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A “big Carolina family” honors loved one’s roots
When Robert Bothwell heard from UNC pediatric oncologist Dr. Julie Blatt about her organizing a fund raising event called Pedal for Peds, he knew he wanted to become involved.
Each year Diane Meiburg makes an appointment at UNC for a mammogram and an MRI to monitor for breast cancer and makes a gift to UNC Lineberger.
Flo and Charlie Winston of Raleigh both lost loved ones to cancer when they were very young.
Dee Dee and Peter McKay of Charlotte still have the shovel from the 1981 groundbreaking for the construction of the Lineberger Cancer Center building.
The odds of making a hole in one in a given round of golf are about 1 in 12,000. The odds of getting cancer in your lifetime are about 1 in 3.
On May 16, 2012, Addison Mansfield delivered a donation of $3,000.00 to the N.C. Cancer Hospital in support of the Milk Buddy Program. Six hundred cases of nutrition supplement will be purchased in honor and memory of her father, James Mansfield, through this special gift.
A tribute to outstanding care and a career well-spent
On June 24th, Patrick Engel will compete in Ironman Coeur d’Alene to raise funds to benefit UNC Lineberger. Read a few words from him below.
Scott Campbell, co-owner of Hector’s Restaurant, has opened a new way for people to have food from Chapel Hill restaurants delivered to their door: Scootfood
New Bern High School senior Wesley Davis’ senior project had special meaning for him. Combining his love of golf and interest in melanoma, he organized a successful golf tournament in memory of his mother, Jan Davis, who died of the disease when Wesley was three months old.
Lee and Brenda Henningsen both have a personal connection to the work being done at UNC Lineberger.
The nourishment room in the UNC pediatric oncology clinic provides food not only for the body, but also for the soul. Jamie and Patrick Lanier have given a gift to name the room in memory of their daughter, Meghan, who died of brain cancer in 2007. The room will be named “Meghan’s Munchies” since, as the Laniers say, “Meghan loved her munchies.”
As a survivor of Wilms tumor, a pediatric kidney cancer, 12-year-old Ross Buchman wants to support pediatric oncology in any way he can.
Roland Massey knows the world’s highs and lows. The retired Marine served as one of the helicopter pilots for Presidents George H.W. Bush and Clinton and is now safety and health director for Wake Stone Corporation’s massive quarry in Knightdale.
Harry and Melissa Bynum of Rocky Mount have made a planned gift to UNC Lineberger. “For our children it will serve as a living example of the importance of giving back,“ explains Melissa.
Leslie and John Silverstein of Raleigh have volunteered for UNC Lineberger since 1988. That year, she and NCSU women’s basketball Coach Kay Yow were diagnosed with breast cancer, and Leslie underwent a mastectomy.