‘Lily’s Hope’ serves area women
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Spon-sored by the Women of the Zonta Club of Jamestown, “Lily’s Hope” provides free wigs to women who live in Chautauqua County, or are undergoing a medical treatment in Chautauqua County, and are experiencing hair loss due to those treatments or a medical condition. It has been open for four years
“Since “Lily’s Hope” opened at the WCA Cancer Treatment Center at Jones Memorial Hospital, it has served well over 150 women in the community.
“The return from the community has been overwhelming,” says Rosie Papalia, Zonta Club member. “We’ve received donations of gently used wigs, supplies, money, thank you notes and support from women who have received wigs. “Lily’s Hope” has also been the recipient of other’s fundraisers as well: from private family fundraisers, to commercially organized contests. It’s all been so wonderful! And it’s all to help those who are going through a tough time, so they know we care and we are here for them.”
Those in need of a wig, cap, turban or hat due to a medical treatment or condition can call the WCA Cancer Treatment Center at Jones Memorial Hospital in Jamestown at 664-8670 for an appointment.