“Jersey City was a really natural fit for a Bike Share,” Zeisel said. “It’s relatively dense,” she explained. There are a couple of hills, but you can work up to them.
Jersey City is the second most populated city in the state of New Jersey, and Mayor Fulop is interested in the initiative. “It was a very progressive vision of his to bring Bike Share to Jersey City,” Zeisel said.
Bike Share aims to help people enjoy their urban environment. To learn more about Jersey City Bike Share, check out their website.
Mary’s Place by the Sea is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting women who are receiving treatment for cancer. They provide services that complement their medical treatment, including oncology massages, nutrition education, individual counseling, and yoga…all free of charge.
Gannon says that once diagnosed, sometimes the soul of the person is lost through the medication and screens. “We connect that person again and let them really feel,” Gannon says.
It is an emotional journey, taken with over 100 different volunteers, many of which are survivors. These volunteers can sit with the guests and discuss what they went through, creating a sense of mutual understanding. “The emotional connection that starts to happen is where the healing begins,” she says.
To learn more about Mary’s Place By the Sea, check out their website.