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CONTACT US AT:
INFO@CHILLCARES.COM

Chill Cares is a non profit organization created in honor of our loved ones and their courageous battles with cancer. Our mission is to assist members of our community who are battling cancer and those who support them and to raise awareness on the importance of early detection to help save lives.

We are A Proud Participant in the National Alliance of State Prostate Cancer Coalitions.
Knowledge is power.

About Us

The heart of chill Cares was beating long before it became a nonprofit organization in the spring of 2015. After making a difference in their community for years, a group of passionate New Hampshire natives joined forces to create chill Cares. Coming together as one, they knew they would be able to help more people fight cancer and raise more awareness. These like-minded people have used their passion, work ethic and “just do it” mentality to build the perfect foundation to make things happen in New Hampshire.

The goal of chill Cares is to host fun, community events to make an impact and raise awareness and funds to support those in our community who are battling cancer and those who support them.

If you or someone you know has a passion for helping those in need and would like to volunteer or donate, please contact us at info@chillcares.org.

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Meet Our Team

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Crissy Kantor

FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR, “NEWEST” NASPCC BOARD MEMBER

Crissy’s passion for raising awareness for Prostate Cancer began over 15 years ago when her father, Jeff was diagnosed. In 2015, Jeff lost his courageous battle with prostate cancer, but not without a fight! Crissy’s goal is to carry on his legacy of generosity, eagerness to help others and raise awareness for the blue ribbon with the same passion as her father! Since the birth of her Award Winning spa in Manchester, chill Spa in 2006, a huge part of the business has been focused on giving back to the community via fundraising, sponsorships, community events and donations of “chill Time” whenever possible. With the creation of the non- profit chill Cares, she hopes to gain the same awareness for the prostate cancer blue ribbon as women have done for the pink breast cancer ribbon. She wants her Dad’s inspirational story of positivity, kindness, generosity, endless energy, constant optimism, sense of humor and never giving up attitude to give hope to others with their battle with cancer.

When she’s not organizing fundraising events you can find Crissy working in the spa with her amazing team, skiing, traveling and spending time with her loved ones.

www.chillspa.com

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Caitlin Plumpton

PRESIDENT

Caitlin has been beautifying her beloved clients, and making them look and feel their very best since 2006 when she helped open the doors of Chill Spa. Through her loving, dedicated work at Chill, she has been able to help create and participate in many community fundraising events over the years. After losing 3 men close to her heart, she agreed it was time to raise more awareness for Prostate Cancer to help take care of the men we love! Caitlin loves spending time with her husband Tim and their daughter Violet, traveling, cooking and taking on craft and DIY projects.

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Christine Telge

DIRECTOR

Born and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, Christine learned at a young age that being a part of her community meant to be active, to participate, to make a difference in the lives of her neighbors and friends. She does just that in every aspect of her life. She is a mom of two boys who are always right beside her lending a hand. She and her husband operate and own Millys Tavern which supports the Manchester community through holding fundraisers and benefit events as well as sponsoring events.

Christine is a graduate of Franklin Pierce Law School and is the chairperson of the Central High Pride Foundation, the vice-chair of NH Athletic Alliance, the fundraising chair for Manchester East Little League, and serves as a volunteer for The Kids Cafe and New Horizons. Aside from volunteer work she is the Southern Coordinator for the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center raising money for patient services and cancer research at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Christine became passionate about helping cancer patients and their family after organizing a road race to honor a fellow runner who was undergoing treatment for cancer. Her drive to help and her dedication to the cause are honorable and unwavering.

www.starkbrewingcompany.com

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Kimberly Cronin

VICE PRESIDENT

As a resident of Manchester for many years Kimberly enjoys giving back to her community. Kimberly lost her father in 2012 to Prostate Cancer and has been an advocate for awareness of the disease ever since. She is the founder of the NH chapter of Women Against Prostate Cancer, has volunteered with NH Prostate Cancer Coalition and co-chairs the annual Stache Dash 5K in Manchester.

Kimberly is a Corporate Recruiter for GroupM, the world's largest advertising media company. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.

www.crazywrapswithkimberly.com

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Anne-Marie Hafeman

DIRECTOR

Anne-Marie, her husband Kevin, son Braden and their family dogs Bruschi and Ayla, live in Manchester. Here she works for the Elliot Health System where she has been voted MVP and also has been named one of NH’s 40 under 40 by the Union Leader. As a part of Chill Cares she is getting to help support missions to find better outcomes for several of her friends who have been stricken with cancer. She is fully immersed in her community as a member of the Manchester Women’s Club and Kiwanis Club and an avid supporter of the American Cancer society, NHPCC, and the Alzheimers Association.

In 2003 Anne-Marie was diagnosed with MS and along with fighting her own battle and lending a helping hand wherever she can in her community-her favorite role is "being a loving mom.”

www.elliothospital.org

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Mike Auger

DIRECTOR

The 2023 GiddyUp Event is a tribute to Michael Auger, our founding member.

Mike is an energetic guy who's always ready to enthusiastically contribute to "the cause". His ever ready smile, a constant, is a sure sign of his genuinely friendly and helpful demeanor. As owner/broker of Auger Realty (recently merged with Berkshire Hathaway - Verani Realty), since 1985 Mike has managed his group of carefully selected agents/brokers as they've successfully guided literally thousands of clients happily through the home buying and selling process. He's also famous for his 54' electronic scrolling Marquee located prominently atop his office building located at 475 Second Street in Manchester which is exactly at the west end of the Queen City Bridge. He's been consistently supporting organizations such as The Red Cross, The Palace Theatre, The Manchester Monarchs, The Fisher Cats, The Glendi, Snow Board & Tube, The Pink & Blue Bash, and countless other community causes for decades by trumpeting their messages on his Marquee. When he's not hard at work serving a client, supporting his team members, or contributing to a cause, you'll find him spending time with his kids & wife at the beach, on a hike, or ocean sailing. Mike lost his dad to pancreatic cancer and intimately knows the importance of winning when seeking the cure and supporting those in the process.

www.augerrealty.com

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Jaime Smith

DIRECTOR, CANCER SURVIVOR
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Ann Gilbert

TREASURER

Ann is currently on staff at Manchester Urology and has been serving as Treasurer since 2018.

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Sherrilynn Abraham

SECRETARY

Sherrilynn works in Londonderry, New Hampshire as the Office Manager at Spark Electrician Services and lives in the beautiful city of Manchester, New Hampshire. She enjoys being part of something larger than herself and supporting causes to better the lives of her friends, family, and community. She has been with chill Cares since the beginning of 2020 serving in an administrative role. On her free-time, she enjoys immersing herself in the education of wild plants, kayaking, hiking, and spending time outdoors with her 3 pups!