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Gift of Life and Motiva: Saving Lives in Southeast Texas

Motiva representatives with Gift of Life staff

Motiva representatives at Gift of Life van siteThanks to the extraordinary support of Motiva, nearly 40 medically underserved Southeast Texas women received free preventative health screenings, clinical breast exams and mammograms from the Gift of Life.

Motiva Enterprises, LLC is one of the nation’s largest refineries with a rich, regional history dating back to the 1901 discovery of oil at Spindletop. Noted for its dedication to safety and responsibility, the plant extends its mission of goodwill beyond the boundaries of company gates to advance the entire community.


 

 

“My mom is a breast cancer survivor, so I make it a point to have a mammogram every year. The Gift of Life is an excellent program because it provides women like myself, who may not have the funds to afford healthcare, to have a free screening every year. I am thankful to Motiva for helping the Gift of Life provide these screenings.”

– Gift of Life client at Motiva-sponsored van site

Gift of Life client with mother and son

Since 2000, the refinery has annually sponsored Gift of Life van sites, making available more than 550 free mammograms and clinical breast exams and helping extend the lives of five women, whose breast cancer was detected at Motiva-sponsored screenings and were navigated through treatment. A true champion of the cause, Motiva has also extended its support to the Gift of Life Prostate Cancer Program, helping to provide free prostate cancer screenings to thousands of medically underserved men. With the support of Motiva and other generous donors, the Gift of Life has helped extend the lives of more than 275 Southeast Texans who have been diagnosed with breast or prostate cancer and treated through its efforts.

In 2010, Motiva was awarded the Gift of Life’s prestigious Corporate “Spirit of Love” Award to honor its outstanding community leadership and commitment to the Gift of Life’s mission of providing quality healthcare for those who are unable to access it themselves.

Port Arthur Public Health Department employee, Gift of Life client, and Gift of Life Program Services Manager Christina Morris, RNAt this year’s Motiva-sponsored van site at the West Side Development Center, the Gift of Life expanded its women’s healthcare services by enlisting the Port Arthur Health Department as providers in the deliverance of preventative healthcare screenings, including blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol. Education regarding breast cancer, skin cancer, tobacco prevention and nutrition was also  provided to encourage healthy lifestyle practices that reduce the risk of disease.

By uniting with the Gift of Life, Motiva had an invaluable impact in the lives of those it serves, greatly increasing cancer awareness and reducing health disparities across the region.


Last year, the Gift of Life provided nearly 2,300 clinical breast exams and mammograms to medically underserved women, with an additional 430 diagnostic mammograms, 433 diagnostic ultrasounds and 32 biopsies for women who obtained abnormal results. These efforts diagnosed breast cancer in 18 women since January 2015, all of whom are being navigated through treatment by compassionate Gift of Life case managers and also comforted and encouraged by the Pink Power Network, the Gift of Life’s support group that meets on the third Thursday of each month throughout the year.

The Gift of Life is accepting new client applications. FREE mammograms and clinical breast exams are provided to women with limited income and who do not have private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare, or whose insurance has a high deductible.

To find out if you qualify for a free mammogram, please call the Gift of Life at 409.833.3663 or toll-free at (877) 720-GIFT (4438), or fill out the form below.

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Gift of Life and Motiva: Saving Lives in Southeast Texas

Thanks to the extraordinary support of Motiva Enterprises, LLC, nearly 40 medically underserved Southeast Texas women received free preventative health screenings, clinical breast exams and mammograms from the Gift of Life.

Since 2000, the refinery has annually sponsored Gift of Life van sites, making available more than 550 free mammograms and clinical breast exams and helping extend the lives of women, whose breast cancer was detected at Motiva-sponsored screenings and were navigated through treatment.

My mom is a breast cancer survivor, so I make it a point to have a mammogram every year. The Gift of Life is an excellent program because it provides women like myself, who may not have the funds to afford healthcare, to have a free screening every year. I am thankful to Motiva for helping the Gift of Life provide these screenings. – Gift of Life client at Motiva-sponsored van site

A true champion of the Gift of Life’s cause, Motiva also supports the organization’s Prostate Cancer Program, helping to provide free prostate cancer screenings to thousands of medically underserved men.

