Friends Helping Friends Touched by Cancer®


and their loved ones, too!

Friends Together is a non-profit organization of caring people located in Alpena, Michigan. We offer cancer support and assistance so that no one in our community will have to deal with cancer alone.

We offer cancer support groups for men, women and teens, caregiver groups activities, community involvement and entertaining events.

While we are proud of what we have accomplished this year, we are even more proud of our community! They have chosen to support our families, neighbors and friends who must deal with cancer.

Together as friends we learn and share. We support and encourage. We understand that excellent cancer care means a holistic approach to healing and wellness touching every aspect of our lives: physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental. We know that when we ail in one aspect, we can call on the reserves of the other three to help heal.

Contact us if you or someone you know has been touched by cancer or join one of our free cancer support groups.

Friends Together offers “the softer side of care”.

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Upcoming Events

November 18, 2017 – Season of Light Now through the holidays, visit the Besser Museum on Johnson Street in Alpena, MI, to see our tree of Hope for the Holidays! Decorated by all our beautiful friends with hand crafted ornaments. Need some Hope or Encouragement for the season? Feel free to take a card or two with a special message just for you. Or, take one and share with a friend. Merry Christmas from Friends Together! 

December 5, 2017 – Day of Cheer at the Alpena Cancer Center Stop by the Alpena Cancer Center on Tuesday the 5th anytime between 7:30am and 4:00pm. All former and current patients are invited to stop by for refreshments and to say hello to the staff. For more information call Nancy at (989) 916-7311.

November 28, 2017 – Giving Tuesday Join the worldwide #GivingTuesday movement and help redefine the giving spirit this holiday season. Friends Together has partnered with the Community Foundation of Northeast Michigan for this online giving opportunity. For 24 hours on November 28, 2017, you can go to cfnem.org/givingtuesday and select Friends Together as your charity of choice to support.

Holiday Hours Support Groups that traditionally meet Wednesday (22nd) evening or Thursday (23rd) will not meet as the Friends Together office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, November 23 & 24, 2017. Please note: Support Groups will not meet between Christmas and New Years.

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Thank You for Helping to Support Your Community and Your Friends!
YOU Make a Difference!



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