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Your Gifts Provide HOPE

The HOPE Food Pantry is Established With Your Support

You provided hope for Bruce Bacote this past March when he learned from Dr. Jamie Smith that he had throat cancer.

Hearing the word cancer was overwhelming for Bruce and his wife. The many complications of a cancer journey weighed heavily on their hearts.

Because of your support of the HOPE (Helping Oncology Patients Everyday) Fund, Dr. Smith was able to provide comfort, sharing there was special help available for them.

Generous HOPE Fund donors provide help every day for challenges such as transportation, power bills, rent, and pain and nausea medications.

For Bruce, his critical need was totally different -- nutritional food was essential for his recovery.

With his diagnosis of head and neck cancer came an introduction to an extremely limited diet. He could no longer tolerate the foods he once enjoyed. With the expenses of frequent treatments and visits to his physician, Bruce also could not afford the food meant to nourish his body during his cancer fight.

A HOPE Fund Coordinator made possible by HOPE Fund donors ensures a caring individual is on hand each day to assist patients with their individualized needs. Our coordinator, Sarah Beth Averette, reviewed different
types of assistance available with Bruce and his wife.

She learned of their struggle to afford adequate and appropriate foods for him to eat throughout his months of upcoming treatments.

Thanks to HOPE Fund donors like you, The HOPE Food Pantry was established last year, just in time to help patients like Bruce.

Sarah Beth, along with Courtney Moore, a Registered Oncology Dietitian, worked with Bruce to determine which foods would be appropriate for his personal journey. Each week, he receives a bag full of nutrient-dense foods needed to sustain him throughout his chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

In gratitude for donors like you, Bruce shared, “It felt so good to be helped. This took so much stress off of me.”