The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health and other organizations joined forces to “Boo Away Breast Cancer”.
On Monday, October 4, hundreds of items were donated to support the cancer patients and their caregivers at Hope House of Hospitality, located at 786 Northside Drive, Jackson, MS.
Hope House of Hospitality is designed to provide a home away from home for people undergoing outpatient cancer treatments. They offer lodging, transportation to medical appointments, meals, and laundry facilities at no cost to their guests.
Items donated for “Boo Away Breast Cancer” included nonperishable food, cleaning supplies, paper goods, and gift cards. Lunch was also provided.
This Breast Cancer awareness event was a collaboration between Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Lambda Omega Chapter; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Alpha Delta Zeta Chapter; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Rho Xi Omega Chapter; and the Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health.