Kelly Benson

By Pippa White | June 14, 2019

Kelly visited Olivia’s Newburyport office in order to discuss her experience with breast cancer since her original post on July 30th of 2018. I was vacuuming, It was a Sunday, and my friend was coming over with her family for dinner. I suddenly had an itch, and I was like, “wait that’s weird.” I ran to my husband and was like “can you feel this?” And when my friend came, I asked the same thing. I called my primary care doctor the next day and scheduled a mammogram for that Wednesday. My friend took me to my mammogram. They told…

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Chief of Community

By Alex Hanken | May 14, 2019

For those of you who don’t know me yet, my name is Kristina Coccoluto and I am a fellow model. This year I am honored to be your Chief of Community as well.

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Meet Jeannie

By Pippa White | May 9, 2019

No one in my family had breast cancer and I wasn’t checking myself regularly. I didn’t really know how to check myself. One night I was in bed and I rolled over and felt some pressure near my heart. I found a lump. It was big, and I said to myself–oh my god, how did I not feel this? I went to Stuart Medical Group and I did the biopsy at Norwood Hospital. In my heart, I knew that I had breast cancer. I knew. When I went into the room to get the biopsy everyone’s faces were so down…

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The Re-Imagined Blog

By Tory Bois | May 3, 2019

Hi there! Welcome to Behind the Curtain – The Runway for Recovery Blog. 2019 has been a big year for Runway – we’ve spent the last few months reimagining everything that our organization does and stands for, in hopes of improving and maximizing the impact we can have on our community.

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Re-Imagining Runway for Recovery

By Alex Hanken | March 1, 2019

For over a decade, I’ve found myself starting a statement with the phrase, “well if I ran Runway full-time…,” referring to plans and ideas that were aspirational for an organization that I began when I was 25-years-old as a “soul project.”

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