Jump over the site's section navigation.

Community Cancer Center optimistic about fundraising potential

Thu, 24 May 2012 15:21:15 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

The Community Cancer Center has a tall order, to raise $2.5 to $3.5 million this summer and early fall. That's what Director Barb Nathan believes would be necessary to break ground on the proposed $10 million expansion. But, Nathan also says the climate in medical philanthropy is not bad even with a fragile economy.

   

Nathan says the center is not yet ready for the public phase of that fundraising effort. When that stage arrives, she says, the Center anticipates a broader donor base than usual in such campaigns. She says the center has treated thousands of patients over its 13 year history and many have already asked about donating.

    

Support Your Public Radio Station