Polly’s Story

For Polly Hamel, your donation is more than a gift—it’s a miracle. Although she had been diagnosed with cancer twice before, Polly’s breast cancer treatment was different in that it included chemotherapy and radiation. For the first time, she faced the prospect of losing her hair. “I was terrified. And it’s an odd thing to…

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Debbie’s Story

Your gift helps Debbie focus on healing and not hair loss Debbie demonstrates putting on a cold cap before chemotherapy Debbie shows us how the cold cap looks from the side while worn Debbie shows off the full head of hair she’s been able to keep during chemotherapy thanks to cold cap technology Debbie Cornwell…

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Joel’s Story

Fighting cancer became personal for Faster, Inc.’s Joel Edwards and his employees   Like most of us, Joel Edwards and his employees at Faster, Inc. in Maumee, Ohio, have been impacted by cancer. When one of their own—Rachel Hake—was diagnosed with breast cancer, it became especially personal. The Faster team supported Rachel through her cancer journey…

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Monique’s Story

Art therapy classes help heal Monique’s spirit during her cancer battle It’s never easy to learn that you have cancer. Unfortunately, Monique Smith learned that the hard way. “When I first found out I had cancer, I thought it was the end of the world,” she said of her breast cancer diagnosis. As she was…

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Karen’s Story

Your support helped Karen beat cancer When Karen Stowe found a lump that she feared may be breast cancer, she took proactive steps and went directly to Dr. Stephanie Krup Repole at Bon Secours. “Dr. Repole was wonderful, so personable and she exudes caring and concern,” Karen recalled. “Even when I went in and had…

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Cancer

Cause Cancer Join the Fight Ensure the best cancer care is available for everyone Donate With your help, there is hope for people with cancer Our cancer care experts are dedicated to providing world-class cancer treatment here in the Hampton Roads area Cancer is a battle that is waged on all fronts: physical, emotional, spiritual.…

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Cassandra’s Story

Your gift helps cancer patients like Cassandra focus on healing Cassandra and other cancer patients don’t have to worry about losing their hair, because of your gift. When Cassandra first received her breast cancer diagnosis, her first thought was her family. Her second thought was losing her beautiful hair. “It sounds silly to think I…

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Meet Faye & Charlie

Faye and Charlie give so that everyone can have access to excellent care Faye and Charlie Keller have been longtime supporters of the Bon Secours Foundation, but this year their gift is a bit more personal.   “I was diagnosed with breast cancer last year,” Faye said. “It is a difficult diagnosis to hear, but…

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Grant awarded to Every Woman’s Life Program

Grant for Every Woman’s Life Program to provide free cancer screenings for 900 uninsured women Virginia Department of Health grants $397,544 to Bon Secours Richmond Health Care Foundation. Bon Secours in Richmond, Virginia operates the largest Every Woman’s Life Program provider site in the commonwealth. The latest $397,544 grant secured from the Virginia Department of Health…

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Erin’s Story

You helped save Erin’s life, now she helps save others A mobile mammography service found Erin Gratsch’s cancer early. Now she connects other women to the lifesaving technology you provide. Erin was in the best shape of her life. At 45, she’d just finished the Boston Marathon and was busy taking care of her family…

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