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The Lydia Project

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Volunteers Make The Differene.
At The Lydia Project, women coping with cancer are not alone

Living with uncertainty is a great challenge for individuals faced with a cancer diagnosis. You can make a difference. Lodging Volunteers visit with lodging guests; maintaining a helping presence in the lodging area. Office Volunteers assist in the office; Outreach Volunteers write encouraging notes from home, make calls from the agency, or make visits to Augusta/Aiken area hospitals. Prayer Volunteers pray at the agency Thursday mornings; Sewer Volunteers monogram and/or sew Lydia totes from home (all materials provided). Event Volunteers help at area events and with fundraisers. Visit thelydiaproject.org to print a Volunteer Application and see all opportunities. You can also attend New Volunteer Orientation the second Saturday of the month, 11:15am or the third Thursday of the month at 12:30pm, at the agency 1369 Interstate Parkway Augusta GA 30909. All new Volunteers attend the Orientation. Learn more about the agency at thelydiaproject.org or at Facebook: The Lydia Project Augusta.

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About The Lydia Project



Mission Statement

The Lydia Project offers women with any kind of cancer comfort and support, their families the ability to cope and enlist help, and healthcare providers a resource to address the emotional, spiritual, and financial needs of their patients. Mission Statement: The Mission of the Lydia Project is to serve women facing cancer by providing hand-crafted tote bags, prayer and ongoing support.


The Lydia Project provides free services to women facing any type of cancer anywhere in the world. This support includes ongoing correspondence and encouragement every month for at least twelve months.

Locally, Lydia grants funds for rent, utility, medical supplies, and prescription assistance to women who are unable to afford these basic expenses while undergoing cancer treatment and who reside in Georgia's Burke, Columbia, McDuffie and Richmond Counties; and South Carolina's Aiken and Edgefield Counties.

Women needing overnight stay to receive cancer treatment or testing in the CSRA find incredible help from Lydia's Lodging Services. The ten bedroom facility with twenty beds and a private bathroom for each room provides a retreat environment for women and their caregivers. Women who reside more than thirty miles from Augusta or Aiken can stay at the Daksha Chudgar Lydia House for closer proximity to their physician or treatment site.


We'll work with your schedule.


1369 Interstate ParkwayAugusta, GA 30909



  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Orientation or Training
  • Lodging Volunteers have background checks

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