Macy’s Continues Support for Non-profit Helping Women Enduring Breast Cancer

Left to right: Joanne Tuzowski, Judy Fraumeni, Maureen Coyne, all of Macy’s, Cathy McGrath, A Little Easier Recovery, Laurie Mendeszoon and Kelly Poole of Macy’s
Left to right: Joanne Tuzowski, Judy Fraumeni, Maureen Coyne, all of Macy’s, Cathy McGrath, A Little Easier Recovery, Laurie Mendeszoon and Kelly Poole of Macy’s

North Andover, MA. —December 16, 2013 — A Little Easier Recovery, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is thrilled to announce another grant award from Macy’s which allows this non-profit organization to provide a free program to advanced breast cancer patients enduring extensive surgery. Every contribution helps sustain the organizations growth and allows them to assist more patients enduring cancer treatment and recovery.

A Little Easier Recovery was founded by Cathy McGrath who created the Jacki® to assist women going through breast cancer treatment and recovery. Today, oncology staff distributes the Jacki® free to breast cancer patients during one-on-one care planning at 81 hospitals in 20 states including Alaska. A Little Easier Recovery has helped over 12,000 breast cancer patients to date.

Generous contributions from corporations like Macy’s has given A Little Easier Recovery the opportunity to make the grueling process of cancer treatments and recovery ‘a little easier’ for program participants. The Jacki® Program’s advanced post-surgical recovery garment and Organization System allows patients to do more, feel better, and live a better quality life.

A Little Easier Recovery is thrilled by Macy’s recognition of their cause. According to Maureen Cardinal, Program Director, “These women enduring advanced breast cancer treatment and extensive surgery are facing the longest road ahead with each phase seeming more difficult than the next, and it is important to remember these women are fighting not only for their lives but their lives back. It is an honor and privilege to know we have helped make it ‘a little easier’ with Macy’s continued support”.

Macy’s is the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc., delivering fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations. Macy’s helps strengthen communities by supporting local non-profits like A Little Easier Recovery as well as national charities that make a difference in the lives of their customers.

Macy’s Shop for a Cause showcased A Little Easier Recovery’s jewelry from their Just Be YOU Collection at Macy’s Rockingham Mall location. A Little Easier Recovery’s Just Be YOU Collection proceeds go towards the non-profit organization’s Jacki Program, which helps cancer patients now.


For more information on A Little Easier Recovery, please visit: http://alittleeasierrecovery.org

For more information on A Little Easier Recovery’s Just Be YOU Jewelry Collection: http://www.shop.alittleeasierrecovery.org/

For more information on Macy’s: http://www.macysinc.com/


The mission of A Little Easier Recovery is to empower cancer patients to regain their dignity and control and lead a better quality of life through all phases of  their cancer treatment and recovery with established free educational programs.

Contact: Danielle Flynn, Marketing Manager, A Little Easier Recovery

43 High Street, Suite 120, North Andover, MA 01845.

(978) 689-9326. info@ALittleEasierRecovery.org


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