In 2010, Motiva was awarded the Gift of Life’s prestigious Corporate “Spirit of Love” Award to honor its outstanding community leadership and commitment to the Gift of Life’s mission of saving lives through the provision of essential cancer education and free healthcare services for medically underserved individuals.

At this year’s Motiva-sponsored van site at the West Side Development Center, the Gift of Life, through its medical collaboration with the Port Arthur Health Department healthcare representatives, provided preventative healthcare screenings, including blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol. Education regarding breast cancer, skin cancer, tobacco prevention and nutrition was also provided to encourage healthy lifestyle practices that reduce the risk of disease. Motiva’s generous support of Gift of Life preventative healthcare initiatives greatly enhances the community’s health and well-being.

The Gift of Life is also fortunate to have the support of the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, a program that strives to increase awareness of the lifesaving benefits of early detection of breast cancer.  For six years, the Gift of Life has benefited from funding through the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade’s Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP), which funds 56 community outreach and breast cancer screening programs nationwide in an effort to link medically underserved women to breast health education and screening services. Low-income, under-insured, and other marginalized populations often need targeted, customized approaches to help them obtain regular mammograms and clinical breast exams. Through the Avon BHOP, the Gift of Life is empowered to offer these lifesaving services throughout seven Southeast Texas counties.

With the support of Motiva Enterprises, LLC, Avon BHOP and other generous donors, ​the Gift of Life has helped extend the lives of more than 275 Southeast Texans who have been diagnosed with breast or prostate cancer and treated through its efforts.

Gift of Life and Entergy Texas: Saving Lives in Southeast Texas

Gift of Life client with Entergy Texas and Gift of Life representatives

Thanks to the extraordinary support of Entergy Texas, nearly 40 medically underserved Southeast Texas women received free preventative health screenings, clinical breast exams and mammograms from the Gift of Life.

Entergy Texas is a company that dedicates resources to empower its employees, retirees and stakeholders to “give back” to communities and make a difference that will improve quality of life.

Entergy’s spirit of altruism is evident in its nearly 20-year endorsement of Gift of Life initiatives that save lives in Southeast Texas through preventative healthcare, education and cancer screenings for medically underserved individuals.

Getting a mammogram is a wonderful experience at the Gift of Life. Everyone treats you with care and concern. I’m so happy to have this test completed and know that I have done what I can to live a healthy, happy life.

– Gift of Life client at an Entergy Texas-sponsored van site

For 15 years, Entergy Texas has annually sponsored Gift of Life mobile mammography van sites, making available more than 600 free mammograms and clinical breast exams and helping extend the lives of seven women who were diagnosed with breast cancer at Entergy-sponsored sites and provided access to treatment. In 2001, Entergy Texas was recognized with the Gift of Life’s prestigious Corporate “Spirit of Love” Award for its outstanding community leadership and advancement of the Gift of Life’s mission to save lives by eliminating barriers to care that include access to physicians, affordable insurance and the complexity of navigating the medical provider system, intensified by differences in culture and language.

Gift of Life client with Entergy Texas and Gift of Life representativesA Fortune 500 corporation with approximately 13,000 employees, Entergy epitomizes the power of giving, providing $15.5 million in grants in 2015 to improve the quality of life in the communities in which it operates. For seven consecutive years, Entergy has been named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility magazine. The company was also nationally honored by Points of Light Foundation as one of the top 50 most civic-minded corporations of America.

The Gift of Life is also fortunate to have the support of the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, a program that strives to increase awareness of the lifesaving benefits of early detection of breast cancer.  For six years, the Gift of Life has benefited from funding through the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade’s Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP), which funds 56 community outreach and breast cancer screening programs nationwide in an effort to link medically underserved women to breast health education and screening services. Low-income, under-insured, and other marginalized populations often need targeted, customized approaches to help them obtain regular mammograms and clinical breast exams. Through the Avon BHOP, the Gift of Life is empowered to offer these lifesaving services throughout seven Southeast Texas counties.

