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Contact: Megan D’Angelo Barone
WCA Director of Development
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Subaru and LLS Sends Messages of Hope and Provides Warmth for WCA Hospital Cancer Patients


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From Right to Left: Darren Hills, Sales Manager at Ed Shults Subaru, LouAnn Hughes, Representative for LLS and Megan Barone, WCA Director of Development

Jamestown, NY (Thursday, November 10, 2016) –Ed Shults Subaru and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced a collaboration to provide much needed support and “warmth” to patients fighting cancer and their families at WCA Hospital Cancer Treatment Center.

During Subaru Loves to Care month, LLS and Ed Shults Subaru provided blankets and messages of hope to patients undergoing cancer treatment at WCA Hospital Cancer Treatment Center. Visitors to Subaru retailers were given the chance to share personalized messages of hope to patients in our local community, which was delivered alongside blankets to provide comfort and warmth as they continue their fight against cancer.

“Through our Subaru Love Promise we aim to make the world a better place and our owners care deeply about giving back in their local communities,” said Darren Hills, Sales Manager of Ed Shults Subaru. “We are proud to team up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for Subaru Loves to Care month to help provide care and support to patients battling cancer and their families.”

Where Love Meets Hope
Subaru and LLS are bringing to life the Loves to Care month in close to 400 Subaru retailers across the country. By the end of June, Subaru retailers will donate more than 30,000 blankets and thousands of messages of hope to patients fighting cancer across the country.
LLS will be featuring inspiring stories and photographs of survivors and patients fighting cancer, like the hundreds of patients in communities across the country who will receive blankets and messages of hope through the month.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care.

About WCA Cancer Treatment Center
WCA Hospital’s Cancer Care Program, the only program in the region recognized for cancer care by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC), is staffed by a team of physicians and health care professionals. The WCA Cancer Treatment Radiation program is under the medical direction of Theresa Pagliuca, M.D., board-certified radiation oncologist. The Cancer Care Program at WCA provides a wide range of cancer care services from routine screenings to the diagnosis and treatment of patients diagnosed with cancer. The comprehensive cancer care team is dedicated to preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer for residents in the Chautauqua County and surrounding region.

If you are interested in learning more about Subaru Loves Promise or how you can help provide care and support to patients battling cancer, please contact Ed Shults Subaru at 716-484-7151 or WCA Hospital Cancer Treatment Center at 716-664-8677.

 
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