$10,000 donation by Southern Team Subaru supports young cancer patients

Carilion Clinic 2024 (Southern Team Subaru)

ROANOKE, Va. – Southern Team Subaru announced that in partnership with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, it had donated supplies to cancer patients at the Carilion Clinic and made a $10,000 donation to LLS.

The supplies donation included 80 blankets, patient care kits and handwritten messages of hope, Southern Team Subaru said. The donation was made as a part of Subaru Loves to Care, which is a national initiative of Subaru America.

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Southern Team Subaru also contributed $10,000 to the LLS Urgent Need Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Fund, which supports young blood cancer patients and their families with financial assistance for non-medical related expenses, the company said.

“From our team to Southern Team, we thank you for your compassion and care and the loving gift,” said Dr. William Fintel, medical director of Carilion Hematology-Oncology. “The minute cancer invades the life of a person, a team is needed. The gift bag and personalized note of encouragement is exactly what the doctor ordered. Many, many thanks.”

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