Cancer Wellness Foundation
Name of Team Captain: Danielle Rogers
Team Member Names: Bryan Farrington, Senitha Barnett, Laura Chambliss, Ellis Eskew, Lucious Vaughn, Mitch Stroud
Agency Assisted: The Cancer Wellness Foundation of Central Alabama
Project’s Thematic Area: Community Involvement; Cancer Education/Outreach
Project Location: The Montgomery Cancer Center
Date(s) of Implementation: August 1, 2019 to May 28, 2020
Duration of Project: 10 months
Who was served by the project?
Newly diagnosed cancer patients
How many people benefited?
1000 cancer patients
Final project description:
Items were procured/donated to put into 1000 chemo care bags that are given to newly diagnosed cancer patients. The items range from essential to comfort items.
What is the vision for the future of the project?
The vision is to continue to provide a bag to each newly diagnosed cancer patient through partnerships with local businesses and organizations for donations.
Describe exactly how your project was implemented.
Each team member was assigned local businesses or organizations to contact regarding donations. Once the items were procured, they were delivered directly to the Cancer Wellness Foundation. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the team was unable to prepare the bags personally.
How many volunteer hours were devoted to this project?