“Flames of Hope” weekend starts at Rhode Island Convention Center

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI)– Numerous individuals collected Saturday for the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Structure’s yearly “Flames of Hope” weekend.

All afternoon, individuals submitted into the Rhode Island Convention Center to share stories, check out the a number of breast cancer resources readily available, check out different treatments, and even speak with Dr. Jen Arnold– star of TLC’s program, “The Little Couple”- who is a breast cancer survivor herself.

” I believe everybody in some method shape or kind have actually been touched by cancer … sadly I believe it’s all too common.” Said Dr. Arnold, who likewise went to speak about what her message is for individuals battling with the illness. ” I’m simply gon na share that-and I dislike to state this- however life is brief, no pun meant, and you simply need to go for the important things you like and wish to carry out in life.”

This year marks twenty years given that Gloria Gemma passed away of breast cancer. Ever since, the structure in her name has actually grown greatly to assist individuals in their battle versus cancer.

The structure’s yearly 5K walk and run is being held this Sunday.

You can discover more about the company and contribute by going to the Gloria Gemma Structure site.