With the support of Entergy Texas, Avon BHOP and other generous donors, the Gift of Life has helped extend the lives of more than 275 Southeast Texans who have been diagnosed with breast or prostate cancer and treated through its efforts.


The Gift of Life is accepting new client applications. FREE mammograms and clinical breast exams are provided to women with limited income and who do not have private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare, or whose insurance has a high deductible.

To find out if you qualify for a free mammogram, please call the Gift of Life at 409.833.3663 or toll-free at (877) 720-GIFT (4438), or fill out the form below.


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Gift of Life and the Hebert Foundation: Saving Lives in Southeast Texas

Thanks to the extraordinary support of the Hebert Foundation, nearly 40 medically underserved Southeast Texas women received free preventative health screenings, clinical breast exams and mammograms from the Gift of Life.

Founded in 1985, the Hebert Foundation strives to further the inspiring legacy of Wilton and Effie Mae Hebert and their commitment to serving the less fortunate. As a lasting testament to the family’s benevolence, the Hebert Foundation continues to bless the lives of those in need by making available grants to local charities.

For more than 16 years, the Hebert Foundation has impacted the lives of medically underserved women and men through its continual support of the Gift of Life’s free breast and prostate cancer screening programs.

Breast cancer can be a scary thing. I feel so fortunate that I was able to have this free screening today because I know that I’m doing what I can to save my health. This is a great organization!

– Gift of Life client at a Hebert Foundation-sponsored van site

Since 2000, the foundation has annually sponsored two Gift of Life van sites, providing 29 van sites and 1,045 free clinical breast exams and mammograms, which have helped extend the lives of women who were diagnosed with breast cancer at Hebert Foundation-sponsored sites and navigated through treatment. Additionally, thousands of men have received free prostate cancer screenings at Gift of Life events sponsored by the Hebert Foundation and other generous contributors.

In recognition of the foundation’s longstanding support, the Gift of Life presented its 2015 Julie Rogers “Spirit of Love” Award to Hebert Foundation representatives to honor its community leadership and dedication to provide healthcare for individuals in need.

The Gift of Life is also fortunate to have the support of the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, a program that strives to increase awareness of the lifesaving benefits of early detection of breast cancer.  For six years, the Gift of Life has benefited from funding through the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade’s Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP), which funds 56 community outreach and breast cancer screening programs nationwide in an effort to link medically underserved women to breast health education and screening services. Low-income, under-insured, and other marginalized populations often need targeted, customized approaches to help them obtain regular mammograms and clinical breast exams. Through the Avon BHOP, the Gift of Life is empowered to offer these lifesaving services throughout seven Southeast Texas counties.

With the support of the Hebert Foundation, Avon BHOP and other generous donors, the Gift of Life has helped extend the lives of more than 275 Southeast Texans who have been diagnosed with breast or prostate cancer and treated through its efforts.


The Gift of Life is accepting new client applications. FREE mammograms and clinical breast exams are provided to women with limited income and who do not have private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare, or whose insurance has a high deductible.

To find out if you qualify for a free mammogram, please call the Gift of Life at 409.833.3663 or toll-free at (877) 720-GIFT (4438), or fill out the form below.


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Gift of Life and Winners for Life: Saving Lives in Southeast Texas

Thanks to the extraordinary support of Winners for Life, 34 medically underserved Southeast Texas women received free preventative health screenings, clinical breast exams and mammograms from the Gift of Life.

Winners for Life was formed in Port Arthur in 2003 by Father Larry Gutierrez as a small subcommittee with Sacred Heart – Saint Mary Parish’s education program. The group strives to educate women about breast cancer, raise funds to help provide free Gift of Life mammograms and serve as a support system for women battling the disease.

Previously under the direction of the late Winnie Frelow, EdD, a beloved breast cancer survivor who served as chairperson and passed away in 2013 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, Winners for Life represents several religious denominations and has blossomed into a committee of more than 50 members. Current chairperson Elvira Narcisse furthers Frelow’s mission to positively influence individuals affected by breast cancer through her tireless dedication.

