About Us

Twist Out Cancer provides psychosocial support to cancer survivors and their loved ones through creative arts programming. We are a global community that enables anyone touched by cancer to connect, create, support and inspire.

Why Twist?

Twist Out Cancer (TOC) was built on the belief that when you share, the world opens up. At the age of 29, Jenna Benn Shersher was diagnosed with grey zone lymphoma—a rare form of cancer which affects less than 300 people in the United States.

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Jenna Benn Shersher

Jenna Benn Shersher is a 34-year-old civil rights advocate, world traveler and tiny twister who dreams big. Founder and Executive Director of Twist Out Cancer, President of the Board.

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Our Board Members
Jenna Benn Shersher
Philadelphia, Pa
Alana Dugandzic
Chicago, IL
Mardi Kaplan
Chicago, IL
Gudrun Snyder
Chicago, IL
Jeff Guerrero
Chicago, IL
Stephanie Plein
Chicago, IL
Tim Richardson
Toronto, ON
August Spree
Detroit, MI
Erin Green
Chicago, IL
Jenn Katz Margolis
Washington, DC
Josh Taustein
Our Staff
Jenna Benn Shersher
Amelia Hanrahan
Program Director
When you share -
the world opens up”

Jenna Benn Shersher, Founder of Twist Out Cancer