The Breast Center at Valley Medical Center asks the community to knit for hope

 
584The Breast Center at Valley Medical Center is calling all knitters and crocheters to help create pink scarves for patients diagnosed with breast cancer for the Project Pink Scarf 2011.
 
“The scarves provide warmth and hope and let patients know they are not alone in their battle against cancer,” Sherry Kuzan said, manager of The Breast Center at Valley. “We have been so touched by the support of our community. It is remarkable the power in this simple act of kindness. The women who receive the scarves are so thankful.”
 
In 2010, more than 550 scarves were donated and the staff and Valley’s Breast Center thanked the community for the support.
 
The Breast Center accepts yarn donations for those who don't know how to knit or crochet, but would like to donate to the project. One scarf is typically made using one or two skeins.
 
The Breast Center is located at 4033 Talbot Road in the Medical Arts Center at Valley, suite 470. If you would like to donate a new, handmade scarf or yarn, please contact Christy Snavely at The Breast Center at 425-228-3440 extension 4869.
 
Mother, daughter, friend or wife, let early detection be a habit for life! Early detection saves lives. The earlier cancer is found, the easier it can be to cure.

Photo caption: The Breast Center staff showcases a few of the donated handmade scarves. Top from left: Patricia Marcella, Marcie McCue, Naghmi Akmal, LuAnn Swett-Lachance, Julie Rose, Satya Mala Naidu, Mary Krueger, Pamela Drazic, Shelly Webb, Christy Snavely Bottom from left: Debbie Harris, Molly Nelson, Kathleen Barnum, Arleen Roberts, Diana Richards, Sherry Kuzan, Marie O'Reilly, Cindy Smith, Lyndzie Brown, Patricia Beck, Sarah Stewart.

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