WHO: Menorah Medical Center
WHAT: The Pink Heals National Tour Bus
WHEN: 10 a.m. – Noon, Thursday, August 16, 2018
WHERE: The Breast Center at Menorah Medical Center, 5721 W. 119th St., Entry B, Overland Park, KS 66209
WHY: Menorah Medical Center—part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare and breast cancer care provider—will welcome the Pink Heals National Tour Bus to the hospital’s campus. As a Nationally Accredited Program for Breast Centers, The Breast Center at Menorah Medical Center features comprehensive services, including the most advanced technology in breast cancer screening, detection, diagnosis and treatment; access to innovative and minimally invasive biopsy and treatment techniques; and breast health education, genetic counseling and support from a committed and compassionate multidisciplinary team of oncologists, a dedicated mammography radiologist, surgeons, nurses and support staff.
The Pink Heals Tour mission is to provide a program that supports people, not causes. Pink Heals volunteers visit individuals who are sick or facing adversity in their home, the hospital or at their place of work to honor their courage, foster hope, and provide them with the love and compassion they deserve. The Pink Heals organization Dave Graybill, a retired Arizona firefighter and founder of Pink Heals and Pink Heals National Tour, saw a need for tax-based entities such as police and fire departments to show support for families in their communities and provide a mechanism for fund-raising that would keep all monies local.
“We’re honored that Pink Heals will visit Menorah Medical Center again,” says Menorah Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Charles Laird. “It aligns with our mission of providing education to the community about early detection and encouragement and support to breast cancer patients and survivors and their families. Additionally, Pink Heals will create awareness for our annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month event, the Pink Party, which takes place on October 2nd at Menorah Medical Center.”
According to Jeff Vaughn, president of Pink Heals Johnson County and a Leawood firefighter, having the Pink Heals Tour in the Kansas City area will “help us spread love and philanthropy throughout our community and bring to light this amazing new donation platform.”
For more information on Pink Heals, visit www.pinkhealsjoco.org.
For more information on Menorah Medical Center and its spectrum of comprehensive, acclaimed breast care services, visit https://menorahmedicalcenter.com/service/breast-care.