Serving our community since 1948.

We are your local cancer services agency, and we are here to help.

Our Mission

To provide personal and compassionate support to
cancer patients and their caregivers in our community.

Our History

Cancer Services dates back to the 1940s when a few concerned citizens began collecting funds to fight cancer. In March 1948, the group was incorporated as Midland County Cancer Society. Their mission was to control the disease of cancer through early detection, education, and service to patients. This included maintaining the radium supply for Midland Hospital, distributing educational leaflets, offering films for loan, and providing medical equipment for use in home care. Volunteers helped in a variety of ways, such as making bandages. The group worked closely with the Midland County Health Department to improve the health of the community.

That was before, and this is now. We currently offer a plethora of services such as financial aid, support groups, private counseling, transportation assistance to appointments & treatments, and supplies such as wigs, prostheses, and food supplements. In 2009, the Maria Mencia Cancer Caregiver Support Network program began. It was founded by Luis Mencia in memory of his late wife, Maria, to support caregivers of cancer patients. It is operated in partnership with MidMichigan Health.

Throughout our history one fact remains the same- we have never stopped caring about our clients. Every day we work hard to make sure needs are met, and will continue to learn and grow, providing personal, compassionate support.

Our History

Our 2020 Impact

We take tremendous pride in our ability to support our community.
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supporting families in need.

Our Team

Julie Nunn

Executive Director

Eric Krzywosinski

Case Manager

Eliana Rosen

Office Manager

Mara Stewart

Communication and Events Coordinator

Lisa Mencia

Caregiver Support Network Coordinator

Jodi Grimaldi

Private Counselor/Chaplain
MDiv, LLMFT, RP(Q)

Richard Osburn

Private Counselor
LMSW, LMFT, BCD, DCSW

Marne Potocki

Intern
MSW student at SVSU

Mardi Pohanka

Unique Boutique Volunteer

Dar Smith

Volunteer Sharing Tree Coordinator

Nicki Talbot

Unique Boutique Volunteer

Our Board

Wendy Traschen

President

Shea Hollenbeck

Treasurer

Sandy Reed

Secretary

Gregg Clark

Member

Jim Gall

Member

Cathy Mapes

Member

Kim Mclean

Member

Lou Mencia

Member
Maria Mencia Cancer Caregiver Support Network Founder

Fareed Mohammed

Member

William O'Connor

Member

David Parrillo

Member

Nicole Potter

Member

Tina S. Van Dam

Member

Anne Zurcher

Member