Several local organizations generously donated funds to support breast cancer awareness and the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center by holding various fundraisers during the month of October. Their charitable support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services- including mammograms, …Read More
On April 27, members of the Taunia Oechslin Girls Night Out (TOGNO) Foundation presented a donation of $143,330 to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Each year, the Foundation holds an annual fundraising event that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, and supporters. The 14th annual event …Read More
The Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. (GNOAI) committee presented a check for $47,500, their largest donation to date, to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC) in support of patient care services. Each year the committee hosts an annual fundraising dinner that brings together breast cancer survivors, family, friends, and supporters. After being …Read More
There is a famous Margaret Mead quote that says, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the world. In fact, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
Nothing could be truer about the small group of local folks who believed that a breast care center in the small town of Windber, …Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Tracey Eckenrod, CRNP to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). She joins breast specialists Trudi Brown, MD and Deborah Sims, MD and began seeing patients this month.
As a nurse practitioner, Eckenrod provides follow-up care for patients with breast problems, …Read More
The Hiram G. Andrews Center Student Activities Committee presented a check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in the amount of $1,155. They raised funds from selling breast cancer awareness items and holding a basket raffle, Pink Out Day, and Dollar Denim Fridays. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, …Read More
Trinity Romesberg, a junior at Slippery Rock University, gathered fellow students to lead exercise classes to raise $135 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. The class themes were based on girl power and included lots of pink. For their participation and donation, attendees were provided with face paint and pink breast cancer …Read More
Two area non-profit organizations, The Ann Harris Smith Foundation and Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW), are excited to announce their partnership to promote Screen One Screen All, an awareness campaign created to encourage women to schedule their health exams.
In January, after noticing that many women had delayed their regular screenings due to …Read More
The employee foundation at 1st Summit Bank held a t-shirt sale and dress down days during the month of October to support breast cancer awareness and the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. Their $1,000 donation helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for …Read More
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month–the perfect opportunity for women to start 2021 thinking about screening, prevention, and getting their overall health exams back on track.
“2020 has been a rough year all around and we fear many women may have put off important health screenings due to COVID-19,” says Erin Goins, Director of Women’s …Read More