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How To Help: Some Do's And Don'ts

To Help A Coworker t Form a team and walk, run or ride to raise money for breast cancer. t If your workplace allows, do that person's work so she doesn't have to worry about getting behind. t If allowed, donate sick, personal or vacation days so the person who is sick doesn't lose income. t Send funny group cards every few weeks with a personal note from each coworker. For A Friend Or Family Member t Talk to her in a supportive way that is consistent with your relationship and who she is. t Listen carefully to what the person is saying or not saying and respond accordingly. t Help with child or elder care, household chores, driving the kids. t Research support offered...