• SUPPORTING AND CELEBRATING WOMEN SURVIVORS

    No matter the cancer, they’re using their gifts of life and experience to give back to the greater good in their 2nd Acts.

    A 2ND ACT ROOTS

  • Helping Is Healing

    Experience a S.T.A.R.S. storytelling performances, network with other survivors at a Girls Night Out event, consider what your 2nd Act might be at a workshop.

    OUR CALENDAR OF EVENTS

  • REAL WOMEN SHARE THEIR STORIES

    Meet our Purple Tribe, watch their videos to learn about their 2nd Acts, and be inspired to create your own!

    PURPLE TRIBE INSPIRATION AWAITS HERE

WHAT WILL YOUR 2ND ACT LOOK LIKE?

2018 A 2nd Act Grant Recipients

What a night of celebration it was! Five amazing women and organizations were recognized for their commitment to give back to the greater good in their 2nd Acts! All of our fundraising allows us to make annual micro grants. When you’ve identified YOUR 2nd Act, money should not be a barrier to experience the magic healing in helping others!

2019 Phoenix Auditons for S.T.A.R.S.: Survivors Tell a Real Story!

A 2nd Act is raising the bar in storytelling! Each performance of S.T.A.R.S: Survivors Tell a Real Story is meant to inspire the audience to overcome their life challenges in the same way the cast has: by finding the treasure in the wreckage, and sharing that treasure with others. Auditions are January 26 & 27.

Change YOUR Question from Why Me? to What's Next!

The 2nd Act Workshops are not support groups – they’re the discovery of how your skills, passions and cancer experience uniquely qualify you for A 2nd Act. You’ll receive everything you need: a bound workbook, lots of inspiration and motivation, and a customized plan to create your 2nd Act. Check out our calendar for upcoming dates and locations!

WE ARE SURVIVORS HELPING SURVIVORS TAKE THEIR LIVES BACK

ABOUT A 2ND ACT

WORKSHOPS

Guiding survivors to discover what their skills, passions and THEIR CANCER uniquely qualify them to do in their 2nd Acts. Offered free of charge!

GIRLS NIGHT OUT

Sister Survivors hanging out, swapping war stories, and most importantly, LAUGHING, with a little wine and chocolate tossed in. Offered free of charge!

MICROGRANTS

All of our fundraising efforts allow us to make annual micro grants, seed money for women survivors of all cancers who are ready to launch or grow their 2nd Acts.

STORYTELLING PERFORMANCES

The ever-changing cast allows us to inspire entire theaters to find the treasure in life’s wreckage, all the while raising money for our programs.

OUR BOOKS

Collections of the stories told on our stages, providing light at the end of the tunnel for the newly diagnosed, and inspiration for those already down the road in their survivorship.

FEEL THE LOVE

Volunteers, donors, sponsors and grantors – all propelling us to our best lives!

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Putting on lovely events for dazzling ladies certainly does take a village. Please get in touch if you are able to assist us with event prep, distribution of our A2ndAct books to those in need of them, or social media.

VOLUNTEERING

DONATION & SPONSORSHIP

As we insist on keeping these resources available to all women who need them, funding for our work is provided by donations. Your gifts are tax deductible and all dollars remain in the city they were given in.

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