MEL’S DINER KICKS OFF 16TH ANNUAL HELPING KIDS WITH CANCER RADIOTHON ON FRIDAY, NOV. 10
The Southwest Florida community is invited to breakfast at Mel’s Diner on Friday, Nov. 10 from 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to help kick off the 16th Annual Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon. Stop in during the event, make a donation of $5 or more to Barbara’s Friends – Golisano Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund, and receive a breakfast on the house. Breakfast includes two eggs, two pancakes, two pieces of bacon and a coffee or small juice.
Mel’s Diner will be accepting donations now through Jan. 12 at restaurants located in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Naples and Golden Gate. On this day of giving, Jan. 12, tune into Cat Country 107.1 FM from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the Helping Kids with Cancer Radiothon and make a pledge to support child patients treated at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.
For more than 20 years, Barbara’s Friends has provided funds for equipment, staffing and services that support lifesaving cancer care for children from across Southwest Florida at Golisano Children’s Hospital. The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program is the only program of its kind in Southwest Florida.. No child is denied treatment or turned away as a result of their family’s inability to pay for care.
For more information about the Barbara’s Friends fund and supporting child patients in your community, please call Lee Health Foundation at (239) 343-6950 or visit BarbarasFriends.org.
ABOUT LEE HEALTH FOUNDATION
Lee Health Foundation raises philanthropic dollars on behalf of Lee Health including Cape Coral Hospital, Gulf Coast Medical Center, HealthPark Medical Center, Lee Memorial Hospital, and Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The Foundation provides financial support for many service areas including the Regional Cancer Center, Lee Health – Coconut Point, The Rehabilitation Hospital, Shipley Cardiothoracic Center, Community Health Clinics and Golisano Children’s Hospital Specialty Clinics in both Charlotte and Naples. Over the past two years, the Foundation has distributed more than $53 million to Lee Health to support its lifesaving mission. Please visit LeeHealthFoundation.org or call (239) 343-6950 for more information about the role of Lee Health philanthropy in southwest Florida.