How We Help :: Our Programs
Through our programs A Silver Lining Foundation provides access to nationwide cancer resources and services.
- The CCIC participants will help with everything from cancer related information to getting a wig.
- The Evelyn Goldberg Mammography Center is the site for those needing a mammogram at The University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System. A warm and welcoming haven, one can truly feel the spirit of Evelyn Goldberg whose philosophy "We are all family" permeates the environment.
- Buy A Mom A Mammogram® assures women (and men) the ability to obtain a cost free screening mammogram and follow up diagnostic testing.
- Keep aBreast is an interactive breast cancer awareness presentation designed specifically for young women.
Chicagoans of the Year 2013: Sandy Goldberg
Imagine waking up one morning to discover a lump in your breast. And not having any money, let alone health insurance. What do you do?
If you live in or near Chicago, you can call the local foundation A Silver Lining (312-345-1322). The organization arranges diagnostic tests for breast cancer at eight area hospitals (and one in Rockford) and pays the entire cost significant given that a single biopsy can cost thousands of dollars. "There are no [income or insurance] qualifications," says Sandy Goldberg, 68, who founded ASLF in 2002. "Just ask for help and you can have it."
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