Local Women's Group Donates to Florida Hospital DeLand

Group of breast cancer survivors.
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DELAND, Fla., April 13, 2016 The second annual Out of the Box Fashion Show on April 2 at the Chisholm Community Center in DeLand featured designers from North and Central Florida and raised $500 to support cancer care at Florida Hospital DeLand.

The fashion show was sponsored by Cameron Enterprises, LLC; Deliverance Outreach Ministries; Mitzi's First Impression Hair Salon; and Kimeca's Design Element. The first letter of each organization composes the women's empowerment team called CDMK which focuses on self-esteem, self-worth and self-commitment and provides women opportunities to enhance their lives.

With these funds, well be able to help local cancer patients in need and provide funding for equipment and other capital needs, said Maureen McLain Mercho, Florida Hospital DeLand Foundation executive director. We are truly grateful for this generous donation from the ladies of CDMK who work to strengthen women within our community.

About Florida Hospital DeLand

Florida Hospital DeLand is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. With 156-beds, Florida Hospital DeLand is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 899 beds and nearly 5,900 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community's overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements.

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