The Marion County Rescue Squad made a donation Friday to the Mon Well being Medical Heart Basis to assist breast most cancers consciousness.
Every October, the Marion County Rescue Squad hosts a Flamingo Fundraiser for Breast Most cancers Consciousness Month. Donations may be made to “flamingo” from any particular person or enterprise in Marion County, ensuing within the rescue squad leaving plastic flamingos all around the county.
“This fundraiser may be very vital to the rescue squad,” stated Donna Wade, administrative assistant chief of the Marion County Rescue Squad. “The fundraiser not solely raises funds to assist breast most cancers sufferers however raises consciousness about breast most cancers and the significance of getting screened.”
The Marion County Rescue Squad matches the overall funds annually after the fundraiser is full as a way to double the impression made for breast most cancers sufferers. This yr, a donation of $1,200 was made to the Mon Well being Medical Heart Basis and offered on the Marion County Rescue Squad’s constructing.
Luella Gunter, government director of philanthropy of Mon Well being System, stated, “This donation will likely be used to assist the efforts of Mon Well being in breast most cancers consciousness and definitely permit for extra sufferers to have entry to breast most cancers care.”
To be taught extra concerning the Mon Well being Medical Heart Basis, go to MonHealth.com/