oncology appointments, such as chemotherapy and radiation appointments. The hospitals receiving funding are: Greater Baltimore Medical Center; Mercy Medical Center; St. Agnes Hospital; St. Joseph Medical Center; and University of Maryland Greenbaum Cancer Center,
• partners with Let’s Dish to provide certain patients referred to the Recovery Coach or Reach to Recovery program with
frozen, prepared meals, and