From Our Founder

Shari Shares

Thoughts and insights on patient advocacy, cancer-induced financial distress and the state of breast cancer support in Israel from the Lemonade Fund’s founder and Manager, Shari Mendes

Wealth and Health

Wealth and Health

When I read about the recent death of Dr. Nancy E. Adler, a health psychologist whose work was instrumental in transforming  understanding of the...

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2023 Wrap-Up

2023 Wrap-Up

  We are ending 2023 with two hearts… One is heavy. We remain in the middle of an existential war, praying for our brave soldiers and the...

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9th of Av 5783 (2023)

9th of Av 5783 (2023)

I come here once a year to remember… 13 years ago, on July 20, 2010, (Tisha B’Av, 5770) I was diagnosed with breast cancer. The year that followed...

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Something To Celebrate

Something To Celebrate

Like every year, on the day preceding Independence Day we acknowledge and thank our soldiers for their service and sacrifice that made our country...

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Can we really help?

Can we really help?

  We get asked this question all the time. Does a one-time Lemonade Fund grant really help? Some of our applicants are locked in systemic...

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When Half is More 

When Half is More 

  Purim is a holiday of celebration. Reversing an evil decree, the triumph of Jewish life over the threat of annihilation. Our sages...

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A Basket of Good News

A Basket of Good News

Israel’s Health ministry has just approved an expansion of the “Health Basket,” treatments and drugs covered by Israel’s four HMOs for 2023. The...

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