Winners for Life members with Gift of Life client

Over the years, the Gift of Life has done so much to create awareness for women to check their breasts to detect early incidence of breast cancer. – Fr. Sampson Etim, MSP, Pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church

For more than 10 years, committed Winners for Life members have participated in grassroots fundraising for the Gift of Life breast cancer program – hosting bake sales, garage sales and silent auctions, as well as a yearly luncheon and seminar, which is attended by more than 250 individuals.

To recognize Winners for Life’s invaluable support, Gift of Life has designated the organization as a sponsor of the UTMB Mobile Mammography Van at which nearly 60 medically underserved individuals have received free clinical breast exams and mammograms during the past two years. Winners for Life was also honored with the Gift of Life’s prestigious Georgie Volz Shine a Light Award for its extraordinary commitment to illuminate the lives of those battling cancer.

Gift of Life client with Judith Smith, RN

The Gift of Life is also fortunate to have the support of the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, a program that strives to increase awareness of the lifesaving benefits of early detection of breast cancer.  For six years, the Gift of Life has benefited from funding through the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade’s Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP), which funds 56 community outreach and breast cancer screening programs nationwide in an effort to link medically underserved women to breast health education and screening services. Low-income, under-insured, and other marginalized populations often need targeted, customized approaches to help them obtain regular mammograms and clinical breast exams. Through the Avon BHOP, the Gift of Life is empowered to offer these lifesaving services throughout seven Southeast Texas counties.

With the support of Winners for Life, Avon BHOP and other generous donors, the Gift of Life has helped extend the lives of more than 275 Southeast Texans who have been diagnosed with breast or prostate cancer and treated through its efforts.


The Gift of Life is accepting new client applications. FREE mammograms and clinical breast exams are provided to women with limited income and who do not have private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare, or whose insurance has a high deductible.

To find out if you qualify for a free mammogram, please call the Gift of Life at 409.833.3663 or toll-free at (877) 720-GIFT (4438), or fill out the form below.


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Gift of Life and Cheniere Energy, Inc. Save Lives by Providing Free Women’s Health Screenings

Gift of Life client, Cheniere Energy, Inc. representative Cindy McGee, Gift of Life Program Services Manager Christina Morris

With the generous support of Cheniere Energy, Inc., 36 medically underserved women received free Gift of Life clinical breast exams and mammograms on the UTMB Galveston mobile van that was conveniently located at Procter Baptist Church in Port Arthur.

Expanding its women’s health services in collaboration with the Port Arthur Health Department, Gift of Life also offered primary care tests for blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes, as well as education on skin cancer, nutrition, tobacco cessation and HPV.

Cheniere representatives Cindy McGee and Paula Bothe attended the van site, demonstrating the company’s commitment to making this lifesaving initiative available to Port Arthur residents. Cindy, a breast cancer survivor, has a heightened understanding of the vital importance of the Gift of Life’s screenings and diagnostic tests with navigation to cancer treatment for at-risk women who cannot afford medical insurance.

Port Arthur Health Department's India James with Gift of Life client

Port Arthur Health Department’s India James educating Gift of Life client on blood pressure and cholesterol

“I am very thankful to Gift of Life and Cheniere for giving me this opportunity to have a mammogram,” a Gift of Life client said. “This has been a great experience. Not only did I receive a mammogram, but they also checked for diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. For someone without insurance like me, this wouldn’t be a possibility.”

Clients consistently expressed appreciation for the services of the Gift of Life and the sponsorship of Cheniere for bringing these critical screenings to their hometown.

“We are honored that Cheniere shares the Gift of Life’s mission of saving lives in Southeast Texas,” said Regina Rogers, Gift of Life Founder and Chair. “At every van site, we provide a depth of services, delivered with a great deal of compassion and love. Cheniere’s sponsorship again this year will help bring peace of mind to dozens of medically underserved Southeast Texas women who lack access to care. We are truly grateful for the company’s endorsement and support.”

Gift of Life's Andrea Gambino gives anti-tobacco literature to Gift of Life client and daughters

Gift of Life’s Andrea Gambino gives anti-tobacco literature to Gift of Life client and daughters

Cheniere Energy, Inc., is a Houston-based energy company, specializing in liquefied natural gas exports. Deeply committed to the communities where its employees live and work, Cheniere dedicates its resources to the critical needs of the region. In the past year, the company has provided more than one million dollars to worthy causes, partnering with organizations and initiatives that support education, medical care and economic development.

