““Our organization collects monetary donations and gift cards, then distributes items as gifts to verified cancer patients simply to brighten their day. It’s simple — we believe that a small act of generosity and kindness can change the world.”Thomas speaks from experience. She was diagnosed with oral cancer in 2007 while pregnant with her fourth child.
“I know that a small act of kindness can make a huge impact on a person,” said Thomas. “Cancer Card Xchange was founded to make a tangible difference in people’s lives while they are faced with uncertainty.”
It is indeed a simple gesture; however, the impact is sizable. Since the Cancer Card Xchange was started in June 2011, almost 2,300 gifts have been sent to cancer patients, totaling over $200,000 in gifts cards.”
To read more about Emily and the Cancer Card Xchange, read the article from The Commercial Appeal!