Nearly $20,000 was raised in August through the 6th
Annual Swanson's Melanoma Golf Open Fundraiser in Breezy Point to
support the American Cancer Society, for Melanoma cancer research at the
University of Minnesota, and new Brainerd Lakes Pay It Forward for Cancer Fund through the Essentia Health – St. Joseph’s Foundation.
will be used to directly impact cancer patients’ non-medical needs
through a one-time financial assistance that may take the form of a gas
card, mortgage payment, childcare expense, etc. In addition a small
portion (5%) will be dedicated to education for cancer prevention and
early detection for the Brainerd Lakes Area community.
donations are tax deductible and can be made online at
essentiahealth.org/foundation, by check payable to St. Joseph’s
Foundation-Brainerd Lakes Pay It Forward for Cancer Fund, or by credit
card.To learn more about St. Joseph’s Foundation or apply to the Brainerd Lakes Pay It Forward for Cancer Fund call 218.828.7564.