Firefly Sisterhood

Mission Statement

Fostering One-to-One connections between women experiencing breast cancer and inspirational mentors. These connections are personal and local.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments In our last fiscal year we served over 500 women, which includes matching 286 women with a trained peer mentor, training an additional 45 peer mentors and providing educational events for 150 women.
Current Goals Our goal for this fiscal year to increase the number of matches we make between a support seeker and trained peer mentor to 320, train an additional 45 peer mentors and provide educational opportunities for 200 women.
Community or Constituency Served Women and men with breast cancer, caregivers and friends and family.
Geographic Area Served Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 01/31/2019

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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5775 Wayzata Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Phone: 612-412-7712

General Information

Alternative Name: Firefly Sisterhood
EIN: 46-4874051
Principal Staff: Kris Newcomer
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 2.5
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 600
Ruling Year: 2014


Board Chair: Teresa Biss
Number of Board Members: 11
Board Meetings with Quorum: 12
Average Member Attendance: 8.7

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