I Never Expected the Roles to be Reversed
Sharsheret. A year and a half ago this name meant nothing to me; now I practically jump out of my seat when it’s mentioned. I have seen my mother fight breast cancer, my aunts fight breast cancer and my grandmother lose her battle with breast cancer. While this disease has been a big part of my life for a while now, I had never expected the roles to be reversed. Coming into Binghamton University I met Rivkah Slonim; who not only has made a great impact on me but who also introduced me to Sharsheret. After learning about my history, she asked me to get involved with Fashion for a Cure: an all-women’s event that not only raises money and awareness for this amazing organization but also inspires a sense of self-empowerment to a very wide community. Being a member of the Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority has furthered my relationship with Sharsheret and this past February allowed me to run a cake eating competition which gathered support from over different organizations and got recognition from the University’s president. Through Chabad and AEPhi I have helped raise over $12,000 for Sharsheret and I know with the support of these organizations we’ll continue to raise more money and more awareness for this incredible cause.