Trinity Health Foundation Quad Cities
In its 10th year, this event has raised thousands of dollars for breast cancer awareness and education in our local community. All funds raised are funneled back into our community through a grant process. It's a terrific way to support the entire community fighting breast cancer!
This year's optional educational portion is dedicated to the genetics of breast cancer and will answer questions such as, "With my diagnosis, should my daughter be concerned?" Moderated by KWQC's Paula Sands, an expert panel with dive into various case studies of real patients.
Nearly 800 attendees with gather at noon for a fashion show featuring breast cancer survivors as models. It will be an inspiring event!
Roxanne Kramer Award Nominations
The Trinity Health Foundation is now accepting nominations for Stylin' Against Breast Cancer's Roxanne Kramer Award. This annual honor is given to an outstanding individual(s), organization or business that has tirelessly contributed to the quality of life of breast cancer survivors and which through deed, word and ongoing advocacy, has helped educate the community about breast cancer and breast health.
Kramer, a breast cancer survivor herself, owns "Always a Woman" boutique in Moline that specializes in wigs, head wear, specialty bras and fits breast prostheses for breast cancer survivors. She also co-founded the Quad City Breast Cancer & Lymphedema Support Group, made up of almost 2,000 area women, and devotes countless hours coordinating survivor models for and emceeing the style show fundraiser.
The award will be announced at the annual "Stylin' Against Breast Cancer" luncheon and style show on Thursday, April 23. All applications are due to the Foundation office by Tuesday, March 17.
Submit your nomination using our online form.
You Did It!
Thanks to the generosity and caring of you, our wonderful donor, your new Emergency Department/Heart Center will begin welcoming patients April 2015!
Originally announced in January, 2013, Trinity officials formally broke ground on the 90,000 square-foot, 3-story expansion in June 2013.
The new space will include an all-new state-of-the-art emergency department with 2 trauma bays to treat more than one profoundly injured patient at the same time; a comprehensive Heart Center with cath labs, surgery, cardiac rehab and education; and a Crisis Stabilization Unit with 6 psychiatric patient safe rooms, interview rooms, and a "living room" area that will help calm those in crisis.
Your support helped raise $6.75 million for this amazing QC resource. It would not exist without you. Please come see it during the Community Open House, Sun. March 29, noon - 5 p.m.!
For all the patients and family members who will benefit every hour of every day, thank you!