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Sharon Rivera-Sanchez

Glen Allen, VA, United States
Organization: Saving Pennies 4 A Cure

I am a Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) survivor of 7 years. In 2021, I became a caregiver for my younger brother, who lost his battle with colon cancer in December.

My Story

I challenged my inner strength to fight the disease, and this action became a stepping-stone toward my mission to help cancer patients while educating, advocating, researching and being a voice for the voiceless. I am the founder and Director of “ Trials of Color and Saving Pennies 4 A Cure” ( and 501 C3 non-profit organization that focuses on improving the lives of breast and colon cancer patients. The organization provide educative measures on prevention of cancer and giving back to the disadvantaged with a focus on diversity, clinical trials and boots on the ground for male and female in Virginia.

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