Thank you, Cheniere Energy, Inc., for helping the Gift of Life save lives!

Gift of Life founder and chair, Regina Rogers, Gift of Life client, Cheniere Energy, Inc. representative Cindy McGee and Gift of Life Program Services Manager Christina Morris

Gift of Life founder and chair, Regina Rogers, Gift of Life client, Cheniere Energy, Inc. representative Cindy McGee and Gift of Life Program Services Manager Christina Morris

The Gift of Life is also fortunate to have the support of the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, a program that strives to increase awareness of the lifesaving benefits of early detection of breast cancer.  For six years, the Gift of Life has benefited from funding through the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade’s Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP), which funds 56 community outreach and breast cancer screening programs nationwide in an effort to link medically underserved women to breast health education and screening services. Low-income, under-insured, and other marginalized populations often need targeted, customized approaches to help them obtain regular mammograms and clinical breast exams. Through the Avon BHOP, the Gift of Life is empowered to offer these lifesaving services throughout seven Southeast Texas counties.

With the support of Winners for Life, Avon BHOP and other generous donors, the Gift of Life has helped extend the lives of more than 275 Southeast Texans who have been diagnosed with breast or prostate cancer and treated through its efforts.


Last year, the Gift of Life provided nearly 2,300 clinical breast exams and mammograms to medically underserved women, with an additional 430 diagnostic mammograms, 433 diagnostic ultrasounds and 32 biopsies for women who obtained abnormal results. These efforts diagnosed breast cancer in 8 women, all of whom are being navigated through treatment by compassionate Gift of Life case managers and also comforted and encouraged by the Pink Power Network, the Gift of Life’s support group that meets on the third Thursday of each month throughout the year.

The Gift of Life is accepting new client applications. FREE mammograms and clinical breast exams are provided to women with limited income and who do not have private insurance, Medicaid or Medicare, or whose insurance has a high deductible.

To find out if you qualify for a free mammogram, please call the Gift of Life at 409.833.3663 or toll-free at (877) 720-GIFT (4438), or fill out the form below.


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Gift of Life and Chevron Phillips: Saving Lives in Southeast Texas

Chevron Phillips mobile mammography van site

Thanks to the extraordinary support of Chevron Phillips, nearly 40 medically underserved Southeast Texas women received free clinical breast exams and mammograms from the Gift of Life.

Chevron Phillips is a worldwide chemical corporation that believes real benefits can be gained by establishing effective relationships within the community. Encouraging organizations that promote private enterprise, health services, education and civic progression has been an investment that has paid great dividends, engendering an internationally-respected reputation founded upon the company’s loyalty and goodwill.

I know that it is crucial that I take care of my health. The opportunity to have a mammogram means the world to me. Thank you to the Gift of Life and Chevron for providing free mammograms to so many women.

– Chevron Phillips mammography client

Chevron Phillips mobile mammography van site

Chevron has built an enduring legacy of compassion, donating funds to worthy causes and encouraging employees to make a similar positive impact. Since the company’s inception, the corporation has invested more than $15 million (and countless volunteer hours) in communities where its employees live and work.

Each year, Chevron Phillips sponsors a UTMB mobile mammography van site, which has provided nearly 200 free clinical breast exams and mammograms for medically underserved women. The company’s commitment to the Gift of Life’s prostate cancer programs has helped the organization provide primary care tests and prostate cancer treatment for medically underserved Southeast Texas men. Through this initiative, the Gift of Life has provided treatment and support for 69 men diagnosed with prostate cancer at its screenings.

Thanks to wonderful supporters like Chevron Phillips, the Gift of Life has been able to extend the lives of more than 275 Southeast Texans who have been diagnosed and treated through its efforts.

National Men’s Health Month in June: Gift of Life Provides Free Healthcare Screenings for Medically Underserved Men

Free Healthcare Screenings for Medically Underserved Men

During June, National Men’s Health Month, the Gift of Life with medical partners, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, and local healthcare organizations will provide free healthcare screenings and educational materials to reduce disparities and heighten awareness of men’s preventable health problems in Southeast Texas.

