MISSION STATEMENT

FOR THE CENTRAL NEW JERSEY

BRAIN TUMOR SUPPORT GROUP & RESOURCE CENTER

FIRST and foremost, it is our goal to provide personal and group support for survivors, their families, friends, and the medical community. We trust this goal will exceed all boundaries so that no one will have to face a brain tumor alone. It is our determination to inspire hope in the present and in the future.

SECOND, and of equal importance, we are committed to knowledge and education as healing and empowering tools. An old proverb says, 'give a man a fish and feed him for a day; teach him to fish and feed him for a lifetime.' It is our goal to teach brain tumor survivors and their families how and where to "fish" for the needed information. The result will differ for each of us for we have our own journey to follow, however, there is no limit to the number of paths we may cross.

THIRD and last, but may it never be least; it is our mission to raise awareness of the magnitude and devastating effects of brain tumors within our community and our nation, and to ultimately enlist the financial support of others to fund research for development of a cure.