Maristhill joined with the American Cancer Society in October to participate in “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer,” with events and fundraising throughout the month.
an organization dominated by women (residents and staff!), many of us have been
touched by this dreadful disease. We
started the month by dressing ourselves, our lobby, our trees and our signs
“pretty in pink!"
A bake-sale with the
pink theme was a big success – never have I seen so many pink confections in
On October 5th,
the “Maristhill Pink Warriors,” led by Lori Savlon, our Human Resource
Director, walked in the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” Boston event,
raising $5,000 towards the cause on a beautiful fall day along the Charles
The month ended with a local
“Making Strides” Luncheon held each year by the Orifice Family – this event
typically raises between $18-20,000 per year in the fight against this disease. Truly, it was an amazing month of teamwork
for all your hard work, energy, and good humor above all!