High Point Regional's LoveLine ceremony set for Thursday

Dec. 09, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

High Point Regional Health System is celebrating the 25th year of its LoveLine program, which provides emergency funds for local cancer patients with dire financial needs.
The health system’s annual LoveLine Service of Remembrance and Hope, which recognizes individuals whose lives have been touched by cancer, will be held Thursday, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Hayworth Cancer Center.
The event is open to those who have lost a loved one to cancer, cancer survivors, family members, caregivers and the community. It will begin with a solemn candlelight ceremony, followed by the lighting of the LoveLine Tree of Life on the front lawn of the cancer center.
A reception will follow the ceremony.
For a contribution of any amount, individuals can illuminate a light on the LoveLine Tree of Life in honor or memory of a loved one whose life has been touched by cancer, or in honor of a caregiver.
Proceeds from the contributions will go to the health system’s LoveLine cancer support program, which provides financial assistance to High Point Regional cancer patients to help them meet short-term critical needs that are not covered by other resources. For example, LoveLine funds may be used to assist with medication, medical supplies, housing, nutrition and other approved expenses.
The LoveLine program was begun 25 years ago by a group of oncology nurses who “passed the hat” among themselves after recognizing many of their patients had critical financial needs that were not being met. The program has distributed tens of thousands of dollars since then.
To make a contribution and illuminate a light on the LoveLine Tree of Life, or for further information about Thursday evening’s ceremony, contact April Carty at 878-6293.

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High Point Regional Health System’s annual LoveLine Service of Remembrance and Hope, recognizing individuals whose lives have been touched by cancer, will be held Thursday, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Hayworth Cancer Center, 302 Westwood Ave.
Following a candlelight ceremony, attendees will join together to light the LoveLine Tree of Life on the front lawn of the cancer center. A reception will follow.
Individuals can illuminate a light on the LoveLine Tree of Life in honor or memory of a loved one or caregiver for a contribution of any amount. Proceeds will benefit the LoveLine program.
To make such a contribution, or for further information, call April Carty at 878-6293.