June screenings are scheduled in Beaumont, Port Arthur and Orange for eligible medically underserved men who face the greatest barriers to care.  Clients will receive comprehensive primary healthcare services, including on-site consultations with medical professionals to discuss the screenings, the significance of test results, and healthy lifestyle practices, and receive educational information and access to regional resources. The free panel of screenings will include prostate-specific antigen (PSA), cholesterol and glucose, blood pressure, HIV and Hepatitis C tests.

The Gift of Life will also provide breakfast and lunch, door prizes and other health-related incentives.

Regional organizations will participate at the screening sites with representatives from Baptist Hospitals, UTMB, Triangle Area Network, Spindletop Center and Lamar University faculty and students.

These screenings are essential to the ever-increasing need for medical services in our region. Early detection is the best protection and statistics reflect that the five-year survival rate for men whose prostate cancer is diagnosed early is nearly 100 percent.

The Gift of Life screens men who are at least 45 years of age (40 if African American or younger if there is a family history of prostate cancer) who have not had prostate cancer, have limited income and are medically underinsured.

Since 2000, the Gift of Life has made available nearly 8,400 free prostate cancer screenings and helped extend the lives of 69 men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and whose diagnostic and cancer treatment costs were entirely underwritten by the Gift of Life.

As part of its continuum of care, the Gift of Life’s Prostate Cancer Support Group, Men Against Cancer offers support for men with prostate cancer, their families and care givers.  Meetings are hosted the second Tuesday of each month at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and allows men an opportunity to meet others, share their experiences and gain information from featured speakers to strengthen recovery and have one-on-one support.

During Men’s Health Month, the Gift of Life will host screening sites from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 4 in Orange at Lamar State College, Saturday, June 11 in Beaumont at Lamar Institute of Technology and Saturday, June 25 in Port Arthur at the Carl Parker Center.

Pre-registration is recommended and walk-ins will be accepted subject to eligibility.

To register for a screening, please fill out the form below or call the 24-hour hotline at 409.860.3369.

Gift of Life Participates in AVON 39

Gift of Life staff and volunteers recently completed the Avon 39, a 39-mile walk in Houston to end breast cancer. Each one raised a minimum of $1,800 to participate in the walk that funds breast cancer research, awareness and education, as well as provides assistance for families currently battling the disease. Avon is a generous supporter of the Gift of Life.

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Gift of Life Provides Breast Cancer Screenings Through Support of Avon

GOL client with husband and grandchild, GOL translator Martha Suarez and GOL volunteer Tressie Holmes

Nearly 35 medically underserved Southeast Texas women received free clinical breast exams and mammograms from the Gift of Life.

GOL client with daughter and granddaughterLow-income, underinsured and other marginalized populations often need target, customized approaches to help them obtain regular breast cancer screenings. The Gift of Life is empowered to offer these lifesaving services within seven Southeast Texas counties through the support of programs like the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.

Thanks to extraordinary funding provided by Avon, the Gift of Life can link medically underserved women with breast health education and screening services.

I’m 54 years old and have never had a mammogram. My doctor recommended that I should get screened. I’ve been married for 36 years and have seven children and six grandchildren. I want to see these little ones grow up and have their own kids one day. – Gift of Life Mammography Client

UT mammography tech and GOL clientGift of Life clients benefit from support services that bridge disparities limiting the deliverance of lifesaving care. From childcare, transportation and translation assistance, each client is individually navigated through the organization’s corridor of compassionate care. Upon the diagnosis of breast cancer, Gift of Life clients are provided a case manager who accompanies them through their healing journey and facilitates services to alleviate the emotional, financial and medical pressures accompanying every cancer diagnosis. Since inception, the Gift of Life has diagnosed nearly 200 medically underserved Southeast Texas women with breast cancer and navigated them into treatment.

Though the charitable support of Avon, the Gift of Life can continue providing these essential services to local women in need. Avon’s dedication to this cause illuminates its commitment to helping enhance healthcare services for individuals who cannot afford medical care or insurance.


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