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In the Pink Tennis Tournament

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, The Women's Committee will host a doubles tennis tournament to raise funds to support Marianne's Room and patient services offered through the Cancer Resource Center. The half day tournament is held concurrently at 8 premier tennis facilities throughout our community with venues catering to women, men or "teens" all clad in pink.

 

Online Registration is Now Closed

 

 For late registration information, please call the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation office at 434-654-8258 or email the In The Pink Co-Chairs below.

 

Generous support from sponsors and supporters for this event provides the resources to help fund Marianne's Room, Palliative Care and Caring Embrace at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.  ITP serves to raise awareness of breast cancer and provide our community the opportunity to support this worthy cause.

                                                                                                     
   

In The Pink Sponsors

 

Marianne's Room

Marianne's Room was established in 2002 as a resource center for women diagnosed with cancer. The special room, named in memory of Marianne Zirkle who succumbed to cancer in 1998, provides wigs, scarves, special "Chemo Caps", soft post-operative prosthesis requested by mastectomy patients and other services and support to assist women through their cancer treatment at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.

Palliative Care

Palliative Care aims to relieve suffering and improve quality of life for patients with advanced illness and for their families. Palliative Care is provided by an interdisciplinary team and offered in conjunction with all other appropriate forms of medical treatment, especially to support pain and symptom management.

Caring Embrace

Caring Embrace involves community members, Martha Jefferson employees, friends and volunteers who gather together weekly in the hospital lobby to knit or crochet shawls for people in need to caring, compassion and comfort. These shawls symbolize the caring embrace and Caring Tradition of the Martha Jefferson family. Proceeds from ITP funds the yarn and knitting materials.

Questions?  Please call the Foundation office at 434.654.8258 or email Bonnie Hagerman and Amy Nolasco, ITP Co-Chairs

For information regarding sponsorship of this event, please email Lauri Wilson at the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation.

MARTHA JEFFERSON HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

500 Martha Jefferson Drive
Charlottesville, Virginia 22911
Phone: (434) 654-8258
Fax: (434) 654-7316
MJH_Foundation@sentara.com

 

 

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