Helping Cancer Patients and Children with Disabilities Through Music and The Arts

Artist – Maryann Anselmo

MaryAnn Anselmo, co-founder of The Bungalow knows what cancer patients go through. A brain cancer survivor, she’s been there and understands that everyone’s situation is unique. While continuing her treatments through Precision Medicine & Clinical Trials, she finds solace in music, theater, art.  As a jazz singer, songwriter, author and artist, she uses her expressive artistic activities to inspire others with hope and encouragement.

The core mission of The Bungalow is to help cancer patients and children with disabilities reduce adverse physiological and psychological health issues through music and the arts. We believe that engagement in music, visual arts therapy, movement-based creative expression and expressive writing is not only comforting, cheerful and supportive; but also promotes wellness and healing.

Through your generous support we are able to give “Packages of Hope” to cancer patients and children with disabilities. The packages contain a variety of items hand-picked by Maryann including music, books and other expressive artistic items such as art class enrollment, theater and ballet tickets, expressive writing classes, or items specially chosen to meet the patient’s interests.

There needs to be a commitment from the scientific, medical and patient communities to work together in order for precision medicine and clinical trials to give everyone “The Best Chance at Good Health”

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The Bungalow Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity and works to promote healing through Music and The Arts.