Good 2 Know Classroom at RGCF

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Good 2 Know Classroom at RGCF

The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation is committed to empowering cancer survivors through education about lifestyle changes and healthy attitudes.

The Classroom at the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation regularly hosts group classes supporting all the areas of health, including the mind, body and spirit.Classes are free and open to patients, family members and caregivers.

For more information about the classes, or to sign up call (915) 562-7660. Please scroll below to view upcoming Class Schedule.

Support Groups

A support group is crucial for cancer patients and their family members as they embark on the cancer journey. Groups meet regularly at the Classroom at the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation in a safe, welcoming environment with a goal of sharing similar experiences, coping strategies or firsthand information about the cancer experience.

Women Cancer Support Group

A support group designed exclusively for women cancer survivors, the group meets regularly at the Rio Grande Cancer foundation from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The group hosts a facilitator-led dialogue with education focusing on the challenges arising from female cancers.

Healing your Hearts Grief Support Group

A six-week program for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one, this series is designed for adults only. Sessions are closed to new attendees after the second week and it is recommended that not more than two same family members attend the sessions together.

The group meets weekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Foundation classroom. Sessions are free of charge, but reservations are required. For reservation and more information, call us at (915) 562-7660.

These sessions are provided in partnership with Cima Hospice, a part of the Elara Caring Network.

March 5 - April 9 | July 16 - August 20 | October 1 - November 5

Wellness From Within: With the Osher Center for Lifelong Learning (OLLI)

In conjunction with the University of Texas at El Paso, the foundation partners with the continuing education program at UTEP to provide coping and empowerment workshops for anyone undergoing challenges in their lives. A six-week program is titled “Wellness from Within” and enables participants to discover and explore their own best path to physical, mental, emotional and spiritual healing. Peppered with meditation, stretching and writing exercises, the course has six topics:

  • Boundaries: Spaces for Serenity
  • Creativity: Be who you are
  • The New Normal: From Desire to Reality
  • Stress: No Need to make a Mess
  • Self-Care: Super Heroes do it!
  • Writing: Putting Words to Work

There is an OLLI charge for the workshop series; however, cancer survivors can register free of charge. For reservation and more information, call us at (915) 562-7660.



Call for Presenters:

The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation is always looking for presentations which are (1) of interest to cancer patients and their networks, and (2) embrace and educate about lifestyle changes toward healthier living.

We welcome your proposal to which should include the following components:

  • Title of your presentation
  • A brief recap of presentation
  • Length of presentation
  • Required room set up and other needs; i.e., classroom style, AV equipment
  • Handouts
  • The ‘take-away’ for the audience member

Include also your availability days and times as well as your fee for the presentation.

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The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation is El Paso's largest foundation of its kind dedicated to meeting the needs of our local cancer community. We are proud that Foundation funds help support the cancer related missions of qualified nonprofits in projects ranging from quality of life, education, support services, counseling and early detection.

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  • 616 N. Virginia St., El Paso, TX 79902
  • (915) 562-7660
  • We are at the corner of Virginia St. & Wyoming Ave. in Downtown El Paso

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