Cancer Wellness House

131 N. County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL 60521 

Description of Organization

In 1990, Wellness House opened with a single purpose: to better the lives of people living with cancer and the people close to them. They offer a variety of programs and services — exercise classes, nutrition seminars, support groups and more — that complement the treatment from your doctors and specialists. It’s a whole-person approach to healing.

Grant(s) Awarded

In 2010, a grant in the amount of $2,000 was awarded to the Cancer Wellness House to provide scholarships to the Ski to Live Cancer Survivor clinics, which unites Zen Buddhism practice with the physical practice of skiing. The goal was to promote hope, health and healing among those affected with cancer by exposing them to Big Mind Zen Buddhism.  Created by Zen Master, Genpo Roshi, Big Mind is a simple, facilitated voice dialog which allows practioners to access consciousness from both an ego-centered and universal perspective.