The Wendy Hollern Spencer Memorial Fund generously donated $6,000 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center and $500 to Windber Hospice. Funds were raised from activities held throughout the year, including book sales, used-jewelry and purse sales, and more.
Pictured are Board Members Ted Hollern and Robert Spencer (either side of check), accompanied by volunteer committee members Carol Burnworth, Agnes Canary, Darlene Horton, and Pauline Hollern. JMBCC Manager Erin Goins and Foundations/Development Kim Oleksa accepted the JMBCC donation, at right, and Windber Home Health & Hospice Manager Kristie Berkebile accepted the Windber Hospice donation, at left. Volunteers Angie Miller and Joann Skalarsky were absent from the photo.
About Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center
The Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) opened in February 2002 offering comprehensive and personalized breast care in one convenient location. The JMBCC is exists to prevent and treat diseases of the breast and other conditions that can impact the lives of the women served. The tools and techniques used include digital mammography, ultrasound, breast biopsies, breast MRI, bone densitometry, genetic counseling, research studies, and a female breast surgeon on-site.
About Windber Hospice
Windber Hospice has been providing compassionate care in the comfort of patients’ homes for nearly 40 years. Being the first palliative care program in Pennsylvania and the first rural hospice in the country, Windber Hospice covers all of Somerset, Cambria, and Bedford Counties. Windber Hospice continues to maintain a non-profit status. Through experienced, dedicated staff, Windber Hospice excels in treating patients holistically and specializes in combining traditional medicine with complementary integrative therapies.
About Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber
Founded in 1906, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is an independent, non-profit acute care hospital in northern Somerset County, bordering Cambria County. The 54-bed hospital shares a campus and collaborates with Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSSIMMW), a private, non-profit biomedical research center. With more than 450 employees, CSSMCW is the fourth largest employer in Somerset County. CSSMCW’s mission is to provide excellence in personalized, quality health care services through innovation, research and education in response to community needs. For more information, visit www.windbercare.org.