FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
[RALEIGH, NC] – January 5, 2022- Pretty In Pink Foundation is so grateful to once again receive a generous grant from SearStone Retirement Community and Lutheran Services Carolinas, which will help save lives. The $16,000 gift will help pay for medical treatment for elderly breast cancer patients in Wake County who need financial assistance.
“We’re so thankful to be one of the 14 organizations chosen to receive a grant from SearStone/Lutheran Services Carolinas and for their support of our mission,” said Becky Horn, executive director of Pretty In Pink Foundation. “This grant is one of the reasons we’re able to help so many elderly breast cancer patients every year.”
Pretty In Pink Foundation is so appreciative of SearStone/Lutheran Services Carolinas’ continuing support that offers this segment of our community a greater chance of survival. Specifically, these much-needed funds will help remove the financial barrier to care for elderly Wake County patients, paying for surgery, chemotherapy administration and radiation treatment.
“This generous gift helps to ensure that this vulnerable population gets the financial assistance they need to access life-saving medical treatment for breast cancer,” said Dr. Lisa Tolnitch, founder of Pretty In Pink Foundation. “We are so grateful for SearStone/Lutheran Services Carolinas’ support for the elderly in our community.”
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About Pretty In Pink Foundation:
The mission of Pretty In Pink Foundation is to provide uninsured and underinsured breast cancer patients in North Carolina with financial assistance for quality, life-saving medical treatment. The Foundation works closely with patients’ medical social workers and cancer center charity care to ensure indigent patients have assistance to ease their financial burdens associated with care. Pretty In Pink Foundation was founded in 2004 by Raleigh breast surgeon Dr. Lisa Tolnitch and is headquartered in Raleigh, NC, with an office in Winston-Salem, NC. What began with assisting ten women in Wake County has evolved into helping thousands of women and men throughout North Carolina. www.prettyinpinkfoundation.org