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5th Annual Day Of Hope

Day of Hope 2018
2017 Day of Hope Rancho Harvest Team
At Mission Hope Cancer Center, we understand that cancer not only affects our patients, but it also impacts our entire community. This is why for the fifth consecutive year, Marian Regional Medical Center and Mission Hope Cancer Center are again partnering with the Santa Maria Times to present Day of Hope on April 11, 2018. 

Join hundred of community members as we line the streets of Santa Maria, Orcutt, Lompoc, and Nipomo to sell $1.00 Special Edition Day of Hope newspapers. Together as a community, we can make a meaningful impact in the lives of Central Coast cancer patients at Mission Hope Cancer Center.


Visit our Day of Hope page to see how you can make a difference on April 11.

Support Mission Hope Cancer Center Patients & Families

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Your generous gifts in support of cancer care at Mission Hope Cancer Center make a tangible difference in patients’ lives by providing care for the whole person and entire families.

Marian Cancer Care provides invaluable support and program services to patients and families who utilize the medical services of Mission Hope Cancer Center. The Marian Regional Medical Center Foundation takes great pride in serving as the philanthropic arm of both Marian Regional Medical Center and Mission Hope Cancer Center. One hundred percent of all Marian Cancer Care donor contributions stay in our community, benefiting cancer programs and support services offered to Mission Hope Cancer Center patients. Your contributions give hope by supporting patient outreach needs, acquisition of advanced equipment and technology, and providing for all cancer care programs and services (nurse navigation, education, support groups, etc.) at no charge to patients.

To make a donation in support of Marian Cancer Care at Mission Hope Cancer Center, we encourage you to click the link below and make a much appreciated donation through the Marian Regional Medical Center Foundation. Your gift will help bring hope and healing to cancer patients and their loved ones.

If you would prefer to make a donation over the phone, please call the Marian Regional Medical Center Foundation at 805.739.3595.

Please mail donations to:
Marian Regional Medical Center Foundation
1400 E. Church Street
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Please be sure to designate Marian Cancer Care/Mission Hope Cancer Center in your mailing.

The Charitable IRA Rollover is Back!

Support the life-changing and life-saving programs and services of Mission Hope Cancer Center by rolling over your tax-free IRA gift for 2016. How it works:

• Must be over 70½ years or older
• Gifts cannot exceed $100,000
• IRA distribution must be made directly to Marian
• Distributions are not subject to income tax and help satisfy your Required Minimum Distribution for 2016 Deadline is December 31, 2016
• Consult with your professional tax advisor

To read about Marian Regional Medical Foundation news, click here.

The Power of Giving

The Marian mission is one of healing. This mission lives intimately with the joy that brings new life and restored health, as well as the sorrow that accompanies failing health and death. The Marian Regional Medical Center Foundation invites gifts, bequests and endowments from individuals and organizations who wish to acknowledge both the joy and sorrow of life. In times of joy, giving provides a way to share good fortune; in times of sorrow, giving makes a positive statement of hope. When you make a generous gift in support of patients and families at Mission Hope Cancer Center, your donation is a lasting testament that can be made out of admiration, friendship and love. Memorial gifts honor a loved one who has died. Celebration gifts honor friends, relatives and colleagues on special occasions, such as births, anniversaries and holidays. An acknowledgment of each gift will be sent to the individual being remembered, or his or her family. Gifts may be designated to Marian Cancer Care at Mission Hope Cancer Center in care of the Marian Foundation.

All donations, no matter the size, positively impact the lives of cancer patients and their families right here in our community. With these funds, Mission Hope Cancer Center is able to provide expanded care and needed practical support. Questions? For information, please contact:

Marian Regional Medical Center Foundation
1400 East Church Street, Santa Maria, California
Phone: 805.739.3595 • www.supportmarianmedical.org

Gifting Hope to Marian Cancer Care Patients and Families in Need

Gifting HopeA cancer diagnosis often brings emotional challenges and financial burdens. Through your generous contributions, you have the power to make a meaningful impact in the lives of local cancer patients and families who are going through what may be the most difficult time in their lives.

Gifts can be made in memory of or in honor of loved one. Additionally, you can also make a donation in honor of a caregiver whose actions or assistance was meaningful to you. Whether it is a physician, nurse, staff member, or an entire department, you can make a gift in their honor to express your gratitude for exceptional care provided.

Give the gift of hope today! Our new brochure (shown here) outlines ways to give. For questions, please call the Marian Foundation at 805.739.3595.

Gifts made to Marian Cancer Care at Mission Hope Cancer Center support:
• Patient Outreach Needs: Meeting the needs of patients and families struggling to make ends meet

• Equipment and Technology: Acquisition of the most advanced medical treatments and technologies to better serve the community

• Programs and Services: Nutritional support, education, counseling, support groups, etc., all offered at no charge to patients and families

Tribute Gifts

Every gift contributed to Marian Cancer Center benefits the lives of cancer patients and families at Mission Hope Cancer Center. Yet, it is through a tribute gift that community members are able to uniquely express their appreciation for a loved one or to celebrate a special life occasion.

Throughout life’s course, there are many seasons, and a gift to celebrate a loved one is always welcomed in times of celebration. A gift ‘in honor of’ a caregiver, nurse, physician, or the entire cancer care team is a special way to say thank you.

Your tax deductible gift will be promptly acknowledged to those you designate, and the gift amount will never be disclosed. As the philanthropic arm of both Mission Hope Cancer Center and Marian Regional Medical Center, the Marian Foundation is committed to advancing prevention, early detection, treatment, and survivorship for Central Coast cancer patients.

Annual Event Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of Mission Hope Cancer Center

I Can-Cer ViveIt was spring of 2012 when Mission Hope Cancer Center opened its doors to the community. Just five years later, Mission Hope Cancer Center is known as the region’s first integrative oncology facility recognized throughout the Central Coast as a beacon of hope for its advanced technology, clinical expertise and compassionate care.

As part of this year’s Day of Hope, Mission Hope commemorated its fifth anniversary with two additional events. We were pleased to welcome 200 people to the Eve of Hope Donor Reception and the next day the Survivorship Celebration drew 400 participants.On

April 11, 2017, more than 600 community members throughout Santa Maria, Lompoc, Orcutt, and Nipomo joined together in a united effort to sell $1 ‘special edition’ Day of Hope Santa Maria Times and Lompoc Record newspapers. One hundred percent of all Day of Hope proceeds stay in the community, benefiting local patients and families in need at Mission Hope Cancer Center.

The magnitude of this year’s Day of Hope was felt throughout the streets of our community as countless event participants and supporters shared how they have been touched by cancer.

The resounding success of Day of Hope would not be possible without the overwhelming generosity of event sponsors, devoted team leaders and participants, and a compassionate community. On behalf of Mission Hope Cancer Center’s physicians, nurses, volunteers—and most importantly, our patients—we thank you for your support of Day of Hope and the fifth anniversary of Mission Hope Cancer Center! You have made a lasting impact in the lives of local cancer patients.



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