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Regional Cancer Center 7th Annual Bucks for Ducks Fundraiser

Help support Lee Health’s Breast Health Centers’ mammography fund

September 28, 2017
FL Guide

The Bucks for Ducks fundraiser lets you honor your breast cancer hero while helping save lives. Your donation supports Lee Health's Breast Health Centers' mammography fund to assist less fortunate patients with breast cancer detection. For the past six years in October, the ducks have transformed the reflection pond at the Regional Cancer Center into a bright, cheerful symbol of hope during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Each Bucks for Ducks donor is given their own pink rubber ducky to adorn with a personal message or to name in honor of a loved one. The rubber duckies are $3 each or two for $5. The ducks are available at the following donation sites:

Regional Cancer Center, 8931 Colonial Center Drive, Suite 200, Fort Myers

Outpatient Center at the Sanctuary Breast Center, 8960 Colonial Center Drive, Fort Myers

Outpatient Center at HealthPark Commons Breast Center, 16281 Bass Road, Suite 204, Fort Myers

Outpatient Center at Surfside, 2441 Surfside Blvd., Cape Coral

As the ducks are purchased, they are placed in the reflection pond at the Regional Cancer Center. The flock will gather throughout October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Breast Health Center staff is more than happy to place a duck in the reflection pond for donors who are unable to come to one of the donation sites.

A memorial and blessing of the ducks will take place at noon, Oct. 31. Anyone is welcome to attend.

For more information, or to make a donation, please contact Diana Hammock at 239-343-9452.

About Lee Health

Since the opening of the first hospital in 1916, Lee Health has been a health care leader in Southwest Florida, constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. A non-profit, integrated health care services organization, Lee Health is committed to the well-being of every individual served, focused on healthy living and maintaining good health. Staffed by caring people, inspiring health, services are conveniently located throughout the community in four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals, outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers, primary care and specialty physician practices and other services across the continuum of care. Formerly known as Lee Memorial Health System, the organization began its second century of service with a new name in 2016. Learn more at www.LeeHealth.org.

 
 

 

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