Local Businesses Donate $12,500 to Fight Breast Cancer

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PALM COAST, Fla., November 29, 2017 On Nov. 21, three local businesses donated nearly $12,500 to the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation to fund mammograms, breast ultrasounds, biopsies and other diagnostic services for local women in need.

We are so appreciative to all the support and effort our local business community provides Florida Hospital Flagler, said John Subers, Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation executive director. These businesses and their customers are making a difference in our community. These funds are saving lives in Flagler County.

For every car sold in October, Palm Coast Ford pledged $50 to the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation breast cancer fund. At the end of the month, their contribution totaled $7,450.

We are proud to have the opportunity to support the Flagler County community and are excited to partner with the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation on this great cause, said Don York, general manager of Palm Coast Ford. Our contribution directly reflects the wonderful customers that we have. Together, we are all saving lives in Flagler County.

For every express lava wash purchased in October, SuperWash Express pledged $1 to the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation breast cancer fund. In addition, the Palm Coast carwash collected donations from customers for a total contribution of $4,436.

We are happy to support this great cause, and appreciate all of our customers who helped us raise this money to fight breast cancer locally in our own community, said Paul Bradley, SuperWash Express president.

Staff at Palm Coast Data personally raised $605 to support the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundations breast cancer fund.

This is a cause our entire team truly supports and our human resources department organizes this fundraiser every year, said Gary Blumenfeld, vice president of sales and marketing for Palm Coast Data. In addition, our president and CEO, Rory Burke, was incredibly supportive and instrumental in the success of this years Pink 5K that also benefits the breast cancer services at Florida Hospital Flagler.

About Florida Hospital Flagler

Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 45 hospital campuses and 8,200 licensed beds in nine states, serving more than 5 million patients annually. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, Florida Hospital Flagler has 99-beds and is one of the seven Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region has 1,226 beds and more than 7,800 employees.

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