Too often, men caring for someone with a life-changing illness do so quietly. They don't feel like they should ask for help. Because of this, the difficulty of being a caregiver and the available support are often unrecognized. One of our goals at Jack’s Caregiver Coalition is to change that. We have even been featured in the media. Find out what people are saying about Jack’s online, in magazine articles, on TV, and on the radio!
104.1 Jack FM Conversation with Remy, Weasel, and Adam, November 2022
Hear Kyle Woody get interviewed about the mission of Jack’s by Remy, Weasel, and Adam on 104.1 Jack FM.
Cure Magazine Caregiving Feature Story, Spring 2022 Edition
Read about some of our Jack’s Caregiver Coalition members’ stories in Cure Magazine’s feature article, Male Cancer Caregivers Navigate A Gauntlet of Challenges, Often Under The Cover of Darkness.
Cure’s Cancer Horizon’s Podcast, February 17, 2022
Kyle Woody is interviewed on Cancer Horizon’s Podcast season 4, episode 121: Exploring the Dynamics of a Male Cancer Caregiver in a Society That Encourages Men to Be Independent.
Association of Community Cancer Centers Oncology Issues, Spring 2022 Edition
Read about Jack’s founding, mission, and impact through the eyes of member Mike McGarry in the article Supporting Caregivers Through Their Cancer Journey. This article will open up as a PDF.
How Men Support One Another
AARP featured a video about Jack’s Caregiver Coalition. It is worth watching!
Star Tribune Story Printed September 12, 2020
Read about how Jack’s Caregiver Coalition is improving the lives of men who are caring for someone with a life-changing illness in the Star & Tribune Article, Twin Cities Nonprofit Helps Men Be Better Caregivers.
Kare11 Story Aired on National Caregivers Day 2020
KARE 11 interviews Kyle talks about how his experience providing care inspired him to found Jack's. Learn about the Mission of Jack’s, which started as a support community for men caring for people with cancer. Since then, our mission has expanded to support caregivers of people who have an illness that is life-changing or catastrophic.
New York Times OpEd, Sept. 18, 2019
Board Director Jean Accius II of AARP is featured in this New York Times OpEd, A New Wave of Caregivers: Men. With the caregiver shortage in the healthcare industry, men are being impacted in a variety of ways. Doors are opening for some to go into the healthcare industry, and thanks to Jack’s, Men caring for a loved one with an illness are getting the support they have long needed “Jack’s Caregiver Coalition, based in Minnesota, creates support groups and runs a one-on-one mentoring program for men caring for partners with cancer.”
2019 Breast Cancer Association Award Recipient
Since its founding, the Breast Cancer Education Association has annually recognized a group or individual for outstanding support and outreach to the breast cancer community. Whether a professional organization or a dedicated single volunteer, it was decided to honor those who go above and beyond in supporting education, prevention, encouragement, and hope surrounding breast cancer. See what they have to say about Jack's Caregiver Coalition.
Story From AARP in USA TODAY Dec. 6, 2017
Dustin Cesarek’s early caregiving story and how he found Jack’s Caregiver Coalition are featured in this USA TODAY article, Younger Caregivers Face Unknown Futures, Unexpected Joys.
Story From AARP in USA TODAY Nov. 30, 2017
Andrés Parra didn’t initially think of himself as a caregiver, but he was. Thankfully, a friend referred him to Jack’s Caregiver Coalition to mitigate the isolation that so many men experience when caring for a loved one with cancer. Read his story in the AARP article, A Male Perspective On Caregiving and Community.
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